Out to Build Bridges

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Out to Build Bridges

This is a LGBTQ+ group.  All men are encouraged to join, including straight men.

However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled.  

The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities.  This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered.  And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.

Debate is expected, but this is for building up bridges not tearing down people.

Main rule: don't be a jerk.

Members: 59
Latest Activity: Dec 23, 2016

Discussion Forum

Boy Scouts: my failed attempt at bridge building

Started by Salt Dragon. Last reply by Sir Dec 23, 2016. 3 Replies

I am curious if I"m going about bridge building in an effective way.  Sorry this is so long. Let me explain.Growing up I enjoyed boy scouts for the male camaraderie in a largely female dominated…Continue

Article: The emerging science of 'bromosexual' friendships

Started by Doug B. Last reply by Salt Dragon Dec 22, 2016. 13 Replies

I thought this article would be a good read for members of this group:…Continue

This week (23-29th Oct) is Asexual Awareness Week 2016!

Started by Kai Pufflehugs IV Oct 23, 2016. 0 Replies

Asexuality is a sexual orientation, meaning that a person doesn’t experience sexual attraction to anyone of any gender. This is distinct from romantic orientations - Sexual attraction being who you…Continue

​ On straight sex making you a "real man"

Started by Kai Pufflehugs IV. Last reply by Brad Thompson Oct 17, 2016. 3 Replies

We've probably all come across this idea: that a man is only a man if he's bedded a woman; the idea that the only "real men" are those who have put the wood in the particular hole.This is not…Continue

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Comment by Poe Dameron on August 24, 2016 at 11:34pm
Even if it took me a long time to admit it, I am glad I did finally start coming out of the closet to people. At last I found out before I entered a relationship with a woman and ended up divorced as a result
Comment by Paul MacAlindin on June 17, 2016 at 6:11pm

Got into a twitter battle on this one, so bring it on, guys: https://www.gaytimes.co.uk/life/40049/paul-macalindin-orlando-fight...

Comment by Michael J. K. on February 24, 2016 at 10:56pm

Amen to that Sir Edmund

Comment by Michael J. K. on February 8, 2016 at 12:26am

I am okay the way I am.

Comment by Sir on January 13, 2016 at 9:56am

Accepting as they are people we accept as they are, but not accepting people we don't accept, should be an easy enough task for all of us!

Comment by David R. on January 13, 2016 at 8:35am

I am getting so tired of guys trying to come up with weird reasons why some persons are not heterosexual.  Why can't we just accept people as they are?  (And in this group to be accepted I do not include pedophiles or persons who rape.  That is completely different from sexual orientation.)

Comment by Michael J. K. on November 2, 2015 at 11:32am

hugs

Comment by Michael J. K. on August 2, 2015 at 3:31am

hope all is well with everyone

hugs to everyone here

Comment by Milo Morris on June 28, 2015 at 10:03am

I'm glad to see that coming out to people is working out well for you so far.

Comment by Milo Morris on May 21, 2015 at 9:00am

Hey Michael. Lots going on in RL as the concert season draws to a close, and I'm nearing the end of my securities licensing.

 

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Latest Activity

Carl Monster replied to J. Exalto's discussion What kind of woman are you interested in?
"Thanks, I have no clue otherwise."
21 minutes ago
Carl Monster replied to J. Exalto's discussion What kind of woman are you interested in?
"Each snowflake is unique, though fleeting, yes."
21 minutes ago
Mongoose replied to J. Exalto's discussion What kind of woman are you interested in?
"It was humor: self-contradictory-type humor."
34 minutes ago
Salt Dragon replied to J. Exalto's discussion What kind of woman are you interested in?
"Im not unique either!  I'm just like a snowflake blowing around in the snowdrift of humanity.  Watch me freeze, melt, evaporate and come down as something else.  And it is all good.  "
37 minutes ago
Carl Monster replied to J. Exalto's discussion What kind of woman are you interested in?
"I cannot determine sarcasm/humor well in this format, so I'm not sure how or even if a response is necessary."
38 minutes ago
Mongoose replied to J. Exalto's discussion What kind of woman are you interested in?
"You take that back! I am NOT unique. I am the same as everyone else. In fact, I'm so high in the degree of sameness that I bet no one can beat me at being the same!"
1 hour ago
Mongoose replied to arnab banerjee's discussion the question of rape
"Heh"
1 hour ago
Carl Monster replied to J. Exalto's discussion What kind of woman are you interested in?
"I second you on that last point, and it's something that I've slowly been realizing through the years; the women/men divide is all illusion. We are all individuals behind the meat suits we wear; deep down, unique. "
1 hour ago

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