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Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« on: June 30, 2011, 11:45:06 AM »

This isn't meant to pick a fight. But now that Scott has chucked Lilit out of the closet, I was wondering what kind of situation she'd be in. Alas, Google has failed me. Does anyone know how the Ottoman Empire treated gays/lesbians in 1914? (I feel a fanfic brewing.  ;) )
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2011, 11:47:47 AM »

If it was not recognized in britain and usa (i think), then it would be hard to be considered serious in the ottoman empire, but it that was the case, i don't think there would be any laws against it for the same reason.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2011, 11:50:46 AM »

Uh huh. I believe the common religion at the time was Islam. The conservative brances, like conservative Christianity, usually don't approve.
However, Zaven was very pro-women's rights, so chances were their family wasn't Muslim, or was quite liberal for their time period. I don't believe Lilit always wears a veil while around Alek and Deryn, so definitely not strict Islam.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2011, 10:08:40 AM »

Did you post this topic because of me?
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2011, 10:11:28 AM »

No. Not everything's about you.... I posted it because Scott told us Lilit was officially a lesbian, and I was wondering what it would be like for her in her time period. I wanted to write a fic about it. So far, no information.  :P
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2011, 10:20:23 AM »

No. Not everything's about you.... I posted it because Scott told us Lilit was officially a lesbian, and I was wondering what it would be like for her in her time period. I wanted to write a fic about it. So far, no information.  :P
Wait...Lilith is a lesbian?! Why?! You know that disgusting people can use her in their own filthy fanfics. You know what I mean?
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2011, 10:25:35 AM »

This isn't meant to pick a fight. But now that Scott has chucked Lilit out of the closet, I was wondering what kind of situation she'd be in. Alas, Google has failed me. Does anyone know how the Ottoman Empire treated gays/lesbians in 1914? (I feel a fanfic brewing.  ;) )
Interesting.  I googled it, binged it, and yahooed it....... Nothing  :P

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Why would it be because of you?
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2011, 10:28:47 AM »

This isn't meant to pick a fight. But now that Scott has chucked Lilit out of the closet, I was wondering what kind of situation she'd be in. Alas, Google has failed me. Does anyone know how the Ottoman Empire treated gays/lesbians in 1914? (I feel a fanfic brewing.  ;) )
Interesting.  I googled it, binged it, and yahooed it....... Nothing  :P

Did you post this topic because of me?
Why would it be because of you?
Well...Bea-la...I don't really like homos and i thought they are wrong and wierd. No time to argue, man. Everbody knows Carmine101 hated homos. Now, let's talk about what the heck is going on and why Scott wanted Lilith to be a lesbian.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2011, 10:29:33 AM »

Somebody please tell me why Scott wanted lilith to be a lesbian?
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2011, 10:30:42 AM »

Somebody please tell me why Scott wanted lilith to be a lesbian?
I don't know!! He just did.  Probably to make it interesting....
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2011, 10:32:12 AM »

Somebody please tell me why Scott wanted lilith to be a lesbian?
I don't know!! He just did.  Probably to make it interesting....
Interesting? I hope not. Male authors always put some lesbians in their books.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2011, 10:33:48 AM »

.....Always?....




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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2011, 10:34:18 AM »

Somebody please tell me why Scott wanted lilith to be a lesbian?
I don't know!! He just did.  Probably to make it interesting....
Interesting? I hope not. Male authors always put some lesbians in their books.
Well people were actually gay/lesbian back then,  so maybe he was trying to make it realistic.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2011, 10:37:26 AM »

Somebody please tell me why Scott wanted lilith to be a lesbian?
I don't know!! He just did.  Probably to make it interesting....
Interesting? I hope not. Male authors always put some lesbians in their books.
Well people were actually gay/lesbian back then,  so maybe he was trying to make it realistic.
I don't know, man. If people know Lilith is a lesbian, then they will use her in their dirty fanfics. Trust me, I've seen everything. Look what they did to Call of Duty and Resident Evil.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #14 on: July 09, 2011, 10:39:19 AM »

Again, calm down.

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