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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #30 on: July 09, 2011, 11:26:57 AM »

Pairing two characters of the same gender when they're not really homosexual. (Newkirk/Alek  :o ) Usually extremely dirty.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #31 on: July 09, 2011, 11:27:41 AM »

.......Right......

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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #32 on: July 09, 2011, 11:29:15 AM »

They're always interesting though........
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #33 on: July 09, 2011, 11:31:29 AM »

I don't read dirty fics. It ruins the character for me.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #34 on: July 09, 2011, 11:34:24 AM »

Yeah I've learned my lesson.  :P  All thought I do like So Julia's one.....
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #35 on: July 09, 2011, 11:35:38 AM »

....And that one was about?....

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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #36 on: July 09, 2011, 11:36:45 AM »

Yeah I've learned my lesson.  :P  All thought I do like So Julia's one.....
That's 'cause it's Julia. She's awesome regardless.  :P
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #37 on: July 09, 2011, 01:31:02 PM »

Trideca, your definition of slash is completely off. It's any pairing of the same gender. They can be gay/les/bi/pans/whatever in canon... or not. It doesn't make a difference. Still slash.

I'm not even go to touch mr.homphobe's comments. Yet.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #38 on: July 09, 2011, 02:03:57 PM »

Now I want to know more about this. DX I don't suppose they were treated very well, though... I know that many homosexuals during WWII were taken to concetration camps and often tortured and experimented on in order to find a "cure for homosexuality" (which is stupid and disgusting), so I doubt homosexuals were treated any better before then. Or maybe they were? Who knows?
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #39 on: July 09, 2011, 10:50:38 PM »

Yeah...up until a while ago (like, the 1950's in some places?) Being a homosexual was a crime...but like Scott said, they didn't think that female homosexuality existed.           
  Punishments? In some places, it meant losing your life...but in England, the punishment for being homosexual was eitgher 2 years of community service or undergoing hormonal therapy. I think.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #40 on: July 09, 2011, 11:15:31 PM »

Trideca, your definition of slash is completely off. It's any pairing of the same gender. They can be gay/les/bi/pans/whatever in canon... or not. It doesn't make a difference. Still slash.

I'm not even go to touch mr.homphobe's comments. Yet.


Ack. The article on fanfic I read lied. Thanks for clearing that up.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #41 on: July 09, 2011, 11:26:03 PM »

Trideca, your definition of slash is completely off. It's any pairing of the same gender. They can be gay/les/bi/pans/whatever in canon... or not. It doesn't make a difference. Still slash.

I'm not even go to touch mr.homphobe's comments. Yet.


Ack. The article on fanfic I read lied. Thanks for clearing that up.

  Slash fiction? Oh, yeah....well, it's probably possible for same-couple ship fanfics to be innocent, too...
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #42 on: July 10, 2011, 12:53:58 AM »

I found this in wikipedia: "Schon im Osmanischen Reich standen gleichgeschlechtliche Handlungen seit 1852 nicht mehr unter Strafe."
It says that since 1852 homosexual acts (do you say it that way?) are not punished anymore in the Ottoman Empire.
Then I found several things about that they liked "unbehaarte Knaben" (hairless boys) but not much more. So I guess they were pretty open to that. But after all homosexuality was pretty normal in the past times, just think of the Romans or the Greeks.
After the Ottoman Empire became Turkey they took over this rule, although you still might get problems today, if you openly admit that you're gay/lesbian.
I hope that helps a bit.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #43 on: July 10, 2011, 04:43:00 AM »

Well, that's for male sexuality. I'm lost on WW1, but I know around the Renaissance, I believe, screwing little boys was basically the cool new thing.
Also, for a while at least, girls were thought incapable of having sexual pleasure without a man, so lesbians were 'impossible.'



Note that Lilit has only kissed one girl. Who looked like a boy. And only one other person was around. And we'll be seeing her in Goliath- I highly doubt they're going back to Istanbul, so maybe Lilit's moved to a place more open? (....America is the only one I can think of, haha.) Who knows.
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Re: Attitudes to Homosexuality in 1914
« Reply #44 on: July 10, 2011, 11:01:45 AM »

Well, that's for male sexuality. I'm lost on WW1, but I know around the Renaissance, I believe, screwing little boys was basically the cool new thing.
Also, for a while at least, girls were thought incapable of having sexual pleasure without a man, so lesbians were 'impossible.'



Note that Lilit has only kissed one girl. Who looked like a boy. And only one other person was around. And we'll be seeing her in Goliath- I highly doubt they're going back to Istanbul, so maybe Lilit's moved to a place more open? (....America is the only one I can think of, haha.) Who knows.


Yeah, they did think female homosexuality was impossible...didn't Scott say that during the meetup?
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