LGBT Discrimination: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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  • Published on Aug 24, 2015
  • This year’s gay marriage ruling was a milestone, but LGBT discrimination is still surprisingly legal. John Oliver explains why we need a federal anti-discrimination law.
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Comments • 17 195

  • Dr. Blowtorch
    Dr. Blowtorch 12 hours ago

    He fucks cakes yet he thinks that gay marriage is bad

  • terry ferguson
    terry ferguson Day ago

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  • Ayrton Shadbolt
    Ayrton Shadbolt Day ago +1

    "not as dumb as the apple watch" wo boy have i got news for you right now

  • Tom Tall
    Tom Tall Day ago

    Look around you, and wake up. Men homosexuals don't like women. I think it is time to examine why there are so few women in the sciences, and upper levels of business. I am aware that many science departments have a bias towards gay men and against women (gay or not). It is easy to pick them out. They have a larger number of women students at all levels (even PHD programs) than men, but have hired very few women as professors. The same is in business. Lots of women at all levels except as decision makers.

  • Toby Sullivan
    Toby Sullivan Day ago +1

    this video isnt from last week or tonight

  • Eyas Fattah
    Eyas Fattah Day ago

    John aged in Trumps era nearly as strikingly as the candidate Obama vs Pres

  • Flavius Tiberiu
    Flavius Tiberiu Day ago

    fuck john oliqueer

  • YzeeVII
    YzeeVII 2 days ago

    soon aids will spread across all of america

  • Josie
    Josie 2 days ago +4

    Four years later and this is exactly the same situation we’re still in

  • Riot Breaker
    Riot Breaker 2 days ago +1

    This is why pride month exists. To go against repression, that's the whole point of the pride part.

  • Jim Smith
    Jim Smith 3 days ago

    OH JOHN!!!: I think you are intelligent, funny, and the show has weight to it. SO... it should not be a stretch to say I violently disagree with you. Brother, get OFF your soapbox. In my lifetime, I've seen the pendulum swing from one extreme to the next... and they NEVER were the right way to end up. I KNOW all sorts of Gay people... worked with all sorts of Gay people... in my mind, THEY CHOOSE to make the ground into MUD! They had the "partners act" (in California), BUT NO!!! It wasn't good enough! When I lived with my girlfriend, I couldn't get those rights... so much for equality! I'M TIRED of the Gay Agenda! I wish we could go back to a day, when all Gay people were in the "closet" and we didn't HAVE to have an opinion about this crap! SERIOUSLY... haven't we got better things to do than have our every waking moment taken up with what Gay people think is important? I define a clean slate by civil discourse and the right for people to disagree. The facts are this... The Gay Agenda wasn't OK with the State of California saying NO to Gay marriage. So they got one of their closeted judges to pass it behind our backs... so much for democracy! Now we are being socially bullied into agreeing with them,.... even IF we choose NOT to agree... that's social Fascism... where is the homosexual swastika? I recently went to USclip and looked at some film previews... one was a comedy (I guess) about a lesbian who sleeps with an older guy and still claims to be gay (you'd think she'd have figured it out by now, yes?), another one had a Caucasian women, an African American woman and a hispanic woman possibly not caring about WHO they took up with. YES... I have a choice... and I won't patronize anything with a gay message! I choose my sense of freedom... and they can patronize theirs. As a "straight" person, I've rolled with the punches when a fate, less than happy, occurred in my life. Being "straight" never got me out of trouble, nobody bailed me out or changed an existing law, because I didn't see things like everyone else did. The Gay Agenda says... "this is my ass... now kiss it, because I'm too lame to bear with reality, like everyone else." I respect my gay friends... because they're good people, NOT because I'm PC! WHen the pendulum swings back around again... when we are living in a world like the 1950's.... and it's ALL been repealed... I'll be very happy indeed.

  • Cristian
    Cristian 3 days ago

    this piece of shit needs to go back to where hes from. UK has become a hot spot for trampling on people basic human rights. throw someone in jail for a tweet 'mis-gendering' someone

  • CuriosityKilledTheCat SatisfactionBroughtItBack

    @14:34
    Thank. Me. Later. Bois.

  • olivia tg
    olivia tg 3 days ago +1

    Priorities please U S America. # 1 STOP all wars imediately. arrest tRUMP and gang lock them up in a Trump tower 'till the mend their ways. LGTBQ+ is #2 of importance.

  • Janet Merner
    Janet Merner 4 days ago

    Canada is just as bad we have gay marriage but we also have gay beatings.

  • Kazuichi Souda
    Kazuichi Souda 4 days ago +1

    Here's the correct answer to "Would you attend a gay wedding?" No.



    Because fuck social gatherings.

  • Abi
    Abi 4 days ago +5

    homophobes be like:
    "I hAvE tHe RiGhT tO dIsCrImiNAtE bEcAuSe oF mY rEliGiOn!!!!11!!1!!!111"

    • The courier
      The courier 4 days ago

      SJW be like:
      I cAN SilENce AnYOne I WaNT BeCAUse tHEy DoNT AgREe wITh mE.

  • Samuel Carlson
    Samuel Carlson 4 days ago

    "Devout Christians can't be forced to work on the Sabbath". Sure, we won't work on Sundays. We also won't end up working at all Monday through Saturday.

  • Caroline Cooke
    Caroline Cooke 4 days ago +2

    Proud to be bisexual💙💜💖

  • ron kirk50
    ron kirk50 4 days ago +4

    "There are some things which are too important to leave up to individual states" How true! Some things like universal human rights, rights to privacy and freedom from discrimination must be on the federal level.

  • Fab Elger
    Fab Elger 5 days ago

    sry, John but you getting things mixed up here....FIRING someone for being gay...THAT is discrimination. A restaurant owner saying I don't want to serve gay people is NOT. Its a shopowner making use of HIS rights to serve and not serve WHOMEVER HE wants. THAT is not discrimination. Firing someone IS.

    • VengfulDarkness
      VengfulDarkness 3 days ago +2

      You can argue that the restaurant owner is in the wrong because they could easily have a sign that says "No Blacks" and that would be very equivalent to saying "no gays". We have agreed a "no blacks" sign is discrimination. The only one I don't agree with John on is the Cake baker. The cake baker does not want to serve a custom cake at a gay wedding which can easily be argued is art. It would be the same as forcing an artist to paint you something, or forcing a tattoo artist to give you tattoo on your genitals even if they don't feel comfortable about it.

      It gets into murky waters on forcing people to create things vs serving something that already exists.

  • julie harris
    julie harris 5 days ago +1

    'It must be strange to live in a state and see it actually move backwards' ...and look at where we're at now

  • Ernesto Ybarra
    Ernesto Ybarra 5 days ago +1

    A lot of clapping seals and multitude perpetual laughing boxes on que for John Oliver who is simply not funny 😲
    zzzzzz

  • Alpin Art
    Alpin Art 5 days ago +1

    Canada's had protections and equal rights for lgbt people for so long you guys are just dumb and backwards

  • Truth seeker
    Truth seeker 5 days ago

    This guy is such a tool, SJW are not funny, just booooooooring.

  • Sam Winter
    Sam Winter 5 days ago +5

    Did that Arkansas dude say LBTG...? x)

    • Quirky Dragon
      Quirky Dragon 4 days ago

      Sam Winter he did. It almost sounded like LBGD. That’s true ignorance right there.

  • autumn sun
    autumn sun 5 days ago +1

    Who care what someone do in there BED....

  • Jonathan James Ingram
    Jonathan James Ingram 5 days ago +4

    im telling that bird you called it garbadge with beak expect your court papers on defimation of caracter

  • mister curmudgeon
    mister curmudgeon 5 days ago

    lesbian gynocologist anybody?

  • grenade
    grenade 6 days ago +1

    Clap clap for the handicapped 👏👏

  • Stevie C
    Stevie C 6 days ago +3

    Religion is fine in this country if you keep it to yourself, your family and the church that you attend. Keep it out of my government and its laws. Religion in not native to this country...unless you are a native.

    • randombro89
      randombro89 Day ago

      Stevie C keep the gay culture to themselves and inside their community and will call it even

  • ATLbench
    ATLbench 6 days ago +2

    Would you attend a polygamist wedding?

  • Rosco P. Coltrane
    Rosco P. Coltrane 6 days ago

    Gays are revolting. Their appetite for child sex should be reason enough for their public execution.

    • AutogolazzoJr
      AutogolazzoJr 5 days ago +3

      I think you are confusing the word "gay" with "pedophile".

  • Spiren Veran
    Spiren Veran 6 days ago +2

    The only reason I would not show up to a gay marriage is if I hate one of the people involved in it.

  • Steffan Blanco
    Steffan Blanco 6 days ago +1

    Say it out loud!
    Straight and Proud!

    • Danielle
      Danielle 5 days ago +5

      And that is great, too! Everyone should have the right to be proud of who they are

  • Brandy Nissley
    Brandy Nissley 6 days ago

    Update baker took case to Supreme Court and won.

  • Daniel Cannon
    Daniel Cannon 6 days ago +3

    I'm not gay by any stretch of the imagination, but I don't see how you can discriminate against people for who they are. It pisses me off.

    • Cry
      Cry 4 days ago +1

      Thank you

  • aserquin
    aserquin 6 days ago

    *no aros/aces in this fan club*

  • TheIntJuggler
    TheIntJuggler 7 days ago

    6:25 I'm still at the point of drunk where I think I'm looking at a hot twink.

  • TheIntJuggler
    TheIntJuggler 7 days ago

    I'll get an erection on Friday
    Bust a nut in Jim's butt on Saturday
    Fired on Sunday but to make it work monday

    • COLLIN R 2
      COLLIN R 2 6 days ago

      Is that a reference to that one song?

  • bigbadbum1
    bigbadbum1 7 days ago +1

    as long as the reception has good wine and hors d' oeuvres. i expect better quality.

  • Jadzia Lightowler
    Jadzia Lightowler 7 days ago

    1:30 my response would be yeah free food and dancing and nice decorations

  • hobsdigree2
    hobsdigree2 7 days ago

    Let gay people be gay, don't wanna serve them? Ok, that's fine, that's your choice, but then as a straight guy, you don't get my business either, i choose not to use your service that's my choice and I'm not alone. Fyi I'm also conservative.

  • Bartlett Mk
    Bartlett Mk 8 days ago +1

    Thirty-one states legally deny these human rights in America?! "Land of the free and home of the brave", my ass.

  • Jonattan Robles
    Jonattan Robles 8 days ago

    Not sure how I ended up here in 2019...

  • Uncle Krunch
    Uncle Krunch 8 days ago

    I’m gonna shoot John Oliver

  • Starmadien2019
    Starmadien2019 8 days ago +12

    Four years later and we're still not completely equal

  • Eli Gross
    Eli Gross 9 days ago

    1:40 I think he was having a stroke

  • Im_Gay
    Im_Gay 9 days ago +1

    I was rewatching this and nothings seemed to have changed. An Alabama mayor said that all gays should be killed, Texas is trying to pass laws banning gay people from adopting, and a Tennessee DA said gay couples aren't protected by domestic violence protection laws

  • Skeptical Chris
    Skeptical Chris 10 days ago

    a tiny little correction
    11:21
    That Bakery, Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood Colorado, didn't lose its case, the US Supreme Court ruled in their favor. The Bakery won, and they won by a 7 to 2 majority on the Supreme Court.

    • Hans Kolba
      Hans Kolba 9 days ago

      Check the upload date on this video, when this was uploaded Masterpiece had lost at the appeals level and was in the process of appealing o the Supreme Court. It was heard during the 2017-2018 Supreme Court term with a 7-2 decision handed down in Spring 2018, a full 2.5 years after this video was posted.

  • Kelly Stephenson
    Kelly Stephenson 10 days ago +2

    That doctor should have his medical license revoked. His job is to care for people, regardless of anything. No different to not providing care to someone because of your colour or religion or nationality. If you do that, you don't deserve to be a doctor. That child was denied it's rights to medical care.

  • Sarah Beth
    Sarah Beth 10 days ago +1

    I've always been so proud of my grandma. she's catholic and supports gay rights. she's such an amazing person. she believes that all people deserve to marry the love of their life. I love her

  • scarecrow 7695
    scarecrow 7695 10 days ago

    Unthinkable in 2004: it being illegal to misgender

  • Tajic Blade of the Legion

    14:16 Janice from accounting?

  • Steve W
    Steve W 10 days ago +6

    Well, it's about time that John Oliver came out of the closet.

  • MICHAEL SHANE REYNOLDS

    you mean the noel gbtq.. NO DEN FOR COCKSUCKERS. AND BUTT PIRATES .. RIGHT .

  • JC-Jessica Christine
    JC-Jessica Christine 10 days ago +1

    Thank you Mr. Oliver! I know this vid is 3 yes old or something, but it spoke volumes about my life. Those f'n bullies, who think we are some sort of pervy monster, was a HUGE reason why I waited nearly 40 fucking years, in this body that depresses the fuck out of me. I have Finally came out recently, and it felt amazing just to ACT like the true me.... But the fact that I was so scared to come out, for this long, is going to make it very hard to look as feminine as I feel on my inside. Those bullies are just the scum of the earth!!!

  • magicskyfairy69
    magicskyfairy69 10 days ago

    The left: "We respect people's religious freedoms!" also the left "Bake that gay wedding cake!"

    • magicskyfairy69
      magicskyfairy69 6 days ago

      @AA610 lol @ no real reason - you know that list of countries was assembled by the Obama administration as "countries of concern". If you wanna defend a culture where the law of the land is to throw gays off rooftops, and where spousal rape is legal, you go ahead.

    • AA610
      AA610 6 days ago +1

      www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/03/trump-gorka-islam-not-religion-islamophobia/

      So is mine. Quit bullshitting when it's incredibly easy to prove you wrong.

    • magicskyfairy69
      magicskyfairy69 7 days ago

      @AA610 no one on the right says that tho - at least mine is accurate

    • AA610
      AA610 7 days ago +1

      The right: "We respect people's religious freedoms!"
      Also the right: "So why do we even allow Muslims to exist in this country?"

  • Elli phenomenal
    Elli phenomenal 11 days ago

    😂😂

  • Elli phenomenal
    Elli phenomenal 11 days ago

    Gay is not the way

  • Jam Gart
    Jam Gart 11 days ago +17

    I don’t know why this just came up on my feed (4 years late)
    And they’re worse now than they were then lol

  • El Chulito GA
    El Chulito GA 11 days ago

    I don’t serve fags either and not everyone should serve fags... mainly because of you go to the Indian reservation you can get a full carton of fags for much cheaper. Some gas stations however serve single serve fags, the call them loosies and they go for $0.25. I’m actually smoking a fag right now. Also I suppose the LGBTQRSTUVWXYZ community.

  • Niko Oftelie
    Niko Oftelie 11 days ago +1

    Happy Pride Month 2019!

  • Alex Hristova
    Alex Hristova 11 days ago

    facebook.com/groups/2249955801763006/about/

  • King Loui
    King Loui 11 days ago +1

    Once the boomers die off , will have to deal less with this problems . The boomers should die already nothing but a bunch of hypocrite leaches

  • Gammareign
    Gammareign 11 days ago

    Eat shit, John Oliver!

  • Linda 065cliva
    Linda 065cliva 11 days ago

    It hurts that 4 years later we're still in the same situation, if not worse :/

  • 11thDoctorsmatt
    11thDoctorsmatt 11 days ago +9

    I love how protein wolf is actually a real blog.

  • MarCuseusFX
    MarCuseusFX 12 days ago

    **GBT* lose the excessive L

  • Justyn H
    Justyn H 12 days ago

    Canada did it first

  • Unqualified Coffee
    Unqualified Coffee 12 days ago +4

    Happy Pride Month 2019!!!

  • Jonathan Algra
    Jonathan Algra 12 days ago

    It’s crazy to think how we went from homophobic to heterophobic

    • AA610
      AA610 7 days ago

      Aww, it's so cute when people have completely insane persecution complexes. Grow the fuck up.

    • Thomas Hall
      Thomas Hall 11 days ago +6

      lmao, you must be delusional to think that

  • gab117ak
    gab117ak 12 days ago

    Fag fag fag fag fag Fag fag fag fag fag Fag fag fag fag fag Fag fag fag fag fag Fag fag fag fag fag Fag fag fag fag fag Fag fag fag fag fag Fag fag fag fag fag Fag fag fag fag fag faggot! Why is this garbage constantly popping up in my feed? You can force people to accept your agenda! LEVITICUS 20:13
    Let
    God
    Burn
    Them

  • Micah Mach
    Micah Mach 13 days ago

    It is a Mario star......fuck u

  • Micah Mach
    Micah Mach 13 days ago

    Why are you Arguing personal opinion. Fuck u

  • Noa Janer
    Noa Janer 13 days ago +24

    I love how he's making jokes about new iPhone 7! My 2019 ass is laughing so hard right now.

  • SomeOddUsername
    SomeOddUsername 13 days ago +30

    Excuse me!? The scissortailed flycatcher is a glorious bird, while the eastern pheobe is a dressed up house sparrow.
    If you want to mock state birds, how about talk about how SEVEN states have the cardinal as their state bird.

    • LydiaMinx
      LydiaMinx 4 days ago +2

      I'm in one of those 7 states 💀💀

  • What Ever
    What Ever 13 days ago +2

    To add onto the list of things that would have seemed impossible in 2004
    Donald J. Trump as the president

  • MegaMarkolio
    MegaMarkolio 14 days ago

    Just discriminate white men, all other discrimination is wrong!

    • randombro89
      randombro89 Day ago

      MegaMarkolio fuck you

    • West texas Wills
      West texas Wills 13 days ago +3

      Go fuck yourself . Discrimination is fucked.. Would you feel the same way is someone replaced "white" with "black" or "Mexican" . Hate breeds hate, were better than that . Once the older generations die off this shit wont be a problem anymore. Unless people like you say stupid shit like this, that will breed hatred in white folks and the cycle will continue . you dumb cunt.

  • truths33kr
    truths33kr 14 days ago

    usclip.net/video/vbvkkj1VojM/video.html

  • MrHotPinkBanana
    MrHotPinkBanana 15 days ago

    I am from the future to tell shits gone worse

  • Chelsey Blair Kendig
    Chelsey Blair Kendig 15 days ago +1

    four years later and it’s MORE relevant. this is not how things should be.

  • Windy Hawthorn
    Windy Hawthorn 15 days ago +1

    If someone really don't want to make you a cake for whatever reason offensive or not. I think it would be nice to know. That way you can get a cake made by someone else. No try to force someone into it. There are other bakers available.
    Now housing that's different.

    • Windy Hawthorn
      Windy Hawthorn 11 days ago

      @Sovairu
      A decent Baker can bake a nice cake for a wedding in a day . It's not hard or difficult. What takes time is if you want a complicated cake with a lot of extras.

    • Sovairu
      Sovairu 11 days ago

      @Windy Hawthorn In a few days or fewer? No, one really can't. Edit: Anyway, the point is that they were not suing to force a Christian to go against his supposed religious convictions; they were suing to force a baker to make good on the business which he promised them. He merely chose to act like a putz who claimed to be "bullied," as it were, by two people whom he was legally supposed to help.

    • Windy Hawthorn
      Windy Hawthorn 11 days ago

      @Sovairu
      I can understand why they were upset then. But one can always find someone to bake a cake for a wedding you just have to be creative.

    • Sovairu
      Sovairu 11 days ago

      But he actually did agree to bake it at first, then decided not to when it was too late for them find a new bakery. That's really why they took him to court.

  • M ern
    M ern 16 days ago

    Its like John Oliver is a buffoon.Gayness is well not the norm....if a business doesn't want to take offer a service why should they??

    • West texas Wills
      West texas Wills 13 days ago

      Your fucking stupid you hate gays because you secretly want to get fucked by guys. Which is fine. However I agree a business should be able to choose if they do business with someone AS long as it not under the pretense of discrimination

    • Admiral Juzzo
      Admiral Juzzo 15 days ago +2

      Wow look a homophobic person you must really be fun

  • M ern
    M ern 16 days ago

    I wouldn't make a whore cake either....let alone a gay one.

    • Admiral Juzzo
      Admiral Juzzo 15 days ago +3

      See you are the reason people hate America

    • MrHotPinkBanana
      MrHotPinkBanana 15 days ago +1

      To be honest how the fuck do you turn a cake gay or into a whore.
      Okay joking aside, I see you don't think other people are human.

  • Lupe Castillo
    Lupe Castillo 16 days ago

    Hey butthole what's your point can you please invite me to your show so that we can sit down and have a conversation as far as I'm concerned you are in my opinion a worthless f****** piece of s*** please just like you said please invite me I'll pay and give you a donation please you dumbass you still haven't done anything you don't understand how stupid you look

    • COLLIN R 2
      COLLIN R 2 6 days ago

      @Danielle
      To be fair sometimes USclip will hide comments that use profanity.

    • Danielle
      Danielle 13 days ago

      What is the point of bleeping out swear words? It is not like we don't know what the word is, and just because you censor it does not mean you didn't swear. If you want to swear, just do it.

    • Admiral Juzzo
      Admiral Juzzo 15 days ago

      Reported

  • Lupe Castillo
    Lupe Castillo 16 days ago

    Keep reading the cue cards

  • Lupe Castillo
    Lupe Castillo 16 days ago

    How does it feel to be bent over and do what you're told to do you have no control over this Mickey Mouse Show everybody's telling you what to do stop and think about it you're embarrassing yourself your family I don't know if you believe in God or not but you are really being used

  • Lupe Castillo
    Lupe Castillo 16 days ago

    Oh and can you do me the favor I think there were a bunch of other skanks and hoes and everything else that said I will flee the country if he wins are they still here I'm going to help them pack

  • Lupe Castillo
    Lupe Castillo 16 days ago

    Hello sir I still haven't seen your donation check to Donald Trump if I'm not mistaken I think you said on live TV Run please run I will donate a check where is that check or are you just a a f****** stinky piece of s***

  • DeuceBigalow MaleGigalow

    If I was asked that I would say “probably would say no because I hate weddings but yeah I would go if that wasn’t my position on weddings in general”

  • Evan Smith
    Evan Smith 17 days ago

    Not everyone has to like everyone.

  • Dylan Richard
    Dylan Richard 17 days ago

    It is appalling, anyone who makes gays feel like they aren't human, or tries to prevent them from doing something anyone else can - is truly a piece of shit.. BUT, we do live in America. We can't forget that people have to right to serve who they please under any circumstance. If I own a business, I DEFINITELY should be able to choose my customers, even if it is fucked up.

  • Bart Van Riel
    Bart Van Riel 17 days ago

    Let people give and refuse service to whoever they want, hire and fire whoever they want and do business with whoever they want. That's true equality and why would you want someone who hates you to make you a cake anyway?

  • yidingcao
    yidingcao 18 days ago +2

    That is why I always feel like there should be a regulation saying that religious activities shall only be practiced in religious locations.

  • Stuey Griffith
    Stuey Griffith 18 days ago +1

    its just hard to promote gay marriage on account of the two co-sinners getting to spend eternity in each others' arms.... as they roast in the LAKE OF FIRE for eternity....... 🙄

    • MrHotPinkBanana
      MrHotPinkBanana 15 days ago +2

      But cousins who fucked with 14 got nocked up and take all the drugs cuz they can't deal with life are okay to marry. Good to know.

  • C D
    C D 18 days ago

    so christians can NOT be forced to work on a sabbath but they CAN be forced to bake a gay couples wedding cake?
    are you sure you know what you´re doing, USA?

    • MrHotPinkBanana
      MrHotPinkBanana 15 days ago +1

      Oh shit holidays give me the right to strip people of their human rights cool, then I guess I'll just start worshiping real christianity christianity of the aryan race and turn the Kristall Nacht into a holiday so I can trash your home because I don't like you.

  • Amal Nasser
    Amal Nasser 18 days ago

    I apologize on behalf of Michigan truly sad to still see discrimination just because you love someone of the same gender. Disturbing. I hope that doctor lost their job.

  • The Tribe
    The Tribe 19 days ago

    Fuck you and Fuck the LGBTQRSTUV....etc.
    And Fuck Wahmen too.

  • Douglas Denham
    Douglas Denham 19 days ago +1

    Normalizing mental illness is a very bad idea.

    • Wannabe Fairy
      Wannabe Fairy 8 days ago +1

      Douglas Denham Also, transgender people have existed for centuries, long before John Money. He didn’t invent the trans identity. There is plenty of scientific evidence that their gender identity is innate and biological in nature.

    • Danielle
      Danielle 13 days ago +1

      @Douglas Denham I do not care if being trans or gay is a mental disorder. Nowhere in my comment did I state any opinion for if being LGBT is a mental disorder. What I was trying to address is your clearly outdated view of mental illness.

    • Douglas Denham
      Douglas Denham 13 days ago

      @DanielleThe road to hell is paved to good intentions. Being gay is just a very common disorder. Make no mistake it was listed as a disorder in the DSM until the late 1970s. All this trans nonsense comes from one very disturbed man who ran a clinic from Johns Hopkins. His name is John Money and all his ideas have been debunked. Even when the actual science unraveled his work your generation still latched into it. Why? Because feelings trump facts. History is not going to treat your ideas kindly

    • Danielle
      Danielle 13 days ago +2

      Idk, normalizing mental illness is actually a good way to help people who are suffering get the help they need. One of the main reasons people with mental illness don't get help is because they are afraid of being labelled as a freak. Normalizing mental illness (and mental health in general) would both decrease suicide rates and increase overall public happiness.

      I know what you were trying to insinuate (that being gay is a mental disorder) but even at face value your statement is wrong.
      For more info:
      www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/November-2016/Stick-It-to-Stigma
      www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/the-desk-the-mental-health-lawyer/201807/language-is-key-easing-the-stigma-mental-illness
      www.army.mil/article/186942/normalizing_mental_health_starts_with_you