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    Quote Originally Posted by Purpleskunk View Post
    Serge did bjj today:wbaba2
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    Quote Originally Posted by sainthamish View Post
    The only difference between today and 20 years ago is mobile phones, the internet and poor music......Society hasnt evolved and probably never will, we will always judge what is different and choose not to understand what is confronting to our own beliefs......
    Spoken like a true right winger. The opposite of conservatism isn't liberalism; it's progress.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robstafarian View Post
    Spoken like a true right winger. The opposite of conservatism isn't liberalism; it's progress.

    Lets not go to far off topic with a political and socialist debate......The fact of the matter is the constant struggle with narrow minded citizens is an uphill one and is this case someone suffered physicaly and emotionaly, my point and nothing more....

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    Hmmm. A skilled grappler finds that he can't grapple anywhere in his home state after being outed as a homosexual.

    Perhaps I am reading too much in to the information presented, but it sounds to me as if barring gays is used as a recruitment/retention tactic on some level.

    "I don't know if I can roll with another dude like that"

    "Don't worry son, we won't ever let that kind on our mats, Now just sign here..."

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    Question: Is the school portrayed in the video a wrestling school exclusively reserved for homosexuals? - The video fails to explain that well.

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    Absolutely ridiculous that discrimination like that is so rife, and other schools are reluctant to discuss it openly.

    Before I joined my current school there was apparently a gay member, and a lot of guys weren't comfortable rolling with him. Personally I've got no issue, but there are other people that I'm not comfortable grappling with either - for reasons other than sexuality. There's no reason you're forced to roll with someone you don't want to (excepting competition) so keep your bigotry to yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rafael View Post
    Question: Is the school portrayed in the video a wrestling school exclusively reserved for homosexuals? - The video fails to explain that well.
    I did not get that impression at all.

    The instructor did talk about male/female attraction in rolling so I'd assume not, but I could be mistaken.

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    Question: Is the school portrayed in the video a wrestling school exclusively reserved for homosexuals? - The video fails to explain that well.
    I dont think it was.

    This kind of thing is really stupid. Your opponent is your opponent first and everything else after that. If you have time to be worried about them touching you in bad places, you're doing it wrong. If you are so self centered as to think the reason they're on the mat is because they want to feel you up you need to pull your head out of your ass.

    Its ridiculous that this kind of discrimination happens in any context, not just on the mat or in the ring. Whether someone is strait, gay, male, female, of varying race, colour or creed, should no longer be a basis for any kind of judgments.
    I dont care where you're from or whatever, but this kind of thing should no longer be socially acceptable. Its about damn time for bloody change in my opinion.


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    I think it's stupid that even in a civilized and developed country like the USA that we should still be dealing with homophobia and discrimination. If the man can fight and grapple then let him do it, regardless.

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    As we voice our disdain on this thread you do realize that we've trollshidoed the only disdaining opinion? I vote we let the guy return.

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