Is homosexuality dangerous to society?

Djinn

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Nope... It's all evidence; not proof. Some evidence is strong. Some evidence is weak.

No evidence is "proof." Not in scientific fields, at any rate. The whole idea of empirical science is that nothing is ever "proven." Once something is proven, then it cannot be challenged, and there is nothing in any field of science that isn't subject to challenge.

Of course, if you're going to challenge a theory backed by mountains of evidence, you will require monumental evidence backing your own theory. But it's always challengable.
 
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Nope... It's all evidence; not proof. Some evidence is strong. Some evidence is weak.

No evidence is "proof." Not in scientific fields, at any rate. The whole idea of empirical science is that nothing is ever "proven." Once something is proven, then it cannot be challenged, and there is nothing in any field of science that isn't subject to challenge.

Of course, if you're going to challenge a theory backed by mountains of evidence, you will require monumental evidence backing your own theory. But it's always challengable.
I put up a peer reviewed study in that link.

What exactly do you consider proof?
 

Djinn

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I put up a peer reviewed study in that link.

What exactly do you consider proof?
In scientific fields? Nothing. "Proofs" are not a component of science. Math; yes. But not science. "Proof" means that something cannot be contested or challenged. In math, you cannot contest that (a + b) = (b + a). It's engraved in stone, unchallengable.

But in scientific fields, everything from evolution to continental drift to string theory to gravity is all about evidence. Not proof.

You provided a peer-reviewed study. That's evidence. Possibly good evidence. But no amount of evidence will ever qualify as "proof."
 
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There is no conclusive proof people are born straight
That's because you side made a case Gays are born that way with zero proof. They made a mistake and your telling me Straight people now have to prove they are straight. Its a false premise right off the get go.
 
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CDC: 20% of Gay Men Are HIV-Positive, but Nearly Half Don’t Know It

Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that 1 in 5 sexually active gay and bisexual men in America are HIV-positive but that 44% of them don’t know it.

More than 8,000 self-identifying gay and bisexual men (or, as the researchers call them, MSM, for men who have sex with men) were tested by CDC workers in the 21 American cities with the highest infection rates. The gay population in Baltimore had the highest rates of HIV infection, at 38%, while Atlanta scored lowest, at 6%.
The highest absolute number of infections occurred in white MSM, primarily those between the ages of 30 to 39. However, young black gay and bisexual men (aged 13 to 29) had the highest rates of HIV infection per capita, and young Hispanic MSM also had disproportionately high rates of infection. (More on Time.com: ‘It Gets Better’: Wisdom From Grown-Up Gays and Lesbians to Bullied*Kids)

HIV is a growing problem in other groups as well. The CDC study also found that the HIV infection rate in heterosexual black women is higher than in their white or Hispanic counterparts, and even higher than rates in Hispanic gay men. According to another CDC study, HIV infection was the leading cause of death for black women aged 25 to 34. Fully 81% of American women living with HIV are women of color.
CDC: 20% of Gay Men Are HIV-Positive, but Nearly Half Don?t Know It | TIME.com
 
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No you just do not understand. Heterosexuals do not need parades as they are represented in just about every aspect of life and are not victims of discrimination...same with studying the history of women. Do you think when you read a history book heterosexual men are excluded?


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its obvious who doesnt "get it" as usual..
[and it aint me]