Why do people always talk about their sexuality?

Jump to Last Post 1-5 of 5 discussions (13 posts)
  1. Jo_Goldsmith11 profile image61
    Jo_Goldsmith11posted 5 years ago

    I don't know why people want to talk about their sexual orientation and how there is no God. It is like a meeting place for those who want to hook up or get someone going by the subject matter they post. Then when they get responses they don't like, they get hateful. rude or whatnot. What is the point of talking about or posting a subject matter that doesn't bring meaningful education to those who read it?

    My questions for this Forum Topic is....

    Should HP not allow topics/comments related to sexual orientation or
    religion in the forums? 

    Why or why not?

    1. profile image52
      whoisitposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hubpages and some "writers" here are glittering jewels of censorship, I'm sure you are about to find out.

      1. Jo_Goldsmith11 profile image61
        Jo_Goldsmith11posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Well, I will believe this when they censor you and stop following my threads please! and if the "writers" here are jewels of censorship than what is the HP officals here for then?

        1. Uninvited Writer profile image80
          Uninvited Writerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          That is just paranoia speaking, ignore it smile

    2. wilderness profile image96
      wildernessposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Although I've seen a very few threads about personal sexual orientation, the vast majority are about the hate, violence and rights of those with a different orientation than most people.  As such, I find them perfectly suited for public comment.

      Threads on how there is no God are probably fewer than how there IS a God or at least in what the hypothetical God has done.  I find both interesting not so much in the subject itself but in the reasoning behind the posts being made. 

      There is, of course, no reason to become hateful or rude but most people do neither.

      1. Jo_Goldsmith11 profile image61
        Jo_Goldsmith11posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Interestingly. I have found some who get kind of heated sometimes. Thank you for your comment.

        1. wilderness profile image96
          wildernessposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Yes they do, and that is where I generally just laugh or leave.  I'm not interested in a flame war and that's what some of them degenerate into.

    3. profile image0
      Brenda Durhamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      In my opinion and for the sake of decency, they shouldn't allow topics about sexual orientation, no.   But they do.   And that's not only their rules, but (seems to be) the personal views of most of the rule-makers as evidenced by responses from them. 
        Why or why not? you asked.......   Eh......why not is because, like I said, for the sake of common decency.
      So, no, no topic is taboo.   
      As far as religion, open discussion about religion should always be allowed.  That isn't even in the same category as discussion about sexuality.
      Or.......almost nothing is taboo anyway.........
      The only discussion topic that's taboo that I've seen so far is the posting of pictures of unborn babies along with the facts of abortion being the horrid thing (murder) that it is.     They don't seem to like that.   At least that's how it's been so far.    Strange, huh?   I thought any person who could handle talk about unnatural sexual activities could surely handle a picture of a child naturally in a womb.   But maybe that's changed;  who knows?  It's been a while since someone tried posting a pic like that.



      In response to your title question of why do people always talk about their sexuality..........?
      I think it's several factors, foremost among them being two things-----
      agenda
      and
      exhibitionism
      Kinda like streaking and mooning people, only verbally since they can't do it literally.
      Oh that's right--------I guess outright nudity is taboo too.    That's one good thing at least!  lol

  2. profile image0
    Motown2Chitownposted 5 years ago

    Eh, why not?  Some people find it entertaining, for lack of a better word.  Others find that it's an acceptable venue for talking about how they feel about the issue.  I get your point, Jo.  Unfortunately, people like to argue.  They like to make their points.  They like to be heard.  Even if no one pays attention, they feel that they've somehow done their part in 'the war.'  Problem is, people like you and me just don't feel like it's a war to begin with.  It's just a natural part of life - that need to feel that you have something to fight against - or for.

    smile

  3. Stina Caxe profile image85
    Stina Caxeposted 5 years ago

    I think some people just like to talk about what interests them, maybe it helps get their creative juices flowing or maybe they just like a good debate.  I just avoid topics that I don't want to talk about.  I'd never tell someone that what they feel or believe in or have faith in is wrong... unless they believe that like.. murdering kittens is a good thing... that might be a little weird. 

    You know, sometimes people just need the release of being in a heated, passionate discussion.  And I think that online forums are a good outlet for that.

    1. Jo_Goldsmith11 profile image61
      Jo_Goldsmith11posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you to everyone that left a comment. Just wondering the need for certain topics to be flooded on here.

  4. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    "get someone going by the subject matter they post. Then when they get responses they don't like" - they take it to "Should HP not allow topics/comments related to sexual orientation or religion in the forums? Bait and which.

  5. profile image64
    logic,commonsenseposted 5 years ago

    All subjects should be open for discussion.  If you do not want to discuss it, move along instead of trying to force your views on others.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)