LGBT Do you know Dorothy?

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  1. DB83

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    I was working at a motorshow today doing some promotions. With one guy I was talking to, right at the end of the conversation he asked "Do you know Dorothy?". I said "No", at the same time thinking what the fuck is wrong this guy?
    Then I thought it might be some "in" way of asking someone if they are gay? Is it? Anyone heard it before?
     
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    so is this in reference to dorothy of wizard of oz, golden girls, etc. :confused:
     
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    Yes.

    IF you ask if someone is a "friend of Dorothy", you are asking if they are gay.

    It was a way that people asked about other gays back when you could be ostracized from society if you were gay...

    Keep in mind that, back in the 50s in the US, men were imprisoned if they were caught at a gay bar. Cops regularly raided gay bars once they were found, and arrested gay men simply for being gay.

    So, this was a good way to be discreet.
     
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    Im gonna have to use this sometime :eek3:
     
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    Or not :slap: . The problem with the use of this coded language is that it affirms that we, as queers, need to be closeted to exist in a professional world. And that sucks. Yes, yes, yes, it's cute that we could relate to a character that fighting for all that she is worth to 'get out'.

    We are living in a new society. We have thought long and hard to be able to state openly, "I'm Gay" or whatever your sexuality is WITHOUT reproach or social ramification. And still using these types of coded language does nothing but forces us to take several steps back.


    ...but that's just my two cents.
     
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    That's more like five cents right there... (the value of good advice has gone up recently)
     
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    God point, But I was more thinking of asking a guy I already know as being gay. I wanna see his reaction.
     
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    ...it's all good, tiger. I just get all hot and bothered some times.
     
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    No, I don't know Dorothy. But I do know Martha. :rofl: :rofl:
     
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    :eek3: :naughty:
     
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    Oh and I asked that guy "Do you know Dorothy" and he made a look like :eek3: and asked me: "Do you?" I said "Yes" :o
     
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    Did he ever answere?
     
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    No, bell rang and I had to get to class. But ill talk to him at lunch :x:
     
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    :love:
     
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