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Coming out in Grand Style

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by boots, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. boots

    boots New Member

    A married co-worker had a party Saturday night. And the biggest shock was that he picked that party to say he was gay. Definitely killed a festive mood. Now, people at the gig are treating him differently. While we won't be taking showers together after a game of handball anymore, I still consider him a friend.
    I have been trying to defend his actions to a few coworkers but they just don't seem to understand that being gay is his choice. Am I wrong in defending a good friend?
  2. Sea Bass

    Sea Bass Well-Known Member

    No, of course not. But details please. You said he's married. Was this how his wife found out, or did she already know?

    And I'm relieved you're talking about a co-worker and not yourself, because that would have made the "turning down a romp in the hay" thread a giant sham.
  3. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    It might also help to know whether or not your friend WANTS you to defend him. If he does, by all means, defend away, just like you would someone wrongly accused, etc. And good courage shown by your friend.
  4. boots

    boots New Member

    I believe she knew but she acted pretty cool about it, especially when his signicant other was there. As for a Romp inthe Hay, it will soon be updated.
  5. Riddick

    Riddick Active Member

    not to threadjack, but I was thinking about doing something similar for my last day of work. Throwing a giant party the last night of work, then announcing that I'm leaving.
  6. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Well-Known Member

    There has to be an an anal sex joke here somewhere.

    My God. . . it's Boots posting this.  I can't wait until the rest of SportsJournalists.com wakes up.

    This thread may be headed for 40+ pages.
  7. fmrsped

    fmrsped Active Member

    So did you give him a reacharound or is that simply for your lady friend?
  8. boots

    boots New Member

    Everything is not a joke. This is a good guy who is being treated like shit inmy opinion because he came out at his own house party.
  9. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Has he met your neighbor?
  10. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    Awww, now you guys have something else in common. Did you recommend any lubricants?
  11. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    If you were defending your friend, you'd still let him loofa your back in the shower. And some would argue whether being gay is his choice or not.

    Why are you even asking, though. Of course you should defend your good friend. If people bitch and say the party was inappropriate, why not ask them how they would handle telling their friends and co-workers they were gay. Put them on their heels, boots.
  12. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    I don't really care if someone is gay or not.

    But the guy had a coming-out party, for crying out loud. He knew what he was doing.

    So he and Boots work with a bunch of knuckle-draggers. He should've thought of that beforehand.
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