The Instigator
Sappho_Incarnate
Pro (for)
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thegreatdebator
Con (against)
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9 Points

Homosexual love is as legitimate as heterosexual love.

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Started: 1/22/2008 Category: Religion
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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Sappho_Incarnate

Pro

First, allow me to specify what kind of love I'm talking about so that no one comes at me with the "love comes in different forms" argument. The kind of love I'm talking about, romantic love, is a strong, long-lasting bond between two people, reenforced by a romantic attraction. It is the kind of love you see in marriages and other such long-term relationships or commitments. My assertion is that this love is legitimate in all forms, even between two people of the same sex.
thegreatdebator

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no, i don't like to believe that a relationship between homosexuals and heterosexuals are on an equal level, love is also physical and in a a true physical love it takes a giver and a taker, in a homosexual relationship the parteners are both this is truly not true love.
Debate Round No. 1
Sappho_Incarnate

Pro

I assume that by this you mean that, because homosexuals can be at both the giving and recieving end of sex, their physical expression of love is not equal to that of heterosexuals. However, this is also true for people in heterosexal relationships. A woman can either be on the recieving end during vaginal sex with a man, or she can be on the giving end when giving him oral sex. So how does this make homosexual love less legitimate? Surely the spiritual love that bonds two people together transcends that of physical love. Yes, physical love is a beautiful expression of romantic love, but it can only enhance it, not diminish it. And with each person's expression of love being unique, how can one be superior to another?
thegreatdebator

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ahh that is were u are wrong during oral sex the woman is still recieving as the man is giving her the goods. Plus when people are in love they get married and have children nd start a family in some states homosexuals arent allowed to do that, so how can they be on an equal level of love?
Debate Round No. 2
Sappho_Incarnate

Pro

It is not that law that decides whether or not homosexual love is legitimate, it merely decides whether or not it's going to acknowledge it as such. And a woman recieves no pleasure while giving a man oral sex, though a man may think so highly of his genitals that he assumes she does. It is only the man recieving and the woman performing (unless they are in the 69 position, but that's a different circumstance). And the fact that a heterosexual couple can reproduce has nothing to do with the legitimacy of their love. A heterosexual couple that does not love one another at all can just as easily reproduce and raise a family. Besides, to a homosexual couple, one's partner *is* their family.
thegreatdebator

Con

homosexuals can not fulfill a truly romantic love due to their fact, they cannot love something that they know is a part of both of them forever, homosexuals have a different type of love than heterosexuals
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Issa 9 years ago
Issa
so con are you trying to point out that two people of different sexes who hate each other have more of a right to be together than two people of the same sex who fully love each other?
Posted by Sappho_Incarnate 9 years ago
Sappho_Incarnate
Yay! Someone understood my avatar!
Posted by Undermining-Chaos 9 years ago
Undermining-Chaos
I would like to say that even if I did not already agree with Pro, Con's inability to spell as well as their short, undeveloped replies would've turned me off.

May I suggest working on this?
Posted by soundofgravity 9 years ago
soundofgravity
I would just like to say that Pro's avatar is pretty funny.
Posted by johnwooding1 9 years ago
johnwooding1
Love is Love no matter to whom it is to.
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