[LMB] heteronormativity, was LMB - Modern masters etc.

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 17:01:10 BST 2015

On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 12:54 AM, Jean Lamb <tlambs1138 at charter.net> wrote:

> As for homophobia, I was told by an older US veteran about what happened to
> gays dumb enough to declare themselves on one of the vessels he served on a
> couple of decades ago. I pointed out rather briskly that I would have left
> rather a pile of bodies in my wake if I reacted to propositions by anyone
> in
> like manner. His face went utterly blank, as if he had never thought about
> the parallel.
> But then I suspect that in his limited worldview women are supposed to be
> used to be treated like that. He didn't quite say "But that's
> *different*!",
> but I could tell he was thinking it...
> Jean Lamb

Bwahahaha, goose, gander, gobsmack.  Charming story.

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