Re: Remaining Relevant
From: Bitner/Stevenson (lilbertearthlink.net)
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 17:44:26 -0600 (MDT)
>> So could we please avoid stating our personal sexuality or personal
>> responses to others' as the main point of this discussion?  The better
>> question would be: how does a cohousing community transcend problems that
>> arise if one member disapproves of another member's sex life (or non-sexual
>> relationships for that matter.
>
> I agree completely. I'm ready to unsubscribe if this topic doesn't become
> more relevant to cohousing. I can join a million lists on sexual
> preferences. This is the only one on cohousing.
>
> On a recent Biography of a flamboyantly gay man' s behavior in the
> 1920s-1930s, a very proper English Lord was asked how this man's family and
> friends reacted. He said very kindly, "Well,  we all knew of course, but in
> those days sexual behavior was considered to be a private matter. As long as
> one wasn't predatory or rude, it was no one's business to react one way or
> another. Certainly, no one excluded him. And after all, what do we know
> about what other people are or are not doing?"
>
> Could we get on with it?
>
> Sharon.
>
> --
> Sharon Villines
> MacGuffin Guide to Detective Fiction
> http://www.macguffin.net
> Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington, DC
> http://www.home.earthlink.net/~takomavillag/
>
>
Ahem.

Does it occur to anyone that those of you who keep asking that we stop the
poly discussion are having the opposite effect?


--
Liz Stevenson
Southside Park Cohousing
Sacramento, California

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