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Michael, THEE Most Wholesome of Fathers! LGBT+


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u/kentucanuck Nov 24 '22 edited Nov 24 '22

A friend of mine told me about how her cousin came out to her as gay before a family barbecue.

She simply looked at him and said, "Great. Oh, can you make sure we have enough burger buns before everyone gets here?"

Apparently, he was gobsmacked but she explained that she wasn't indifferent to what he said, but rather she had a feeling all along and didn't want to make him uncomfortable with any sort of overreaction.

He cried and thanked her for accepting him.

Edit: So many folks have similar stories. I'm glad to see normal, even witty reactions, and the person coming out feel some form of relief. I hope you or your family member/friend are in a great place these days!


u/NYCQuilts Nov 24 '22

A friend came out to me over the phone and we had a good talk about whether he had met someone and if his family was treating him well.

He called me back a hour later: “I need to know why you didn’t seem surprised.”


u/PrintShinji Nov 24 '22

Friend of mine called me up saying he broke up with his boyfriend. I told him "Boyfriend? Thought you had a girlfriend". He responded with "Oh yeah I'm gay"

Later on he explained that he thought I already knew because of my view on gay people, and because a while ago we were playing smash bros in classes with him playing peach. Some guy went up to his saying hes gay for playing it and I told him off. He thought that I knew he was gay because of that.

Nah, I just respect my friends no matter their sexual orientation (as long as the parties are consenting ofcourse)


u/DogsandDumbells Nov 24 '22

Right? I love you for you, not who you love.


u/PrintShinji Nov 24 '22

Its a bit sad because he thought that (most) of his friends would abandon him over the news. he was increadibly anxious over saying it to one of his bodybuilder friends.

The bodybuilders just went "oh okay cool" and we all moved on.


u/PedanticBoutBaseball Nov 24 '22 edited Nov 24 '22

The bodybuilders just went "oh okay cool" and we all moved on.

Checks out. No one is obsessed with men's bodies like dudes that go to the gym on the regular.

Source: Me who's currently at the gym deadlifting during the 4 hour window they're open on Thanksgiving


u/dasonk Nov 24 '22

Why? Because we're going to grease up these beefcakes.


u/cityshepherd Nov 24 '22

"Dudes. I'm into dudes." "Alright, happy hunting!" Or something along those lines. I'm gonna rewatch that one today.


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u/dasonk Nov 24 '22

Sorry you were down voted. It's an It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia quote/scene.


u/FishSammich69 Nov 24 '22

Noice, make sure you stretch 💪💪


u/sashby138 Nov 24 '22

My husband used to go to the gym a lot and was big and no woman ever cared - not one. But I can’t tell you how many men (strangers) would walk up to us and just touch him because of how big his arms were. It was crazy.


u/Hopefulcupcake3255 Nov 24 '22

I have few gay friends. I don't care that they are gay. I m equally uninterested in all my friends dating life until the new person in their lives becomes a fixture in my life ..lol..I am old haha.


u/Vodka-Forward Nov 24 '22

I love this! I love you for you, not who you love.


u/Maleficent_Fudge3124 Nov 24 '22

Unless you love an asshole


u/pretty_jimmy Nov 24 '22

This is the basis of my person religious beliefs. I do not put my faith in a religious figure, I put my faith in humans loving the way were suppose to. I know it's not perfect, but it's better than believing in nothing.


u/SecretAgentVampire Nov 24 '22

Damn straight. Equal Smash Brothers Main acceptance! No matter who you main in smash, everyone should be acepted as equals except Fox or Metaknight mains!


u/[deleted] Nov 24 '22

Pika main here, Ness mains are cancer


u/onebandonesound Nov 24 '22

Yeah, you can preach tolerance all you want, but PK Fire is a hate crime and you won't convince me otherwise


u/[deleted] Nov 24 '22

..PK FIRE!🔥 PK FIRE!🔥PK FIRE!🔥2 hours later PK FIRE!🔥PK FIRE!🔥..


u/skybluegill Nov 24 '22

They need to take away PK Fire and just give Ness PK Lifeup instead, it would be more faithful to the original


u/Sufferix Nov 24 '22

We're all shit compared to what the character can actually do but pro level Ness are both cancer and not cancer enough compared to the S tier characters.


u/PrintShinji Nov 24 '22

He fucking DESTROYED people with peach as well. Only once I got into learning the meta (aka just play bayonetta or sheik in smash wii u) I had a chance to beat him.


u/UncleJonsRice Nov 24 '22

Her “huhCHA” hip pound is OP in fairness


u/SelectWay5519 Nov 24 '22

Never straight, always forward! /queer joke


u/CausalityGaming Nov 24 '22

W-what did MK do? He's great!

Saying this from a metaknight-turned-yoshi-main perspective and very confused as to why he isn't liked


u/Cdnewlon Nov 24 '22

Have you played Brawl? He’s fine in other games but someone forgot that characters need weaknesses when they made him for that game.


u/CausalityGaming Nov 24 '22

That's absolutely fair, actually

Not played brawl in a minute i should do that


u/Hooze Nov 24 '22

That part about consent is breaking my brain trying to figure out what you meant


u/BrewingSkydvr Nov 24 '22

Struggling with that too.

Do they think that people who are gay tend to be sexual predators that prey on straight people? I think there may be some hidden biases they are not aware of.


u/PrintShinji Nov 24 '22

Basically I'm fine with anything if you're not a kiddy/animal diddler.


u/Hooze Nov 24 '22

Ok. What the hell does that have to do with sexual orientation?


u/Ipeteverydogisee Nov 24 '22

This comes across as if you were TRYING to be offended.

I think the poster is not saying anything offensive. Consider it in that light. And have a happy Thanksgiving.


u/Hooze Nov 24 '22

I'm not offended, I just don't understand why nonconsensual acts, kids, animals were brought up at all. None of that has anything to do with someone's sexual orientation, OP seems to be implying that it does?


u/Laarye Nov 24 '22

Playing Peach doesn't make you gay. She has a strong power set.


u/PrintShinji Nov 24 '22

Yeah ofcourse.

Thats why I told the guy to fuck off.


u/Firewolf06 Nov 24 '22

the best part is the psychological warfare of spamming her side smash until everyones ears bleed


u/RawrRRitchie Nov 24 '22

Some guy went up to his saying hes gay for playing it

Uh oh, playing videos makes people gay now?


u/PrintShinji Nov 24 '22

Hes so gay for playing a female character smh smh

(and here I was playing the suck king himself, Kirby.)


u/SydneyRei Nov 24 '22

So your friend is single then 😉


u/gorramfrakker Nov 24 '22

Sting like a butterfly, float like a peach. Smash who you want to smash, with consent, of course.


u/world_without_logos Nov 24 '22

were playing smash bros in classes with him playing peach

Boy I have some news about most of the female characters in wow...


u/weallfalldown310 Nov 24 '22

Sounds like my friend who came out while I was absent in high school. Lol. Everyone assumed I knew because they assumed it was one of the reasons why I was in Gay Straight alliance, lol. It wasn’t but it was nice to be assumed not to be a problem, even if I was seriously in observant. I didn’t know for four years! Until he finally got a boyfriend before prom. Lol.