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Old 6th Jun 2021, 22:17
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LGBTQIA2
Well, I know what an MGB GT is and the FSO Polonez was sometimes known as the KGB GT - but is LGB GT a nickname for the Porsche GCayman?

Some Luftwaffe mates told me that one of their number owned a Cayman, of which he was very proud. It was some weeks before he noticed that someone had carefully amended the 'C' to a 'G'...

Such a shame that the traditional Hawaiian rainbow flag was hi-jacked by this bunch.....

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Old 6th Jun 2021, 22:35
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Left Bank,

You might want to put a bit of boot onto the pedal and balance yourself a bit....social media fact checkers are your source of authority on this......come on Man....(as our illustrious Leader loves to say) pull the other one!
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Old 6th Jun 2021, 23:34
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The Chinese have more purpose, endeavour and confidence in their place in the world.
Napoleon was right. When they rise they will shake the world.
Better get used to it.
Well there were plenty of apologists for Stalin and Hitler pre-1939 so its not surprising that someone enjoying life in the West is prepared to write it off in favour of yet another brutal regime. Its irrelevant whether the people under 30 know much about WW2 or the Long March. The politicians who make the decisions on defense spending and foreign policy certainly do have that knowledge and recognise what is coming down the line. The CCP have already demonstrated their own lack of knowledge of Western political culture with their punitive and farcical trade bans. No one is in the business of "paying tribute" to Chinese warlords or prostrating their Western values in front of a Chinese Emperor.
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Old 7th Jun 2021, 05:29
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Originally Posted by BEagle
Well, I know what an MGB GT is and the FSO Polonez was sometimes known as the KGB GT - but is LGB GT a nickname for the Porsche GCayman?

Some Luftwaffe mates told me that one of their number owned a Cayman, of which he was very proud. It was some weeks before he noticed that someone had carefully amended the 'C' to a 'G'...

Such a shame that the traditional Hawaiian rainbow flag was hi-jacked by this bunch.....
BEagle,

Are you sure you're allowed to refer the LGBTIQ bunch as "this bunch" any longer?

FB
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Old 7th Jun 2021, 10:40
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For sure....calling them "Munchers" is just not. on anymore.
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Old 8th Jun 2021, 06:59
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Originally Posted by Easy Street
Indeed. They are going so far, so fast on the transgender matters (in particular) that “LGBTQIA2+ community” is increasingly divided over it. Not that it has really been a community since the 1990s anyway. Some of the most anti-“trans agenda” people I know are gay.
If anyone doubts me on this, can I refer them to the BBC Radio 4 Today programme this morning from 0750-0800hrs, which can be replayed online. A complete and utter train wreck.
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Old 8th Jun 2021, 21:01
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For sure....calling them "Munchers" is just not. on anymore.
Why? I do not object and I must admit I think I may be a male Lesbian, because whenever I see a pair I am drawn to joining in...

Ooops..... am I allowed to say that, 🤪
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Old 8th Jun 2021, 21:13
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I just amazes me the money that must be getting wasted through the Country to simply pander to this, do not get me wrong, the locking up and castrating people chemically or otherwise that used to happen in the past is totally and utterly wrong, anyone should be able to live their lives and enjoy their sexuality free from any persecution, but to be seen to be PC this Country seems to have a built in tendency to go totally OTT.
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Old 8th Jun 2021, 23:27
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Nutty....down Boy!

If you did let yourself go....the charge. would be Assault with a Dead Weapon!
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Old 9th Jun 2021, 03:56
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Willie or won’t he, that is the question...
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Old 9th Jun 2021, 07:31
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"but to be seen to be PC this Country seems to have a built in tendency to go totally OTT."

it's not only Diversity - its everything

Ask anyone how the UK used to gold-plate every Brussels directive - always far beyond what was originally intended. That's why there was often a perplexed reaction in the EU to some UK press stories - it was the British who extended the scope and the rules of their own volition........
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Old 9th Jun 2021, 19:30
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Thanks for your reply Toadstool, I`m with you all the way.
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Old 10th Jun 2021, 05:38
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Originally Posted by pba_target
I'd be interested to know, out of the long list of posters above, how many would sign up to a job title with an overtly female title with no male equivalent. How many male rearcrew would have signed up to be a "Crewlady" or techies to be a "Senior Aircraftswoman (Tech)" if there was no male equivalent?
I offer Nurse - males are still nurses, despite the overtly female assumption
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Old 10th Jun 2021, 06:42
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Midwife, is another, as is Vicar.
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Old 10th Jun 2021, 07:37
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Some years ago, friends of mine had their mortgage application repeatedly returned because the Building Society claimed they had filled in the form incorrectly - their mistake? Putting the husband's occupation down as Nurse and the wife's down as Surveyor even though that was exactly the case.
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Old 13th Jun 2021, 06:07
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Quick question,

with it being 2021 and the dawning of a new age of diversity, could a male identity as a female during a fitness test, achieve a pass at the lower standard and realise they actually identify as a male after all?
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Old 13th Jun 2021, 06:39
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This is the dilemma facing woman's sports. If a man identifies as a woman what is to stop them cleaning up in say woman's tennis then deciding afterwards they didn't read their inner self correctly. Same with woman's football (of whatever style you prefer). The muscle mass of a man is still going to hurt in any physical contact no matter what the brain thinks.
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Old 13th Jun 2021, 09:45
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Originally Posted by minigundiplomat
Quick question,

with it being 2021 and the dawning of a new age of diversity, could a male identity as a female during a fitness test, achieve a pass at the lower standard and realise they actually identify as a male after all?
I will ask at my next fitness test in two years. Or maybe I will do the Rockport walk!

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Old 13th Jun 2021, 09:49
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Daily Fail

The article is from the Daily Fail and though I am sure it may be used for cat litter I certainly wouldn't.
For one horrible and unforgivable moment I hovered my mouse over the link.
If this role does exist then many of the comments on here explain why it is necessary.
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Old 13th Jun 2021, 11:21
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Originally Posted by Cyberhacker
I offer Nurse - males are still nurses, despite the overtly female assumption
I'd beg to say that Nurse is not an overtly female title in the language sense, just that there is a strong association with females in the profession. Exactly the same problem that the majority of male dominated professions have had - say for instance "engineer" 50 years ago. That's more of an issue of changing perception, which is exactly why RAF recruiting ads have a higher proportion of female and ethnic minority servicefolk in, much to the horror of ppruners - because to a lot of those outside they perceive "Air Force Officer" as a white male job, in the same way that you've interpreted nurse as "female". Takes time to change this associations.

(Fwiw the Royal college of Nursing reports 10.8% of registered nurses as male).
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