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What everyone's upset about is that those two were having fun at a Mariners game and no one else was. Reading a book or knitting would be a better use of time, not to mention gettin' some lovin'.

Posted by Jeffro | June 5, 2008 11:03 AM
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My only issue with your comment is that the plural of princess is princesses.

Posted by Megh | June 5, 2008 11:08 AM
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"Thatís certainly news to anyone whoís glanced at the standings."

My M's are as worthless as Frank Chopp

Posted by SeMe | June 5, 2008 11:10 AM
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People who say this is not about being gay or straight are deluded. When was the last time a straight couple was told to stop making out at a baseball game? Oh that's right, never.

Posted by arduous | June 5, 2008 11:11 AM
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Maybe it's a PR stunt by the Mariners to fill the seats with the same kind of demographic that buy Girls Gone Wild. Brilliant!

Posted by heywhatsit | June 5, 2008 11:12 AM
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Ex falso sequitur quodlibet. When you buy a ticket to a Mariners game, you have already performed an action so absurd that you should expect anything to come of it.

Posted by kinaidos | June 5, 2008 11:17 AM
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P.S. does anyone notice a common theme between this and ECB's post about sexism yesterday? The, "I'm not homophobic, I just don't see why the 'faggots' have to kiss in public." It's very similar to the, "I'm not sexist, it's okay to call some women cunts because I don't think ALL women are cunts."

Faggot, cunt, these words are designed to make certain groups of people feel like second-class citizens. To keep them inferior. While it's one thing to use these words jokingly or ironically with close friends, it's another to use them as real insults in the society of people you don't know.

Posted by arduous | June 5, 2008 11:17 AM
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The Mariners should offer those two ladies lifetime passes right above home plate and have them kiss between every inning. The Mariners as a team suck and this issue has given them more publicity and distracting away from the fact that they are a crappy over paid team. How many losses does it take to win a season I am gay so I do not follow sports, but I do follow athletes into the locker room! Does Clay Bennet want to buy a baseball team and move it too?

Posted by Go Mariners | June 5, 2008 11:18 AM
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If you donít agree with that then you are worthless

That is some kinda debate tactic!

Also, this made Robin Quiver's News on The Howard Stern Show! That's when you know a story is big.

And finally: The people that immediately jump to the "I'm not homophobic as long as they don't fuck in front of me" arguement have probably said "Adam & Eve, not Adam & Steve" at some point in their life.

Posted by Mike in MO | June 5, 2008 11:20 AM
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Since when does a make-out (even an intense one) constitute a "live porn movie"? That's some cruddy porn.

Posted by Gloria | June 5, 2008 11:33 AM
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Dan please, the one writer is wrong about you being ignorant: totally wrong! But the asshole and arrogant..well, he gets points for that one.

Posted by Cato the Younger Younger | June 5, 2008 11:43 AM
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Blah blah blah. It comes down to a he said, she said (or "she said, she said" if you prefer). I'm not particularly inclined to believe M's employees, but I'm less inclined to take at face value someone whose occupation is "professional attention whore."

Posted by joykiller | June 5, 2008 11:44 AM
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Fuck the M's. Have they come out with a list of straight couple thrown out for necking? They need to kiss those girls butts or wonder where their support is going.

Of course when they're losing like this they're screwed either way. And if this was 2001 I'd probably be there even if their mascot was in blackface, so I'm a hypocritical jerk.

Posted by daniel | June 5, 2008 11:48 AM
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All those folks are missing the point: the woman who complained didn't complain because they were kissing, she complained because she didn't want to explain to her child why two women were kissing. And the usher agreed with her reasoning and kicked them out. This IS an issue of discrimination because the original complaint was homophobic in nature.

Posted by Hernandez | June 5, 2008 11:49 AM
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So the manager of the team can give a post-game press conference containing a dozen f-bombs and s-bombs, but two women kissing somehow ruins the "family-friendly" atmosphere.

Posted by kebabs | June 5, 2008 11:50 AM
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"I went to a soft-core porn movie and a baseball game broke out!"

Posted by flamingbanjo | June 5, 2008 11:51 AM
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I've certainly shared a smooch at the baseline, but in general excessive PDA at a ball game is not a good idea.

Mind you, I'm straight, so maybe it's a gay thing ...

Posted by Will in Seattle | June 5, 2008 11:52 AM
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What I find so entertaining about CR's letter is that early on he states "we werenít there" so who's to say what really happened?

Oh wait, he's able to say! "...couple making out over the top... two dumb fuck dykes at the Marinerís game. They could have given a shit less about the game. They were all over each otherÖfucking disgusting... These chicks just went to a Marinerís game NOT because they like baseball, but wished to make spectacles of themselves and crusade for their cause."

For not being there, he sure has some amazing insight as to what happened.

Posted by dp | June 5, 2008 11:53 AM
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Everybody, gay or straight or eunuch or whatever, keep your tongues to yourself in public.

What's the old saying that had in school? If you didn't bring enough for everybody, don't bring any.

See how simple it is?

Posted by Chris | June 5, 2008 12:03 PM
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Does anybody have the link for Dan's first post about this?

Posted by Scottie Yahtzee | June 5, 2008 12:04 PM
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Everybody, gay or straight or eunuch or whatever, keep your tongues to yourself in public.

What's the old saying that had in school? If you didn't bring enough for everybody, don't bring any.

See how simple it is?

Posted by Chris | June 5, 2008 12:06 PM
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I find the mental image of Will kissing anything infinitely more repusive than even the two ugliest lesbians in the world giving each other yogurt enemas right there in Section 194.

Posted by Fnarf | June 5, 2008 12:10 PM
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PDA only bugs me when I am single and alone (which is about 100% of the time). What really bugs me about the story is the complaining woman who said "what do I tell my children?"

Tell them these girls are in love, you stupid twit.

Posted by elswinger | June 5, 2008 12:23 PM
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Wha-a-a-a-a-a! Look what you two lesbians have done now! Some whining mother now has to include "gayness" in the sex talk for her kids. I guess it isn't safe to leave the house in Seattle anymore, eh?

My partner was approached at a Seahawks game at Quest Field by ushers who said the lady next to us complained. No, my butch girlfriend and I were not kissing. The complaint was that she was yelling too loud!!!! It was a playoff game, for pete's sake! When she responded to the ushers that, no, she had not been shouting profanities, the ushers told this women my girlfriend was doing exactly what they want fans to do . . . make noise!


Methinks Seattle pro-sports fans doth protest too much . . .

Posted by Left of LeftField | June 5, 2008 12:55 PM
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I'm sorry to say that the complaining woman has potentially scarred her two children, who may grow up gay themselves instead of simply telling them love comes in every way, shape and form. Instead they will spend the rest of their lives looking for exceptance by their ignorant mother and never be who they were born to be or may be! Sad! One other thing - I thought parent's taught their children not to stare? Yes, I am blaming the parents! Lesbians are people too!

Posted by sassperella | June 5, 2008 1:28 PM
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Is everyone aware that one of the girls (Sirbrina Guerrero) was on Tila Tequila or am I the only one who watches that dumb show?

Posted by Cindy | June 5, 2008 1:30 PM
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Every time I go to a professional sporting event in Seattle I am told I am being "too loud" "too offensive" "too drunk".

WTF? Sports are for drunken fans. Hopefully, fans who like to yell (see: Seahawks). Why are people pissed if their 7 year old hears a swear word. God forbid. If you don't want to deal with it, watch the game from home.

I look forward to explaining to my kids (when I have them)
"See that shirtless guy over there? He's about 5 beers deep. If you don't want to look that silly, don't binge drink. Especially in public".

I mean, come on! Drunk, loud fat people are sure to show kids the down side of boozin.

Posted by Original Monique | June 5, 2008 1:37 PM
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Sorry, never mind, I just read Dan's first article...but what do you expect from someone who watches Shot of Love?

Posted by Cindy | June 5, 2008 1:38 PM
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All within reason, OM. There's a difference between being drunk and happy and yelling the suck word at Richie Sexson on the one hand, and being the drunken slob with plumber's butt who puts his hands on your head to brace himself when he falls, shoving his ass crack in the ten-year-old next to you's face, pouring his two beers down the front of her brother, and farting loud and greasily, with additional fart noises coming from his mouth, then collapsing into his seat and pissing himself. Yes, I witnessed this.

Posted by Fnarf | June 5, 2008 2:34 PM
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I was a straight disco with a friend who happens to be very feminine. As we drank near the bar, I could see and feel comments being made about us. So, I asked him, "Danny, lets dance." He was surprised and named every possible excuse not to do it.

Of course, I had to make a point, so I dragged him to the middle of the dance floor and we stated to dance. The floor was left to us. We danced the entire song and then the owner of the place approached me and said "Gay nights are Thursday." I said to him, "For us is tonight." Of course, he ejected us.

So we started to recruit gay people to go to the place. After a while, the owner added Saturdays as another gay night. Precisely the day we were there.

So, gay people of the world unite at the Mariner's and lets give them a massive dose of what they do not like. Its fun, trust me.

Posted by nEo | June 5, 2008 5:11 PM
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Savage said-
"The issue, though, is that straight couples engaged in the exact same behavior were not asked to stop kissing, or told to get a room, or threatened with expulsion from the ballpark. And that's discriminatory, and that's why this is an issue."
That's because it is NORMAL for a man and a woman to kiss. I'll bet your mom and dad did because a male and female were needed for you to be born. If your dad was boffing a dude, you wouldn't be here because IT AIN'T NORMAL!!!

Posted by the BOC | June 5, 2008 7:54 PM
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See,the BOC's kids see two women kissing, he's going to be all set with that explanation ready to go and that's that. What's hard about that? Afraid they won't believe you?

Posted by elenchos | June 5, 2008 9:50 PM
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So, gay people of the world unite at the Mariner's and lets give them a massive dose of what they do not like. Its fun, trust me.

Yeah, because it really pisses off a corporation when you hand over money for their sub-standard product. That'll show them!

Posted by Hunter | June 6, 2008 12:20 PM
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Looking at it in monetary terms, your opinion makes sense Hunter. But if we could only pay and be accepted (for those who feel they need to be accepted) things would be easy. We pay for everything, recreation, discos, bars, community events, etc. At this point we are paying to be treated like second class citizens. If we must pay, well, letís pay, but we must make them understand that contrary to what they think, we are worth it and if they want to make money, they must treat us as they do everyone else. Nothing moves a business or a public entity to make change than a hit in the pocket. But for that, they must have a taste of our disposable income, a number no one should and canít ignore.

Posted by nEo | June 6, 2008 8:17 PM
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The part that I find most absurd is that these people say they object because they don't want to have to explain it to their kids.
As someone who explained all kinds of things to my kid, I say to parents everywhere, Be grateful for anything that gives you an opportunity to explain things to your kids. Kids need to have us tell them things. Start talking to your kids now.

Posted by Pam Johnson | June 7, 2008 6:38 PM

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