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What’s behind the astonishing rise in LGBTQ+ romance literature?

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What’s behind the astonishing rise in LGBTQ+ romance literature?

Because is cool and trendy, even JGovt ojiisan promote this

https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Gender/Japan-passes-controversial-LGBT-law-5-things-to-know

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Win-win. Nobody can complain. Nobody is being forced to buy it.

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Gays by their natural genetic/biological makeup will always be a minority. Homosexuality exists in a few animal species too - again, a natural small percentage.

At that, every 'category' or classification or whatever of people need something cultural to identity with or align with. That's OK, it just makes sense.

For instance, a Joan Jett concert is the very first concert for many little girls and teen girls now, because JJ is a woman who ROCKS. Not a gyrating lip-synching autotuned sex robot, the Real Deal. Jett is also a Girls Night Out, replacing with Tupperware parties used to do. Jett also has a very strong lesbian fan base. How do I know? Of all the three times I've seen Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, I've noticed all these things.

Everybody needs entertainment made just for them, whether it's intentional or not.

MoonrakerToday  11:49 am JST

Win-win. Nobody can complain. Nobody is being forced to buy it.

The LGBTQ+ book section is small and secluded in most bookstores. Just like the Black American lit, the feminism lit, Jewish lit, etc. If that's what you are, have at it. Dig in. There's no shame in it. Sexual orientation doesn't make a person good or bad, it's what you do with it.

And for those homophobic screaming loudmouth gay-bashers: you ain't cool. And to quote a 1991 hit from the funk-metal band Extreme:

'....If you don't like what you see here

(If you don't like what you see here)

Get the funk out

(Get the funk out, get the funk out, get the funk out)

We won't try to force feed you

Get the... funk out....!!!!

(TOOT THEM HORNS!)

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There are many more movies and TV productions with the LGBTQ+.

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wallaceToday  12:42 pm JST

There are many more movies and TV productions with the LGBTQ+.

Maybe there are but if they don't make the ratings, if they bomb then that's that.

Nobody's putting a gun to viewers' heads. Maybe there will/could be a cable network just for the LGBTQ+ community, i dunno. Cable and network TV is full of trash anyway so what difference does this all make?

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Maybe there are but if they don't make the ratings, if they bomb then that's that.

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Nobody's putting a gun to viewers' heads. Maybe there will/could be a cable network just for the LGBTQ+ community, i dunno. Cable and network TV is full of trash anyway so what difference does this all make?

Exactly.

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bass4funkFeb. 23  04:41 pm JST

Maybe there are but if they don't make the ratings, if they bomb then that's that.

True

*Nobody's putting a gun to viewers' heads. Maybe there will/could be a cable network just for the LGBTQ+ community, i dunno. Cable and network TV is full of trash anyway *so what difference does this all make?

Exactly.

So why are so many people getting so hung up and hyper-in-the-diaper about it? If it's concerning and/or made for a certain type of people, let them enjoy it. It's not for you, not for me.

The City of San Francisco has all kinds of funky people there of every category. Thing is, they pretty well get along. So there's some folks there different from you? Just don't give them any crap, and they won't give you any. Simple.

Freedom of choice. We have it, exercise it.

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What's behind?

An agenda.

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Maybe there will/could be a cable network just for the LGBTQ+ community

https://www.outtv.com/

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