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Would you be bothered if a member of Kiss came out as being gay?

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..... There has been nudges and winks about this over the years, but for me it's a non-issue.
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wow....
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Nope. Non-issue.
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Of course not - it's 2021.
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No!
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Nope
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No.
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Not at all. Surprised it hasn’t happened already.
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Has somebody bumped a thread from 1980?
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No...unless it was Gene. In which case, I'd be boggled by the level of effort he would have exerted in order to maintain the charade for so long. Polaroid film is pricey.
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Not at all
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Nope
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No. Ace has stated he experimented with homosexuality in the past. He had no issue with it. Bill and Sean were lovers and that has been known for years. Non-starter.
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Looks like we've all become woke in the past few years 👍 I'm sure if that question was asked in 1980 it would be a different story. Quite interesting how attitudes change really
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Frilly Pink wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:02 pm Looks like we've all become woke in the past few years 👍 I'm sure if that question was asked in 1980 it would be a different story. Quite interesting how attitudes change really
Ah, disappointed?
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Bothered? No. Confused/surprised? Absolutely.
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Not bothered in the least.

I AM surprised though how much Peter talks about dicks in his book. Always whipping it out on front of people. :lol:
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Not at all.
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Nope
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I couldn't care less.
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Nope. Would be surprised as hell if it were Gene or Tommy. Paul, we all pretty much suspect and Eric would be a yeah, whatever.
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Nope not at all.
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Nope
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strutter78 wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 1:41 pm No. Ace has stated he experimented with homosexuality in the past. He had no issue with it. Bill and Sean were lovers and that has been known for years. Non-starter.
This
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Stuff Peter wrote about him and Ace
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Lots of “fan” speculation on Paul over the years.

Would have probably been “weird” when I was a kid in the 70’s...

But in the 70’s I always thought Freddie Mercury was a major talent on all fronts and even then I was sure he was Bi at the very least
Didn’t care.
Some guys would say “you listen to that fag?”
And I’d be “one of the best singers and song writers?
I love him!”
And they would all freak that I said “love” lol.
I loved getting a reaction from the knuckle-draggers

But KISS?
now?
I could care less.
Wouldn’t be fazed either way.
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No. But I must confess I wouln't listen to some of his/their songs if they were homoerotic.
Call me old fashioned or conservative. I don't give a shit.
I don't know how we got here. Or why..
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Wouldn't be bothered, but ... isn't it kinda late to be curious about their sexuality, one way or another? They are in their Seventies, you know. Not alot of hype, there, unless the gay partner was someone notable in some way. Like Kevin Spacey, or somebody.
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Completely devastated.
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Wouldn't make much of a difference at this point.
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Frilly Pink wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:02 pm Looks like we've all become woke in the past few years 👍 I'm sure if that question was asked in 1980 it would be a different story. Quite interesting how attitudes change really
Maybe your attitude changed. It never mattered to me no matter the decade. It is sad that anyone ever had a problem with gay people in the first place.
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Could care less. Doesn’t affect my fandom at all. Even if true it would be a real slow news day if this garnered any traction
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No, doesn’t impact my love of the band or image one bit.
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no
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I’d love Kizz & that member even more.
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No.
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nah hahah
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I smell a troll.

Besides, we all know guys that play metal can't be gay. It's scientific fact. Next you'll be asking how we'd feel if someone from Judas Priest came out as gay! Yeah AS IF.

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A lot of us already assumed Paul was
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I would not be bothered at all. Unless, all of a sudden, everything was about being gay.
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Diss wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 5:02 pm I smell a troll.

Besides, we all know guys that play metal can't be gay. It's scientific fact. Next you'll be asking how we'd feel if someone from Judas Priest came out as gay! Yeah AS IF.

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Trolling? Hardly.
I see comments on the FAQ in various threads from time to time alluding to Paul's alledged homosexuality. Just wondered why that would be an issue.
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Frilly Pink wrote: Fri Jun 18, 2021 1:06 pm ..... There has been nudges and winks about this over the years, but for me it's a non-issue.
Interesting topic.
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No but I did chuckle at Stlouisblue's post on page 5 of the interesting phot's thread. Were there clues out there?
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The disappointing reality is that it would bother MANY KISS fans - some I could even mention here.
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I've assumed Paul was gay since forever, despite what he says/does, so if he (or anyone else) came out... all would be right with the world.
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Not at all.