Franz G Co (darkholy@saintly.com)
Sun, 18 Feb 2001 23:26:14 -0500 (EST)


------Original Message------
From: garrick lee <goner4sure@yahoo.com>
To: gundam@aeug.org
Sent: February 19, 2001 2:51:48 AM GMT
Subject: Re: [gundam] updates

--- DuckFlesh@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 2/18/01 7:06:27 PM Central
> Standard Time,
> gaijin@i-manila.com.ph writes:

*snip*

.
>> <
>>
>> It's either Yaoi, or it isn't. And no, I don't look
>> at Yaoi. In fact, i'm
>> quite interested on the Asian chick topic. (;

>this is an interesting phenomenon. i have no idea why
>westerners are so interested in our asian women.
>(then again, i find myself strangely more attracted to
>non-asian women, so i suppose it constitutes fair
>trade? :P)

What I would like to ponder is why thre is a larger more vocal
yaoi/shounen-ai audience/fan-base that fro shoujo-ai.

>anyway...i think richie is saying that he puts more
>emphasis on the "shounen-ai" aspect of yaoi ("ai"
>being the chinese word for love). homosexuality
>isn't all about sex, and doesn't need to be such.
>there exists the potential for humanly love (as well
>as lust..) between homosexuals for the simple reason
>that they are human beings (gender notwithstanding).
>human love that is often denied recognition because of
>the anti-gay stigma of modern life. oh well.

>and now, back to gundam...

>-garr

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