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 on: Tue, Mar 22, 2016, 21:47 
Started by jacob_l - Last post by jacob_l
Hello, my name is Jacob, I am gay, and I am the newest member of the Gay Homeland Organization. Today I would like to share my proposal.

The Pitcairn Islands, officially Pitcairn, are a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the last British Overseas Territory in the Pacific. The islands are inhabited mostly by descendants of the Bounty mutineers and the Tahitians who accompanied them. With only about 56 inhabitants, originating from four main families, Pitcairn is the least populous national jurisdiction in the world. The Pitcairn government's attempt to attract migrants has been unsuccessful. Since 2013, some 700 make inquiries each year, but so far, not a single formal settlement application has been received. As the island remains a British Overseas Territory, at some point the British government may have to make a decision concerning the island's future.

The government of Pitcairn is desperately trying to find migrants to bolster their economy and population. If a migrant were to move the Pitcairn Islands, land is free but building a typical New Zealand Kitset home will cost you around $100,000 USD. The cost of living on the island is roughly $10,000 USD.

Local jobs are not available to migrants, so exported jobs, or working from online is the only way non-citizens can work.
This island nation is a feasible location to establish a Gay safe haven. There is a small population so the more Gay people that come and settle the more we have in say in the local government. Then if we can enable the island to be prosperous, maybe we can inspire even straight couples to come to pro-create our population. If we can pull the Pitcairn Isalnds out of their funk, we can remain within the British Commonwealth, but hold a referendum for Independence.

I really think we have a chance at this, but we need to put ourselves out there to let people know. I am also thinking about emailing the government. Let me know what you guys think.

In solidarity,
Jacob Lanzer

 on: Sat, Aug 16, 2014, 21:49 
Started by Mogul - Last post by Mogul
September 6-7, 2014 we meet in Albany (NY) for the purpose of having a good time while exploring Gay culture and nationalism. If you are interested in joining in please let us know. Inquiries can be sent to:

 on: Mon, Mar 17, 2014, 13:20 
Started by Lumos de Fortuno - Last post by Mogul
Excusi, but Obama is already in his second term - he will not stand for elections again. 

 on: Mon, Mar 17, 2014, 10:34 
Started by Lumos de Fortuno - Last post by Lumos de Fortuno
Hey everyone, I've created a facebook page for the Queer Nationalist Party.  Please come and join.  I figure if facebook can help Obama get elected it can help us gain political traction but we're going to need everyone's help.

 on: Thu, Feb 27, 2014, 02:38 
Started by K6 - Last post by Sage
The subject of this thread makes it a good place to ask if anyone has followed up on the request for help with copying and pasting the self determination statement in any social media comment sections yet?

 on: Thu, Feb 20, 2014, 19:48 
Started by Sage - Last post by Sage
..."Here's how to do this boys:"

"'Everything could be going against him, [Harvey Milk] but he would come back to headquarters jubilant because he had persuaded one old lady to vote for him,' [Frank] Robinson recalled later. 'It was as if every person he won over represented an important victory. Here he was, a gay and a - a street radical at heart - and he was able to convince some little old lady that he was a decent human being worth voting for.'"
(Source: Randy Shilts, "The Mayor of Castro Street," p.138)

"Think globally but act locally." -unknown

 on: Tue, Feb 11, 2014, 16:37 
Started by Tuxster - Last post by Sage
"United we stand. Divided they catch us one by one." -Jose Sarria

 on: Tue, Feb 11, 2014, 15:57 
Started by Sage - Last post by Sage
I decided to start this one off and see if anyone else is willing to carry it on.

During the early years of the 21th Century, a small group of young disillusioned eccentric Queer misfit friends with a desire for more control over their lives formed a live-work labor collective in a U.S. city. The collective, a legally recognized corporation, slowly grew and over the course of a decade had doubled in size. Taking advantage of a labor shortage in Greenland, the collective bid on and won a service sector contract in the region. The collective doubled its size once again in order to maintain its permanent base of operation in the U.S. and what it thought would be a temporary one in Greenland. During the early months, there was some shifting of personnel. A few had difficulty adjusting to the harsh climate. Some longed to return to the urban scene while others which to escape it. Thus the collective was able to swap-out staff without subcontracting and therefore able to maintain an all Queer staff. A small group of mutual friends vacationing in Iceland decided to visit their friends in Greenland as a side adventure prior to returning. While visiting, one came up with the idea of starting a small Gay and Lesbian tourist operation in what most saw as a mere frozen wasteland...

Anyone want to take it from here?

 on: Mon, Feb 10, 2014, 09:50 
Started by Sage - Last post by Sage
Rhetoric is fairly easy to adjust. Dogma on the other hand is a much different matter.

 on: Mon, Feb 10, 2014, 08:38 
Started by Sage - Last post by Sage
As promised in the "Come Together Event" thread in the Announcements section:

The background to the scenario begins in the near future. A “One World” themed queer cultural event is held in a rural location in the United States and attracts LGBT participants from around the world. Purely by coincidence, a biological agent is unleashed in several cities throughout select parts of the world simultaneously resulting in massive civilian casualties. Panic ensued, especially in urban areas. Travel ceased as nations entered into a state of lock down, stranding attendees. A nearby faerie sanctuary and a Lesbian separatist community both reached out to assist those who were stranded with temporary food and shelter but found their resources strained as urban LGBTs joined the makeshift camp after fleeing a nearby city. Other Lesbian separatist communities and faerie sanctuaries offered assistance. Metropolitan Community Church coordinated a temporary relocation effort which helped transport GLBT refugees, by this point numbering well into the thousands, from the original camp to these other various rural locations throughout the nation. The process greatly strengthened LGBT community spirit.

Meanwhile, rushes to judgment by various world governments over the source of the attack lead to armed conflict which quickly escalated to a limited nuclear exchange. Several urban areas were destroyed as a result. Though the conflict was short lived, tension and hostilities remained high. Civil rights and liberties, including those for LGBT people, ceased to be a major concern within the changed volatile world. Anti-Gay bigotry which had continued to linger just below the surface of Western Civilization for years, once again became openly acceptable in most nations. Canada, which had sustained significantly less damage and fewer casualties compared to other nations, was better able to hold to its ideals and granted asylum to record numbers of Gays thus swelling the GLBT population of North America.

In order to counter act the negative effects radiation had on reproductive health, biotech companies, with the backing of both the Canadian and U.S. governments, refined gene therapy treatments. Unfortunately, as a result of unforeseen consequences, combined gene therapies made non-LGBTs particularly vulnerable to a new global pandemic which decimated heterosexual populations.

Canada, its population in decline and fearing the growing influence of radical Christian evangelical militias in the U.S., allowed creation of a self-governing Gay and Lesbian province along its southern border. Understanding that there is strength in numbers and recognizing other benefits of centralizing, GLBT person from North America and abroad began migrating to the newly formed province. LGBT culture flourished like never before.

Shortly after settlement began, a religious backed military coup dismantled the last democratically elected U.S. government and established a theocracy. To the north, Canada’s position was further weakened by the succession of Quebec. Facing a hostile theocracy and unable to rely on the Canada for defense aid, the newly founded Gay and Lesbian meritocracy restricted the siphoning of the province’s resources and soon thereafter declared independence from Canada.

At present, the new nation’s most immediate challenge is the threat created by competing theocratic dictatorships in the lands once known as the United States.

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