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History of Gay

HISTORY OF GAY (as of 3 March 2017)

Founders:
(original, circa 2002) Gaypride (Gaypride was reportedly a straight man living in San Francisco who let his nation CTE because he thought Gay should be lead by an LGBTQ person.)
(2005 - 2009) founderless
(refounding in fall, 2009) LGBT Equality (annually-elected Founder controlled by various nations in history)

Known UN /World Assembly Delegates and their approximate tenures:
Emory (2004-2006)
Omni-Palonie (2x: 2006, 2014 [part])
Gwenstefani (2007 - 2009)
Discoveria (2013)
BearNation (2x: 2010 - 2012, 2014 [part] - 2016)
Cale Nova (2017 until March)
Discoveria (interim, March - present)

Known Regional Secretaries:
Emory
Merric
Omni-Palonie
Discoveria

Constitutions and their primary authors:
Circa 2004, Emory
2011, BearNation
2014, BearNation

Elected Founders:
2010 – 2012, BearNation
2013, Discoveria
2014 [part, winter], Omni-Palonie
2014 [part, spring] - 2016, BearNation
2017 until March, Cale Nova
March 2017 - present: ?
Gay is nearly unique in NS for annually electing its Founder for the coming year since 2010 to control LGBT Equality. One other person (usually the RS) will also know the Founder’s password.

Oldest currently living nations continuously in the region (founded in/moved to Gay in):
Emory, antiquity/2003
Haldana, antiquity/2003
Gracieland, antiquity/2004
BearNation, 2004/2005
Kundu, antiquity/2006? (Kundu was a member of Gay very early on, but CTEd for multiple years after that.)

Hall of Fame:
(distinguished, active nations who CTEd in good standing)

Gaypride (original Founder), Antiquity - 2005 [For a while, until about 2008, we were able to revive Gaypride by requesting the resurrection of the nation, but it would CTE each time because we could not crack the password.]
Merric (founder of forum), 2004 - 2011
Boo Diddly, Antiquity - 2008
Ninjasama, Antiquity - 2011
Gwenstefani (last WA Delegate before refounding), 2004 - 2011
TwoSpirit, Antiquity - 2009
Cromotar, Antiquity - 2009
Mirkai, Antiquity - 2015
Torvaldia, 2003 - 2012
Carnivorous Shrubs, 2004 - 2007
Merchant City, 2004 - 2009
Ambiguously Gay Duo, 2004 - 2010
Mederas 2, 2005 - 2010
Skaladora, 2005 - 2010
BOB BOB BOB BOB BOB, 2005 - 2012
Sorvadia, 2005 - 2013
Shadbolt, 2005 - 2014
New Liff, 2006 - 2009
Prestatoria, 2006 - 2009
Citta Nuova, 2006 - 2009
Omni-Palonie (twice elected WA Delegate), 2003 - 2016
Ganymed, 2005 - 2012
Gayism, 2006 - 2008
Gay Messiah, 2007 - 2010
Bimbimsalabim, 2007 - 2011
Lambda roos, 2008 - 2013 [puppet of Closeted Cases]
Incindus Pyraxis, 2006 - 2015
Fnarr-Fnarr, 2006 - 2014
Storm City, 2006 - 2012
Dancing Dragons, 2006 - 2015
Sub Passivia, 2007 - 2016
Fennijer, 2007 - 2016


The Forum:

(As of 10 February 2015):
Our members have made a total of 28,145 posts
We have 294 registered members
The newest member is kenny [Omigodtheykilledkenny]
Most users ever online was 92 on Aug 14 2013, 08:58 PM

(As of 1 November 2015):
Our members have made a total of 28,788 posts
We have 326 registered members
The newest member is Stellonia
Most users ever online was 92 on Aug 14 2013, 08:58 PM

(As of 7 January 2016):
Our members have made a total of 28,917 posts
We have 342 registered members
The newest member is Lady Selina
Most users ever online was 92 on Aug 14 2013, 08:58 PM

(As of 2 January 2017):
Our members have made a total of 29,376 posts
We have 412 registered members
The newest member is Sorvadia
Most users ever online was 92 on Aug 14 2013, 08:58 PM

Top 10 posters
(As of 10 February 2015)
(does not include gaming posts):
BearNation: 2,807
Omni-Palonie: 1,872
Citta Nuova: 1,574
Merric: 1,523
Discoveria: 1,337
Closeted Cases: 1,064
Gwenstefani: 1,018
Ki Baratan: 940
Lavendar Menace: 755
Fennijer: 648

(As of 1 November 2015)
(does not include gaming posts):
BearNation: 3,067
Omni-Palonie: 1,874
Citta Nuova: 1,574
Merric: 1,523
Discoveria: 1,392
Closeted Cases: 1,081
Gwenstefani: 1,018
Ki Baratan: 974
Lavendar Menace: 755
Fennijer: 656

(As of 7 January 2016)
(does not include gaming posts):
BearNation 3,125
Omni-Palonie 1,874
Citta Nuova 1,574
Merric 1,523
Discoveria 1,412
Closeted Cases 1,085
Gwenstefani 1,018
ki baratan 982
Lavender_Menace 755
Fennijer 656

(As of 2 January 2017)
(does not include gaming posts):
BearNation 25-August-05 3,293
Omni-Palonie 9-June 04 1,874
Citta Nuova 8-February 06 1,574
Merric 29-January 04 1,523
Discoveria 25-August 05 1,443
Closeted Cases 29-September 06 1,085
Gwenstefani 16-November 04 1,018
ki baratan 7-October 07 989
Lavender_Menace 20-March 07 755
Fennijer 27-October 07 657

Zombie Invasions:

Halloween 2016: 28th most survivors, 47th most dead: approximately 1.137+ trillion census.

Halloween 2015: 19th most survivors, 13th most survivors without infection: approximately 908+ billion census

Halloween 2014: 21st most survivors, 14th most survivors without infection: approximately 634+ billion census

Halloween 2013: 38th most survivors, 65th most dead: approximately 628+ billion census.

April 2013: 57th most infected, 54th most dead: approximately 515+ billion census.

Approximate Census of Nations:
2002: moved erratically
2003-2004: approximately 15 members after an extended period of chaos, then rebounding
2005-2008: approximately 100, eventually declining to around 70
2009: approximately 70 - 50 (i.e., shrank by 20 that year)
2010: approximately 50 - 75 (i.e., grew by 25 nations that year)
2011: approximately 75 - 90
2012: 90 - 120
2013: 120 - 120
2014: 120 - 150
2015: 150 - 288 (we reached 200 members approximately February 10)
2016: 288 - 331 (we reached 300 members on January 25) (A record of 395 nations occurred on May 5, 2016.)
2017: 276 - 330

2015 Government:

Executive branch:
Founder/WA Delegate: BearNation
Regional Secretary: Discoveria

Judicial branch:
Supreme Court:
Emory, Chief Justice
Ki Baratan, Justice
Halflands, Justice
(Honorary Chief Justice Emeritus Kundu [no vote or voice in the SC])

Legislative branch:

Regional Council (upper chamber):
Alfoldia, President
Marsaries, President Pro Tempore
Otis-T
Lilfella
Himeros, replaced by Saint-Sebastian

Regional Parliament (lower chamber):
Closeted Cases, Speaker
All full members of Gay are members, including the F/WAD and the RC

2016 Government:

Executive branch:
Founder/WA Delegate: BearNation
Regional Secretary: Discoveria

Judicial branch:
Supreme Court:
Kundu, Chief Justice
Emory
Jetria (resigned before taking office)
Alfoldia (replacing Jetria)

Legislative branch:
Regional Council (upper chamber):
Otis-T, President
Ki Baratan, President Pro Tempore (resigned)
Thermodolia
VampKyrie
Your Smile
Carrico (replacing Ki Baratan)

Regional Parliament (lower chamber):
Speaker (vacant)
All full members of Gay are members, including the F/WAD and the RC

2017 Government: (as of 2 January 2017)

Executive branch:
Cale Nova, Founder/WA Delegate
Discoveria, Regional Secretary

Judicial branch:
Supreme Court:
Kundu
(plus two vacant positions)

Legislative branch:
Regional Council (upper chamber):
BearNation
Dragonah
Gingerspice Lands
(plus two positions in election process)

Regional Parliament (lower chamber):
Emory, Speaker
All full members of Gay are members, including the F/WAD and the RC

Regional Cartographer: (currently vacant)

Regional Ministries: (all currently vacant)

Ambassadors:

Philosophy 115: Veritaria (Moose Shrubs)
Central Pacific Empire: DiscOrdant (Central Pacific Empire Ambassador 17)
The Respected Realms: The Respected Gay (Your Smile)
Nudist Dreamland: Gay (Justin Fashnu)
Texas: Godzillas Tokyo (Bajor Prime)
Freak Show: The Pizza Dude (Electrobrain II)

Honourary Founder/WAD and Outstanding Citizen of Gay:
Fennijer

Embassies:
(As of 10 February 2015):
The FRA, Philosophy 115, Gay Equality, The Sea Of Love, Global Right Alliance, Allied States of EuroIslanders, The Alternative Left, New Europe, the Rejected Realms, The Exodus, Nudist Dreamland, Atlantis, The Commonwealth Of Furry Peoples, The Respected Realms, The SOP, Philippines, Central Pacific Empire, Union of Socialist Confederate Republics, Lady Gaga, Hippy Haven, The Republic of the Netherlands, Morskoj, bear world, ISSU, The Great Kingdom of Prussia, Esquarium, Antarctic Oasis, Suomi, Grand Alliance Of Independant Nations, The Darwin Allied Republics, The Federation of Dethklok 1000, Lower Canada, The United Federative of the UCE PUPPETS, Asiana, Latin America, The United Feline Commonwealths, Minoa, Smiley Faces, The United Nations of Here, Funen, Laissez Faireholm, Commonwealth of Liberty, Communist China, urkalgurk, Westphalia, United Socialist Republics, Democratic Socialist Assembly, Muffins and other Baked Goods, Tofulinearity, The Skeleton Army, International East Union, Drag Queens, Australia, Kotturheim, Mysterium, Bloodbender Heaven, The International Communist Union, The United Rebels, Union of Islands, Gay Pride, Anti Authoritarian Alliance, My Pants, Anarchy, Ankh Mauta, Nations Under the Rador, The Hyatt Islands, The Atheist Empire, and sweg fegs.

(As of 1 November 2015):
The FRA, Philosophy 115, Gay Equality, The Sea Of Love, Global Right Alliance, Allied States of EuroIslanders, New Europe, the Rejected Realms, Nudist Dreamland, Atlantis, The Commonwealth Of Furry Peoples, The Respected Realms, The SOP, Philippines, Central Pacific Empire, Hippy Haven, The Republic of the Netherlands, Esquarium, Antarctic Oasis, Lower Canada, The United Federative of the UCE PUPPETS, Asiana, The United Nations of Here, Laissez Faireholm, Democratic Socialist Assembly, The Skeleton Army, International East Union, Australia, Kotturheim, Mysterium, Bloodbender Heaven, My Pants, Anarchy, Ankh Mauta, The Atheist Empire, The Coalition of Democratic Nations, Union of Socialist Soviet Republics, The Church of Eris, Texas, A Liberal Haven, Kingdom of Ireland, GAY AUSTRALIA, The Transgender Region, Continent of LGBT Equality, Nelborne Union, Gay Texas, Minoa, Eternal Silence, Archmont, Civil Libertarian Region, ConWorkShop, Gayness of Atlantis, The United World of Battlefronts, Haiku, Lazarus, The Realm of Chaos, Federation of Planets Headquarters, Deritan Meillur, Land of Zion, Nations of Peace, United Burandan Nations, Non Aligned Movement, Hapes Consortium, and Kratsville.
*Construction of embassies with Meridon has commenced. Completion expected in 14 hours.
*Construction of embassies with The Federated Union of Stars has commenced. Completion expected in 1 day 14 hours.

(As of 7 January 2016):
The FRA, Philosophy 115, The Sea Of Love, Global Right Alliance, Allied States of EuroIslanders, New Europe, the Rejected Realms, Nudist Dreamland, Gay Equality, Atlantis, The Commonwealth Of Furry Peoples, The Respected Realms, The SOP, Philippines, Central Pacific Empire, Hippy Haven, The Republic of the Netherlands, Esquarium, Antarctic Oasis, Lower Canada, The United Federative of the UCE PUPPETS, Asiana, The United Nations of Here,Laissez Faireholm, Democratic Socialist Assembly, The Skeleton Army, Australia, Kotturheim, Mysterium, Bloodbender Heaven, My Pants, Ankh Mauta, The Atheist Empire, The Coalition of Democratic Nations, Union of Socialist Soviet Republics, The Church of Eris, Texas, A Liberal Haven, Kingdom of Ireland, The Transgender Region, Nelborne Union, Minoa, Eternal Silence, Archmont, ConWorkShop, Gayness of Atlantis, The United World of Battlefronts, Haiku, Lazarus, The Realm of Chaos, Federation of Planets Headquarters, Deritan Meillur, Land of Zion, Nations of Peace, United Burandan Nations, Hapes Consortium, Kratsville,Meridon, The Federated Union of Stars, The Socialist States of the Philippines, Regionamehere, Federation of Anarchist Communes, The Legions of Heaven And Hell, Ausozera, Das Kommune, LCRUA, GFW, Greeks, Creliose, Democratic Republic of Bavaria, Westphalia, Heroes Rise, United Transgender Womens Union,Free Greece, Lesbia, Sandbox, Oakwood, Grandeir Aurora, Lesbos, Gloucester, and Non Aligned Movement.
*Construction of embassies with Liberate Anarchy has commenced. Completion expected in 3 days 11 hours.
*Construction of embassies with The world order of the left has commenced. Completion expected in 3 days 11 hours.
*Construction of embassies with The Q has commenced. Completion expected in 3 days 11 hours.

(as of 2 January 2017):
Embassies: The FRA, Philosophy 115, The Sea Of Love, Global Right Alliance, Allied States of EuroIslanders, New Europe, the Rejected Realms, Nudist Dreamland, Gay Equality, Atlantis, The Commonwealth Of Furry Peoples, The Respected Realms, The SOP, Central Pacific Empire, Hippy Haven, The Republic of the Netherlands, Esquarium, Antarctic Oasis, The United Federative of the UCE PUPPETS, Laissez Faireholm, Democratic Socialist Assembly, The Skeleton Army, Australia, Kotturheim, Ankh Mauta, The Atheist Empire, The Coalition of Democratic Nations, Union of Socialist Soviet Republics, Texas, The Transgender Region, Nelborne Union, Minoa, Archmont, Haiku, Lazarus, The Realm of Chaos, Federation of Planets Headquarters, Deritan Meillur, United Burandan Nations, Hapes Consortium, The Socialist States of the Philippines, Federation of Anarchist Communes, The Legions of Heaven And Hell, LCRUA, Democratic Republic of Bavaria, Sandbox, Non Aligned Movement, The Q, The Alliance of Queens, The Great Chili, Warzone Airspace, International Republican Union, Pluviostan, Free Coalition of Governments, International Northwestern Union, Superiorem Merionem Region, Calefacta Aquas Piscinae, Thermodoila Puppet Storage, Anarchy, Krillin, The Haven for LGBTQ, SAMOHI Union, Postopia, Autism Spectrum, The United Nations of Ascensia, Rossferry, Celtic Nations, Future Earth, The Pillow Fort, Democritus, Osiris, Nasicournia, The Bar on the corner of every region, Queens Coming Into Our Own, Rainbowland, Norrland, Sapphic Federation, New Montreal, The Greatest Freak Show on Earth, the South Pacific, The Region That Has No Big Banks, Cashnatchee, The Global Socialists of Raggasprites, Lesbia, Southfield, Gayism, Empire of the Trident, WAH, Paraguay, The Democratic Union of Republics, The New Putinian Alliance, POLATION, A Liberal Haven, Coral Palace Resort, Zolahi, Bacon Union, The House at Pooh Corner, Bear Country, Brotherhood of Zvek, United Republic of Sovereign States, The Hanover Republic, Greater Meme, the West Pacific, Renegade Islands Alliance, Philippines, Liannah, The Salt Mines, The Central Mainland, The Liberty Pact, The Region of Candy Loving Animals, Trexesel, Kingdom Of Austria, F U R, The Xalitore Union, The Leaque of Democratic Nations, Forest, Kingdom of Alexandria, The Commonwealth Of Australia, The Universal Allegiance, Wyrech, Libert Autonomous, Anti Trump Alliance, The Parliamentary Union of Nations, The Awesomeness, The Meaty Empire, Lovelass, Asiana, Fire Moon, Perhaps the Greatest Region, Nomad Land of Inner Mongolia, The Popptart Empire, The State Of Texas, Union of Kratsville, rainbow region, League of the LGBT, Cape of Good Hope, The Maritimes, The Global Economic Saeid Organization, Regionless, Union of Memes, Ancap Union, Libertas Nova, The United Equal Nations, East of West, The United Coalition of Democracy, The Labyrinth, Dispatchia, Federation of United Islands, The Confederation of Razaland, Republic of Arbiture, and Court of International Law and Justice.
*The embassy with The Liberty Pact is being withdrawn. Closure expected in 1 day.
*The embassy with Republic of Arbiture is being withdrawn. Closure expected in 3 days.
*Construction of embassies with The Royal Commonwealth has commenced. Completion expected in 2 days.

World Factbook Entry in BB code: (as of 1 November 2015)

Welcome to the Region of GAY!



Useful links:
LinkForum | LinkIRC | LinkFRA | LinkILGA | LinkTrevor Project | LinkIt Gets Better | LinkPFLAG | LinkFFLAG | LinkStonewall | LinkNS Dossier II
| Trans Resources

Welcome! Even if you are not gay, we can certainly make you happy.
This is a safe haven for you to celebrate yourself and your community.
Disruptive people will be shown to the door.



Please respect the endorsement cap of half of the WAD's, rounding up, currently at 30.
Featured Region 13 Apr 2013 and 9 Jan 2012.

Embassies: We usually don't swap embassies with regions smaller than 10 unique nations or newer than 1 month, unless they are LGBTQ-centric.

World Factbook Entry in BB code: (as of 2 January 2017)

Welcome to the Region of GAY!
Useful links:
Link*****FORUM*****
| LinkPFLAG | LinkFFLAG | LinkStonewall | LinkJune 11, 2008 | LinkFeb. 5, 2009 | LinkDec. 31, 2009 | LinkMay 19, 2010 | LinkJan. 28, 2013 | LinkOct. 27, 2014 | LinkJan. 11, 2015



Welcome! Even if you are not gay, we can certainly make you happy.

This is a safe haven for you to celebrate yourself and your community. LGBTQ and straight ally raiders are welcome so long as they respect our defender status.
Disruptive people will be shown to the door.

Please respect the endorsement cap of half of the WAD's, rounding up, currently at 36.
Featured Region 13 Apr 2013 and 9 Jan 2012.
Embassies: We usually don't swap embassies with regions smaller than 10 unique nations or newer than 1 month, unless they are LGBTQ-centric.

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