RECENT  POSTS:  » Video: Hey, Focus on the Family's Citizenlink—get your egos out of our marriage equality! » Video: Hallmark features openly in love couple (who happen to be lesbians) » NOM's 'International Org. For Marriage' gets an Executive Director » FRC prays for judges, governors, legislators to ignore marriage equality rulings » Read: AFA plays innocent about making Bryan Fischer a known pundit; no one's buying it » Yes you will coexist with civil marriage equality, Tony Perkins; that's a demand, not a request » Report: The AFA has fired Bryan Fischer as Director of Issue Analysis » Video: These Alabama anti-gay protestors sound exactly like parody versions of Alabama anti-gay protestors » Audio: Activist judge Roy Moore gives rambling, unconvincing interview to Tony Perkins » NOM reveals plan for taking people's money even though they've clearly lost  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

11/22/2011

Audio: If you show up with your same-sex spouse, you're victimizing Maggie Gallagher and Jen Roback Morse

by Jeremy Hooper

Last night, I told you about NOM's plans to launch a video instructing same-sex marriage opponents on how to handle their equality-supportive families around the Tofurky Day table. Now comes more background, courtesy of a radio chat between NOM's Maggie Gallagher and Jennifer Roback Morse.

The whole thing is pretty unbelievable (6:20: Maggie refers to gay acceptance as "upside down sort of culture"; 8:00: Morse calls this "the most toxic debate I've ever been in, with no acknowledgment of the discrimination that is making it so toxic) especially for those of us gay folk who know the pains of "culture war" family strife just a little too personally. But when Morse goes so far as to attach the phrase "emotional blackmail" to those who wish to eat their cranberry sauce without a side of dogma (20:15: "A kind of emotional blackmail. I'm holding up the whole relationship, and I'm entitled to get self righteous. I feel this this is a common pattern that's accelerated and deepened in some ways over the last five years, over the particular issue"), the turkey talk goes completely off the rails

Listen to as much or as little as you can stomach:


[SOURCE: Catholic Radio of San Diego]

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails