RECENT  POSTS:  » In which another anti-gay group forces politicos to Gladys Kravitz our way into one family's divorce drama » In 2008, the AFA was the same on LGBT rights as President Obama; and I was a flying unicorn » The Hitching Post plot thickens in a truly remarkable way » On Rivka, Robert and their dirty, self-victimizing, anti-intellectual blame game » POTUS believes in fifty-state equality, happy with way it's playing out » But your subjective view of 'real' marriage is factually irrelevant, Ryan » Flip Benham (yes, their dad) reportedly protesting outside NC weddings » TV's Duggar family continues anti-LGBT activism » Caught ya: Far-right's latest marriage 'victim' edited website to make more solid legal case » Read: Wyoming to become our 32nd marriage equality state  

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

06/13/2012

Lies, slurs, job discrimination—Traditional Values? Really?!

by Jeremy Hooper

With the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) back in play, the rabidly extreme Traditional Values Coalition is rehashing a game plan that the org has used several times in the past. It goes like this:

  • Find a photo of a transgender human being
  • Viciously slight said human being with words like "she-male"
  • Claim that there's a "Dirty Thirty" grouping of scientifically-recognized sexual orientations, even though this is an outright lie (*what TVC claims as sexual orientations are actually recognized as paraphilias, behaviors that exist within the spectrum of sexual orientation)
  • Claim that TVC has power, even though the far-right itself now tends to ignore this particular group
  • Ask for money

Here's the 2012 version:

Screen Shot 2012-06-13 At 8.52.54 Am

Gotta disagree, TVC. Because when I read this, written by the kind of person who thinks "she-male" is an acceptable term, thinks lying about science is a perfectly okay thing to do, thinks lifting a picture like this and using it in a vicious fundraising campaign is a nice practice, and who thinks looking to people you don't know and calling them "deeply troubled" is a fair assessment? Not gonna lie—that's the kind of person who I don't want teaching my children.

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