RECENT  POSTS:  » New record: Anti-gay activist Ralph Reed contradicts self in less than minute » Read: NOM's guide to pressuring lawmakers to ban marriages (while pretending you're doing something good and positive instead) » Full trailer: 'The Normal Heart' » Vintage Clinton era oppo memo perhaps even more relevant today » Concerned Women For America advises churches to lockdown exclusionary marriage views » Video: What does conservative columnist Cal Thomas see as America's biggest threat? Take a guess. » Correcting NOM's fallacious fear graphic » Gee, Bryan, can't understand why federal courts are rejecting you gay = incest view » Former NOM sr. associate admits shift: Moving away from intellectual arguments, focusing on spiritual » Prop 8 defense attorney now planning lesbian daughter's wedding  

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

08/09/2012

About that writer the far-right is trying to contrast with Zach Wahls...

by Jeremy Hooper

You may have seen the far-right pushing around a commentary from Robert Oscar Lopez, a conservative writer who purports to have a horror story of growing up with a mother who was in a relationship with another woman. Everyone from Matt Barber to Maggie Gallagher has used it as some sort of a warning sign to build on the now–de rigueur conservative attempts to discredit gay people's homes.

But check this out. I was piddling around Robert Oscar Lopez' Twitter account to see if I could get some insight into his overarching beliefs. What I found was a whole coterie of posts decrying just about every component of LGBT activism, from Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal (a "sham") to gay suicide prevention ("sick destructive obsession"):

Screen Shot 2012-08-09 At 10.28.54 Am
Screen Shot 2012-08-09 At 10.29.51 Am
Screen Shot 2012-08-09 At 10.29.02 Am
Screen Shot 2012-08-09 At 10.29.13 Am
Screen Shot 2012-08-09 At 10.29.20 Am

I can't access the links because they all go to Mr. Lopez' invite-only blog, Critical News scan. But it's pretty darn clear that there is a larger agenda here. There most always is.

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