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11/26/2012

And now this from the man single-handedly destroying AFA's last shreds of credibility:

by Jeremy Hooper

What he's referring to in these tweets is the condom mandate, which requires Los Angeles adult performers to wrap it up before shooting sex scenes. In the world of the American Family Association's ever-relentless Bryan Fischer, that requirement for both gay and straight performers, is somehow equivalent to the incarceration/death penalties that some Uganda lawmakers want to impose on LGB citizens:

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Where to even begin? Do you start with the obvious difference between sex work and sexual orientation? Do you start with the stark contrast between safer sex practices and draconian laws that can even come with the death penalty in some cases? Do you note, again, that the Los Angeles policy is the same for all performers regardless of sexual orientation (despite Bryan's insistence that it's just about gay sex)? Or do you just let it all hang there, as the readers' own interoperation of Bryan's obvious agenda, motivations, and seeming support for the proposed Uganda laws is likely more damaging to the AFA's reputation than anything I could even say?

I'm going with the latter. Here we have a man giving credence to a proposed national policy that is so chillingly heinous, even hardcore social conservatives have been clear to distance themselves from it (even if, in some cases, it was only after the were called out). If Bryan wants to advocate for the kinds of restrictions being discussed in Uganda, it's only going to help us American activists connect crucial dots about our own organizations here at home.

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**Oh, and there's this one, too:

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(via Joe)

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