RECENT  POSTS:  » Scott Lively equates accurately noting his public record with inciting murder » Audio: Mark Regnerus doesn't think marriage equality has 'a lot of gas left' » Friday: NOM president shares the bill with 'ex-gay' activists » Today in 'um, yeah, obviously': Stunt marriages not confined to opposite-sex partnerships » Video: Brian Brown's fellow panelist gives insight into Moscow panel's extreme views on homosexuality, marriage » Video: TN man condemns gays with Leviticus billboards; oddly allows local Red Lobsters to remain open » Video: 'Ex-gay' speaker at upcoming ERLC summit equates talking to gay people with talking to cancer patients » GLAAD: Mainstream media is catching on to NOM's broader agenda » FRC's Values Voter Summit puts anti-gay bakers on a marriage panel; so we won, basically » GOP front group NOM raising money for a GOP US Senate  

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

10/09/2013

The Family Leader warns of pro-LGBT time when 'it will be better to die than to live'

by Jeremy Hooper

After running down a list of nine items, from the Disney Channel's inclusion of lesbian parents to gay consumers' pushback against Barilla pasta, that show a nation heading toward more LGBT acceptance, a writer for Iowa's Family Leader organization concludes with this quote:

Screen Shot 2013-10-09 At 6.38.30 Am
[SOURCE]

First things first: If "winning" means going back to a time when LGBT people are shunned, closeted, or worse, then The Family Leader has already lost that chance. For good. We will never go back there, regardless of any temporary setbacks we might possibly face in the years to come. We have come way too far. We already won the greatest portion of this "culture war."

So that's one. But two: Is our opposition really at a point where they are telling people that our pro-LGBT future is one where death might be better than life? I mean, really?! Is that how low this whole thing has sunk?! Is this the new phase of fear-mongering now that so many of their other fears about us have fallen on deaf ears? REALLY?!

Look, we want everyone to live and let live, all of us operating with respect for each others' deserved freedoms. In our plan, there is more than enough room for everyone. Heck, there's even more than enough room for groups like the Family Leader to still condemn us, our lives, our loves, our marriages, and our families. If they don't want to accept that fact and instead choose to see a scary future in which they will fight to the death because the end of their human mortality is better than the gay-friendly hell that we call America, then that truly shocking prediction is completely on them. We neither want nor are we seeking that kind of self-destruction.

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