The NFL is looking into banning a six-letter gay slur beginning with the letter f that rhymes with Bob Saget. Personally, I couldn’t care less, but I feel obligated by the topical relevance to this blog to note it anyway. A 280 lb. grown man who can bench press 600 lbs and run 100 yards in 4 seconds has no reason to be bothered by any sort of name-calling, but then again, neither does any other grown up.
Everybody, it seems, is dumping on the Arizona Legislature for passing a bill that codified what used to be a basic principle of commerce; that a business owner could refuse service to a customer if he didn’t want the customer’s business. However, that pinciple has been abrogated, and business owners can be forced into involuntary servitude; all because a few hypersensitive, neurotic gheys got their feelers hurt when photographers, florists, or bakers didn’t want to be a part of their “weddings.”
So, why don’t we just cut to the chase and pass laws making it illegal not to like gay people; with fines and criminal penalties for anyone who uses any word, gesture, expression or behavior that any gay person judges to be insufficiently supportive of his or her lifestyle?The penalties could include mandatory sensitivity training at the offender’s expense; thus providing employment to otherwise utterly useless Gender Studies graduates.
Let’s just pass a law and get all Harrison Bergeron up in this b–ch. I mean, that’s the whole point of this exercise, isn’t it? (Something tells me the gay left will *still* be whiny and miserable anyway.)
According to “Transgender Activists,” there are at least fifty different genders with politically correct nomenclature for each one; and Ra help you if you accidentally use the wrong term to describe some neurotically hypersensitive non-binary individual. They may hit you in the face with whatever fashion accessory they decided suited whatever “gender” they chose on that particular day.
Here is a partial list; which will be outdated by lunchtime today.
This is the kind of crap leftists worry about while we on the right worry about unsustainable fiscal policy, economic stagnation, and the fraying of Constitutional protections.
The gay left wants you to be super-mad at McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and Visa for sponsoring the Sochi Olympics, and not because McDonald’s killed the McRib, Coca-Cola tastes like battery acid, and a Visa affiliate is still employing Alec Baldwin. The usual suspects… Mr Michelangelo Signorile, Mr. Dan Savage, and Mr Jon Avarosis are, of course, totes apoplectic.
So, everybody has to hate McDonald’s and Coca-Cola, now, in addition to Hate Chicken, Hobby Lobby, and all those other things and people political correctness requires you to hate. However, it still okay… and indeed, politically correct… to support the Iranian Government, sharia law, and the Palestinian Authority; all of which carry out regular acts of real brutality against gheys but get a total pass from the left because shut up.
Intercourse is the very means through which men oppress us, from which we are not allowed to escape, yet some instances of or PIV [Ed: penis in vagina] and intercourse may be chosen and free? That makes no sense at all.
First, well intercourse is NEVER sex for women. Only men experience rape as sexual and define it as such. Sex for men is the unilateral penetration of their penis into a woman (or anything else replacing and symbolising the female orifice) whether she thinks she wants it or not – which is the definition of rape: that he will to do it anyway and that he uses her and treats her as a receptacle, in all circumstances – it makes no difference to him experiencing it as sexual. That is, at the very least, men use women as useful objects and instruments for penetration, and women are dehumanised by this act.
I am betting that the chances she makes a decent sammitch are nil.
And if you’re saying, “Surely I am excluded from her lunacy because I am a ghey,” sorry. She’s says teh buttsecks is bad too because it SYMBOLIZES the immoral penetration of a vajayjay. Masturbation … also wrong. In fact, anything that could possible make a man feel happy in any way is wrong because men suck.
She does have advice for men who want to repent of their evil rapist ways: Become a eunuch and give up all of your possessions, property, money, and rights away to women. (Check the link, I did not make that up.) Note, don’t expect forgiveness, much less gratitude, if you do give up everything you own to The Sisterhood. She will still hate you because you’re a hated penis-bearer.
But remember, to the left, what she proposes is not lunacy. Fiscally responsible and Constitutionally restrained Government as advocated by the Tea Party… *that* is considered lunacy.
Phil Robertson, the patriarch of A&E’s Duck Dynasty clan who was suspended from his hit reality series on Dec. 18 following some incendiary comments about gay people, won’t be put on hiatus after all.
The network and the Robertson family announced Friday that Phil will still be part of the series — and since he didn’t miss any filming, his temporary suspension will have no effect on the upcoming fifth season.
Reaction from the GLAAD bullies was swift and whiny:
“Phil Robertson should look African American and gay people in the eyes and hear about the hurtful impact of praising Jim Crow laws and comparing gay people to terrorists. If dialogue with Phil is not part of next steps then A+E has chosen profits over African American and gay people – especially its employees and viewers.”
They then skrieked “You’re terrible people and I wish you all were dead,” then ran upstairs, slammed the door shut, and spent the rest of the evening texting their friends about how everything was stupid and unfair.
“Phil Robertson and the “Duck Dynasty” is part of a majority white supremacist culture that either consciously or unconsciously incubates hatred toward those who are different.”
If you follow me on Twitter (and you should)…. you’ll know that I’ve been giving out the daily #ToxicLittleQueen Award for the past few weeks. The origins of the award come from none other than Alec Baldwin. Daily recipients show similar disregard for tolerance and decency.
Yesterday, I realized that despite just starting the honor several weeks ago…. I really should bestow the Toxic Little Queen of 2013. But there were SO many suggestions, that I’ve had to break it into two categories.
Feel free to vote for your favorite each day.
Winners will be announced on Twitter on Christmas Eve.
Chris Hayes (MSDNC’s answer to PajamaBoy) and some guy from The Nation giggle about anal sex.
Standards… who needs em?
These people put middle-school playground talk on the air and have the nerve to call Sarah Palin unsophisticated.
Hat Tip: Ace
P.S. On a related note, Bill Clinton apparently used to doodle phalluses on classified briefings.
Almost certain Sarah Palin never did that.
Hey everyone. I’ve been away from here for a LONG time. Thanks to Jeff & VtheK for holding down the fort. My story: massive life changes in 2013.
Now onto the outrage of the day: Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson.
My take on it: I DO NOT CARE.
PS – follow me on Twitter for my regular musings on an hourly basis.
Ace takes note of a lefty setzpinkler who thinks he’s figured out why Conservatives have been making fun of Obamacare spokesmodel PajamaBoy. It’s because Conservatives hate gays.
I had no idea that left-wing pundits had Professor Charles Xavier-level telepathic abilities and were able to read the minds of all Conservatives everywhere all the time!
Also, GLAAD is throwing a hissy-fit because one of the stars of Duck Dynasty expressed an opinion about gay people that hurt their feelers.
GLAAD has condemned “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson in the wake of inflammatory remarks about gay people.
In January’s issue of GQ, Robertson said that “homosexual offenders” will not “inherit the Kingdom of God” and unfavorably compared “a man’s anus” to the vagina.
The gay rights group was quick to denounce his comments. In a statement, GLAAD spokesman Wilson Cruz slammed the Robertson family patriarch:
“Phil and his family claim to be Christian, but Phil’s lies about an entire community fly in the face of what true Christians believe. He clearly knows nothing about gay people or the majority of Louisianans — and Americans — who support legal recognition for loving and committed gay and lesbian couples. Phil’s decision to push vile and extreme stereotypes is a stain on A&E and his sponsors who now need to reexamine their ties to someone with such public disdain for LGBT people and families.”
On one level, I don’t get the mindset that says you can’t be happy if someone, somewhere doesn’t approve of your lifestyle. What’s the Big Deal if a guy on a cable TV show doesn’t like you? Obsession that someone, somewhere might disapprove of you seems like a cripplingly neurotic way to go through life. (We’ll leave aside, for the moment, the obsession secular leftists have with judging what “true Christians” should and should not believe.)
On another level, I understand it completely. Faux outrage generates publicity. Publicity generates donations. Donations ensure that Wilson Cruz can keep his cushy job as an outraged spokesperson for GLAAD and not have to get a real job in the miserable Obamaconomy. Such generosity is what earned Alec Baldwin a pass from GLAAD for his repeated use of anti-gay slurs.
Update: A&E caves to intolerant bigots.
Michelangelo Signorile Goes Through Life With Panties Perpetually Bunched, Pearls Perpetually Clutched
R.S. McCain Reports on Michelangelo Signorile’s typically hypersensitive, overwrought response to a wee incident of what he perceives as an affront to gay political correctness.
Publicity about a relationship between 39-year-old Hollywood screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and 19-year-old British diving champion Tom Daley has inspired criticism even from some gay rights activists. Joshua Epstein, a blogger who identifies himself as a gay progressive Democrat, reacted to the Black-Daley affair on Twitter: ”He could be his father. Yuk.“
That reaction was condemned by Huffington Post columnist Michelangelo Signorile, who said only “internalized homophobia” could cause gays to criticize such relationships. “There is an undercurrent in these comments — the ‘chicken hawk’ charge — that suggests that gay men are more likely to sexually abuse underage teens, the ugliest lie about gay men out there,” Signorile wrote Friday in Huffington Post’s “Gay Voices” section. “Hardcore homophobes are predictably pointing to Black and Daley as supposed proof. But many gay men too, so defensive about the charge and deathly fearful of how it’s used, overcompensate by saying ‘yuk.’”
Signorile specifically defended sites that promote “intergenerational” gay sex. ”Some younger people are attracted to older people, and vice versa,” he wrote. “There’s even a gay website called Daddyhunt.”
Oh, there’s a website promoting that sort of thing and that makes it OK. Michelangelo, let me introduce you to Boychat; a website for pedos.
OK. So, depending on your point-of-view, a relationship between a guy who’s pushing 40 and a guy who’s too young to drink legally can run from “Yuk!” to “You go!” At least in this case, the younger man is an adult (unlike the boys who got involved with Democrat Gerry Studds, Democrat Mayor Sam Adams, and Safe School Czar Kevin Jennings). But because Michelangelo Signorile believes that any criticism of gay behavior is tantamount to collaboration with the hated Christian Right, only the latter response is considered politically correct.
On November 14, a friend linked this article about a lesbian waitress in New Jersey who had claimed that a patron refused to tip her, scrawling on the credit card receipt that he “not agree with your lifestyle and the way you live your life.” I replied that I was dubious about the story, given a recently discredited report from a waitress leveling a similar accusation, in that case, alleging that a patron refused to live a tip because of the color of her kin. (To be sure, I did write, “ If this is true, it is a sad sign of an insecure person.”)
Turns out that my skepticism was warranted. The story has been debunked, with the patrons providing an actual copy of their credit card receipt, including a generous tip — as well as a copy of their credit card statement showing a charge in an amount #18 higher than the original $93.55 bill.
Commenting on this copy-cat fraud, Elizabeth Scalia laments that she and her husband may have to forego the practice of leaving tips in cash (even when they pay with credit cards), adding that she hopes
. . . that when people appear to be falsely accused of doing awful things (like leaving a gay-hating lecture in place of a gratuity) our friends in the gay community will also speak up, and denounce these fraudulent scenarios that play upon the sympathies of people of good will — whatever their creed, their race, their sexual orientation — and which only end up stoking the fires of resentment and distrust between people, where none should exist.
(Via Instapundit.) The words scrawled on both receipts are ugly words. And those who use them to describe people different from themselves are truly insecure and mean-spirited individuals. And when individuals with different insecurities stage these media-generating stunts, they risk numbing others to real animus.
Scalia is right. Her friends in the gay community should denounce this. And this gay man does — as I would daresay do many of our readers, on both sides of the political aisle.
Let us hope we are not alone. For those who stage such stunts do more to compromise the ever-improving image of gay people in American society. And they should apologize not just to the individuals they malign, but also to their fellow gay men and lesbians as they draw public attention away from our real concerns and toward their own insecurities.
GUEST POST from GP Commenter V the K:
I’ll begin by stipulating that the Westboro Baptists are despicable people. I will also stipulate that their stated beliefs are obnoxious and appalling.* But as horrible as the Westboro’s are to all decent people, I grant them one thing: They have never threatened anyone with bodily harm nor wished death on anyone’s children. (If you take them at their word, ‘Turn or Burn’ is merely a warning of the consequences of what they see as sinful behavior.)
Contrast the relative non-violence of the WBC with our friends on the progressive left:
- Gay activist/Democrat Party official Allen Brauer wishes death on the children of a Ted Cruz staffer.
- Gun-hating liberal professor David Guth wishes death on the chidren of NRA members.
- Liberal university administrator wishes death to “nonbelievers” of ObamaCare.
- Gay activist (and complete d-bag) Dan Savage calls for the death of all Republicans.
- Obama mentor Bill “Kill your parents” Ayers called for the death of 25 million people in order to install socialism in America.
There you have it. Progressive Left – Advocates murdering opponents and their children. WBC – has never advocated murder or violence toward anyone. Moral Advantage – WBC.
(Sidebar: For the record, I don’t believe the WBC is sincere, I think they’re trolling on a massively successful scale, but that’s a topic for another time.)
Update BTW, if this tweet is genuine, the Westboro Baptists hate the Tea Party as much as the Progressive Left does. How does it feel to be on the same side?
We should commend gay activists for drawing our attention to the horrible state of affairs for our fellows in Russia.
As Scott Shackford reports, not only has Vladimir Putin’s government criminalized “anything remotely gay“, our fellows “are being publicly physically attacked with no consequence; indeed, the police and government seem to be cheering it on.”
But, just because they criticizing the Russian state’s thuggish tactics against gay people does not give them license to smear a good company that happens to have a Russian background. As you may know, some gay activists are calling for a boycott of just such a product, Stolichnaya Vodka. Problem is, as Shackford reminds us is that
The Stoli we drink here in the states is not made in Russia. It’s actually made in Latvia. It is actually a different vodka from what is sold within Russia. Russia seized the internal brands and renationalized them back in 2001. There is a big, nasty battle between Russia and the private Stolichnaya company and its owner, Yuri Scheffler.
And Scheffler’s company “is one of the gay-friendliest global companies in the world“. The man himself is no ally of Putin, indeed, he now “lives in exile” due to “disagreements with” that Russian leader.
As Oscar Raymundo writes in the San Francisco Examiner, “not only [is] this boycott is misinformed, but . . it’s [also] hurting a brand that has not once wavered in its public support for the LGBT community — not just our rights, but our local businesses and events.”
Stoli has donated to a number of gay and lesbian organizations, including some like GLAAD and HRC, on the left of the political spectrum.
Let us stand up to those who would bully a corporation merely because of the Russian origin of its product. On my way home from the Meatless Mondays Steak Dinner last night, I stopped by my local Trader Joe’s and bought a bottle of Stoli. Join me in supporting a gay-friendly company wrongly targeted by gay activists on the far, far left.
Since the left has made this case their cause célèbre, is it any wonder that “35 LGBT rights organizations” have signed an “open letter asking for justice for Trayvon Martin”? Like the national media, these groups have turned a local issue into a national one, showing once again that these outfits seem ever eager to join with the “social justice” movements of the left.
(I wonder how many of these groups praised then-Vice President Cheney when he distinguished himself from then-President Bush and opposed an amendment to the constitution defining marriage.)
The groups signing the letter include GLAAD, HRC, the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and PFLAG National.
This is not a national issue nor is it one that should be of concern to gay organizations. There is no evidence that George Zimmerman profiled Martin because of the youth’s sexual orientation or his race. Nor is there any evidence that Zimmerman harbored any bigotry against gay people or African-Americans. Indeed, he “has dated black women, tutored black children, once stood up for a black homeless man against the police . . . , has black relatives, and voted for the first black president.”
Do wonder if these groups are aware that when Zimmerman’s brother Robert came out to him, the man recently acquitted of murder and manslaughter was most supportive. As Robert told Joseph Cotto of the Washington Times: (more…)
Conservatives take a stand against actor who slurred a gay man
(GLAAD gives the guy a pass: HRC silent)
It is indeed a topsy-turvy universe:
(H/t HotAir headlines). And as conservatives call on the credit card company to fire the actor, the gay outfit which styles itself as “holding the media accountable for the words and images they present” has given Baldwin a pass.
Mean while, HRC is silent on the matter:
(Screen Capture at 4:01 PM PST 07/05/13) That’s right; a search of HRC’s website for Alec Baldwin yielded no results, meaning HRC had nothing to say about the actor who slurred a gay reporter as ”toxic little queen.”
My new post at Ricochet has been up for a couple of hours and it is causing an interesting reaction for me on Twitter.
Let’s be honest: Collins is an uber-wealthy and talented super athlete in our celebrity-obsessed society. I doubt he has much to worry about outside of his bubble. So I’m sorry if I can’t get worked up about this.
Today, most young people think Lady Gaga is an important gay icon and political influencer, yet hardly any have ever heard of Mark Bingham.
I don’t begrudge Jason Collins; I loathe our news media for making the important irrelevant and the ridiculous praiseworthy.
Please read it. If you don’t read the whole column, I will delete your comments. Because I now have ESP powers. HA!
UPDATE: Let me add a thought I had after I wrote it: Barack Obama can call Jason Collins and Sandra Fluke, but not the family of Brian Terry or those he left to die in Benghazi. That says all I need to know about Obama.
To follow up on my post of a couple weeks ago on gay athletes in the 21st century, these news items may be of interest.
First, NBA center Jason Collins comes out. Interestingly, he has a twin who is straight. (Studies show that identical twins are somewhat likely, but far from guaranteed, to have the same orientation.) His article has a few odd political shots in it; I wonder if they come from his co-writer?
Next, kicker Alan Gendreau didn’t get drafted. But not many kickers are drafted, so that may be small news. Gendreau was the first openly-gay player to enter the NFL draft. The Newsbusters article (hat tip Peter H) mentions ABC News’ role in having publicized Gendreau for reasons of political advocacy.
UPDATE: Caught a few minutes of Rush, who predicts that the NFL will soon come out with at least two gay players… because they have to trump the NBA.
I hope he’s right. I mean, can we please get the coming-out-in-sports process over with? Like I said in my earlier post, in 1993 or 2003 I cared about celebrities’ “brave personal journeys” in coming out, but it’s 2013 now. The sooner done and forgotten, the better.
I’m late in getting to this, but last week on NBC’s Today, Matt Lauer said:
It’s interesting that in 2013, with attitudes towards homosexuality changing so dramatically in this country, there isn’t a single major athlete in a major professional sport playing right now who has come out and said, ‘I’m gay.’ Why is that?…
I have a possible answer, and a new question.
My answer is: For much the same reason that straight athletes don’t come out and say “I’m straight.” It’s irrelevant. Not every activity or field is one where the customers (spectators) need any information about the producers’ (athletes’) personal lives.
Part of what we love about athletes is their focus on something wonderfully beyond themselves: which is the sport, the game, the discipline it takes to be a winning athlete. Call me crazy, but I find it distasteful when any athlete, gay or straight, insists on my knowing whom they ‘like’ or are dating. I only care about their dedication to (and success with) their sport.
Which brings me to my question: why, in 2013, would Lauer think this is important? This isn’t the 1980s, wherein gays had to battle sodomy laws, or the total absence of gay-straight alliances at schools, or certain professional bans. Today we even have States scrambling to support gay marriage. Lauer’s question itself assumes there are lots of gay pro athletes – so, no real job discrimination.
I must admit that I thought like Lauer did in, say, 1993. Some years later, I came into the 21st century. Join me, Matt!
(Hat tip: reader Peter H.)
V brought this to our attention in another thread, and I thought it worth a quick post of its own: Brown University’s workshop on gay sex will segregate participants by race.
Students at Brown University will host a workshop called “Protect me from what I desire,” which purports to help gay minority students resist their same-sex attractions to white people…
Students will be segregated by race for a portion of the event. White students will be in one group, and persons of color in another. Organizers described this session as “intentional, anti-racist, and feminist.”
Get it? Racial segregation isn’t racist, in the Brave New World, if it’s intentional.
But wait. Segregation that’s intentional – in other words, racial division that you meant to create; racial division that is actually the point of your gay workshop – is almost the definition of racist. Simply asserting that it’s “anti-racist” when you do it, is a (racist) child’s way of denying reality.
Seriously: Lefties, LOOK AT YOURSELVES.