By Michael L. Brown
Forty years in the past, so much americans stated they did not recognize an individual who used to be gay and claimed to understand little or not anything approximately homosexuality. this present day, there is rarely a sitcom and not using a favorite homosexual personality, videos like Milk and Brokeback Mountain have received Oscars, or even People journal celebrated the wedding of Ellen Degeneres and Portia DeRossi. A Queer factor occurred to America chronicles the superb transformation of the United States during the last 40 years, and addresses the query head-on: Is there relatively a homosexual time table, or is it a fiction of the spiritual correct? Written in a full of life and compelling kind, yet sponsored with big learn and huge interplay with the GLBT group, this forthright and but compassionate booklet appears to be like on the striking influence homosexual activism has had on American society. this may simply be the main arguable e-book of the last decade. learn it and discover why the publishing global used to be afraid to the touch it.
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A S T E A L T H A G EN D A You can be assured that there has been no widespread gay outcry over these court rulings, arrests, fines, firings, and reprimands, most of which were instigated by offended members of the GLBT community, since full recognition of “gay rights” means limited recognition of the rights of others. That’s why these rulings are celebrated as victories among gay activists, since this is all a necessary part of the agenda. The rule of thumb for gay rights can therefore be stated as follows: “We have the right to be ourselves, even it offends you, but you do not have the right to be yourselves or to be offended.
And should that opponent happen to be a person with strong religious convictions, then pushing the hate button becomes all the more useful. 4 To be sure, many homosexual men and women have been subjected to all kinds of abuse and, sadly, they often continue to be the objects of vicious and even violent hatred. 5 But let’s be candid here. Things have shifted so dramatically – they have literally been turned upside down – that it now appears that no matter what you say and no matter how carefully and graciously you say it, if you dare to differ with the GLBT agenda, if you believe that it is immoral for a man to have sex with another man, if you do not support same-sex marriage, then you are an extremist, a bigot, a Nazi, and a jihadist.
3. 4. 5. 6. Talk about gays and gayness as loudly and often as possible. Portray gays as victims, not aggressive challengers. Give homosexual protectors a “just” cause. Make gays look good. Make the victimizers look bad. 24 Kirk and Madsen’s strategies have been implemented with tremendous success, resulting in a major shift in the nation’s perception of homosexuals and an equally major shift in the perception of those who oppose homosexuality – indeed, these once-radical proposals seem utterly benign today – but there is no gay agenda!