Skip to comments.Has Homosexuality Become the New Normal?
Posted on 07/03/2012 8:48:49 AM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
One neednt have had gaydar to know that Anderson Cooper was homosexual. Thats why the significance of the CNN anchors declaration yesterday Im gay always have been, always will be is not that he made it, but that he felt so empowered to do so.
In an email to Andrew Sullivan, a fellow homosexual who authors a blog for the Daily Beast, Cooper explained that he was reminded recently that while as a society we are moving toward greater inclusion and equality for all people, the tide of history only advances when people make themselves fully visible.
Thats the gay strategy to make themselves fully visible. As Sullivan wrote on his blog, The visibility of gay people is one of the core means for our equality.
Thats why gay rights activists so often state that every one of us knows someone or another who is gay.
The implication is that homosexuals constitute a sizable minority; that they deserve to be full integrated into every area of society, from the military to the Boy Scouts; that they deserve to be accorded the very same rights as heterosexuals, from marriage to adoption of children.
But homosexuals are not nearly as sizable a minority as the unsuspecting American public has been misled to believe.
Sure, most of us know someone or another who is gay. But most of us also know someone or another who is Asian.
Asians constitute a mere 5 percent of the U.S. population, which most of us would not consider sizeable. And the homosexual population is not even half that of the Asian population.
Thats not the disinformation of one of the pastors calling for the death of gay people, as Sullivan decried, but the fact-based conclusion of Garance Franke-Ruta, a senior editor at The Atlantic magazine.
In an article published this past spring, Franke-Ruta, who is no conservative, no evangelical Christian, pointed to an April 2011 study by the Williams Institute, a gay and lesbian think tank at UCLA, which calculated that only 1.7 percent of Americans between 18 and 44 are homosexual.
Given that data, wrote Franke-Ruta, the size of the gay population has been massively overestimated by members of the American public. She points to a Gallup poll last year in which those surveyed figured that gays and lesbians made up more than 25 percent of theU.S.population.
That so many Americans mistakenly believe that the homosexual population is 15 times larger than it actually is shows how successful gay rights activists have been in portraying their constituency as a sizable minority.
And they have managed to do so because of their prominence in such highly visible professions as media, entertainment and politics.
Indeed, Coopers acknowledgement yesterday that he is gay and proud was preceded several months ago by a similar announcement by fellow CNN anchor Don Lemon. And it will surprise hardly anyone when and if a former CNN anchor, currently working for a rival network, follows the lead of Lemon and Cooper.
Meanwhile, a recent issue of Entertainment Weekly featured a cover story on The New Art of Coming Out. It celebrates the new casual methods celebrities are using to reveal their sexuality publicly for the first time.
That includes such Hollywood gays as Jim Parsons, a cast member on CBS The Big Bang Theory, Zachary Quinto, who appeared on NBCs Heroes, before moving on to such movies as Star Trek, Matt Bomer, star of USA Networks White Collar, Jesse Tyler, of ABCs Modern Family and Jane Lynch, of FOXs Glee.
Then theres the political world, where homosexuality is no longer the liability with voters it once was. Indeed, the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, which makes campaign contributions to homosexual candidates throughout the country, says there are more than 1,000 open gay elected officials serving at some level or another in government.
And the gay community has a very special relationship with the Obama administration, which, according to the Victory Fund, has appointed more than 250 gays, lesbians, bi-sexuals, and transgenders to full-time and advisor positions with the executive branch, more than all know LGBT appointments of other presidential administrations combined.
The success of homosexuals in infiltrating the media, Hollywood and politics explains why so many Americans have been duped into believing that every fourth person is gay or lesbian or (other).
It also explains how the tiny minority has managed to advance its ungodly agenda, over the objection of the majority of Americans who continue to believe that homosexuality is a sin.
No matter what sex acts the deviates are "into", it doesn't make it moral, natural, or productive in any way, and degrades Society by being FORCED to accept it by the Gubmint.
This "announcement" had nothing to do with his failing ratings. Honest. He is a "Gay American".
Sh!t on the sheets isn’t normal and never will be.
Maybe he just has a bad case of butt-hurt.
Comment: They have formed a coalition with other groups that do not belong to Western Society. That coalition is busily overthrowing the West. The coalition is succeeding due to the fact that the European has become sick; i.e. unable to exclude those who do not belong. To put it another way Europe and America is unable to excrete its waste!
Okay, Obama. Anderson Cooper came out, now it's your turn.
Batter up. Stop choking the bat and swing for the bleachers!
There were over 9 million property crimes last year. Isn't that enough to make committing property crimes acceptable in society? Obviously, they were just being "true to themselves", or at least true to their desires.
There were almost 15,000 murders in the U.S. last year. Obviously, these people were just doing what came naturally to them too.
And there's no such thing as homophobia.
I’ve been watching House Hunters on HGTV lately and it seems that every “couple” is gay or lesbian. I don’t know if this is the new normal or not, but HGTV sure seems to think so.
What’s going to happen to all these Queers when the pendulum swings back?
There is nothing normal about a small group of deviates having a near monopoly over an industry which has little normal about it, but maintains that it should somehow tell the rest of us how to live, either by words or wretched example.
Normal people would not model their lives after a relatively small group of deviates, no matter how much they portray themselves as being trendy.
We need to keep reminding people of that so they stop being TV zombies and wake up.
“Look at me,
I’m more important than you.
I’m a better person than you.
I’m entitled to more deference in my political opinions.
I’m entitled to greater protection in law than you.
I’m entitled to special treatment from the government.
I’m immune from criticism.
I’m going to force you to be tolerant of my deviance.
I’m going to force society to be “proud” of my deviance.
I’m going to force religions to change.”
We’ve permitted the leftist cabal (politicians, media, entertainment industry, academics, activists) to carve out an elite niche in our society which demand more attention and deference than any other group. It’s not sustainable. American society will either reform itself or implode in decadence. America has to decide if it will follow Babylon, Greece and Rome as failed empires, or if it will return to its roots.
Of course it hasn’t.
Maybe the "HG" in HGTV stands for something other than what you think it stands for.
The push to normalize homosexuality is not new.
Ian McKellen tried to have a homosexual sex scene involving his and Patrick Stewart’s characters included in one of the X-Men movies.
Wiser folk in charge knew it would be the kiss of death for the series.
Good point.. This isn’t first time in human history tht sodomy was accepted in soceity.. History tells us they don’t last as reality and natures sets in and destroys these cultures. Common sense tells us that these acts are not healthy and disease will destroy them.
In a nation where less than the best behavior is rewarded or sanctioned for sure homosexuality would be sadly be the new normal.
Oh well, once again, I’m out of fashion, not kewl and out of the in crowd. Thanks, but no thanks. I’ll follow what the Bible says and the laws of nature prove.
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