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“I’ve not had diversity training”: Excuse from Tory MP who claimed parents don’t want gay children
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 06:11 EST, 22 December 2012 | Mario Ledwith

Posted on 12/23/2012 3:16:24 PM PST by Olog-hai

Tory MP David Davies recently caused outrage when he suggested that parents wanted their children to be heterosexual and that plans to legalize gay marriage were “barking mad”.

Now the politician has attempted to defend his comments by saying that he has not “done years of diversity training”. Mr. Davies’ continued opposition to gay marriage and outspoken comments have angered equal rights campaigners and the MP admitted that he has been “tactless”. …

In an interview with the Guardian, the 48-year-old said: “I haven’t done years of diversity training, so sometimes I say things which are probably tactless, and I don’t mean to, to be honest, I don’t mean to do that. But these feelings are hard to articulate, and the trouble is that if you try to, and get it wrong, which I probably, frankly, am doing now, you’re going to get no end of abuse for it, and upset a whole load of people, some of whom I actually quite like.” …

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Miscellaneous; Society
KEYWORDS: formerlygreatbritain; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia
Daily Mail long title:
“I’ve not had diversity training, so I can be a bit tactless”: Extraordinary excuse from the Tory MP who claimed parents don’t want gay children
The only mistake here is not sticking to one’s guns. (And doing interviews with the Manchester Guardian.)
1 posted on 12/23/2012 3:16:28 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The only people who want gay children are adult homosexuals.


2 posted on 12/23/2012 3:27:00 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Olog-hai

DARWIN ALERT!!

I hope science can make it easy for that particular liberal culture...An injection that will make your kid queer before “it” is born.....

Within 2 generations we’ll be well on our way to cleansing the gene pool....


3 posted on 12/23/2012 3:30:00 PM PST by M-cubed
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To: donna

And not even all of that group does. I heard on the Savage nation an adult homosexual male call in and he himself told Michael Savage if he ever had a child he would never want him to be homosexual since it’s such a dangerous lifestyle.


4 posted on 12/23/2012 3:30:54 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe it’s me, but I yet to meet anyone who wished their kids were gay. At best they just tolerated it.


5 posted on 12/23/2012 3:32:55 PM PST by BobL (Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21... (whatever the hell that is))
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To: Olog-hai

Probably because most parents want to be grandparents and even great-grandparents someday(and not via a turkey baster). Where did this “radical” idea come from? Only from all of human history prior to the 21st century.


6 posted on 12/23/2012 3:34:49 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Olog-hai

Rational,decent,moral parents don’t want a homosexual child any more than they want a schizophrenic one or one born without limbs.


7 posted on 12/23/2012 3:38:30 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (When Robbing Peter To Pay Paul,One Can Always Count On Paul's Cooperation)
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To: Olog-hai

I’ll take the truth over tact.


8 posted on 12/23/2012 3:41:33 PM PST by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: Persevero

Which probably means you’re a conservative and not a liberal.


9 posted on 12/23/2012 3:42:51 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Olog-hai

This is an argument I have made to some of my “progressive” friends; if there is nothing wrong with homosexuality, then why aren’t you encouraging your children to be gay?


10 posted on 12/23/2012 3:44:34 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism. The goal of socialism is communism." --Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Or a blind one or a deaf one either. Imagine if someone said “I want my child to be schizophrenic, born without limbs, blind and/or deaf.” What a cruel parent that would be.


11 posted on 12/23/2012 3:45:15 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Olog-hai

Reality is not PC.


12 posted on 12/23/2012 3:45:28 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Olog-hai

Dennis Prager put it best when he tells Jews to (he’s Jewish) “Preach what you practice”. Brilliant advice for people that live as conservative as any evangelist, but support the most whacked out left wing causes imaginable.


13 posted on 12/23/2012 3:53:01 PM PST by BobL (Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21... (whatever the hell that is))
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To: Olog-hai

I could put up with gay, but if my progeny showed liberal tendencies.....


14 posted on 12/23/2012 3:56:55 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: donna

From what I’ve read years ago when all of the gay PC started, not even gay parents wanted their kids to be gay. They would prefer their kids not to feel the isolation and weirdness they felt growing up.


15 posted on 12/23/2012 4:21:44 PM PST by Clock King
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To: donna

The day will eventually come when they’ll be able to tell whether a child is going to be a homosexual or a heterosexual. Then we’ll see how tolerant all the lib parents who aren’t homosexuals are. I’ll bet if abortion is still legal, they’ll kill their homosexual kid before it’s born. They might approve of homosexual marriage and adoption, but they sure don’t want their children to be homosexuals. They won’t tell that to their homosexual friends though.


16 posted on 12/23/2012 4:50:22 PM PST by driftless2
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To: Olog-hai

In reading the article excerpt it was hard for me to discern if the MP actually backtracked, or was just expressing regret that he didn’t express his opinions (which he hasn’t changed ... yet) in a ‘friendlier’ or more tactful manner. I.e, rather than calling someone who supported sodomite marriages as being ‘barking mad’, perhaps he should have just said that they ‘were in error’ .... either that, or just a bunch of wankers...


17 posted on 12/23/2012 4:55:20 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Olog-hai

“sometimes I say things which are probably tactless”

Yes, what he said was “tactless”, but not fact-less. It was basically a true statement that everyone knows to be true, but we don’t want to say it for fear of offending people. Still, when those facts are challenged by the homosexuals, it is them who force us to discard tact, so they have no right to be offended.


18 posted on 12/23/2012 5:11:20 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Olog-hai
I have a metro nephew. He's married and straight but 'sensitive' to his gay friends (most of whom he met through his wife. We had this discussion a while ago in a local bar/restaurant and he swore that he 100% accepts the notion that there is absolutely nothing different or wrong about gays.

A guy I coach football with came in with his wife and stopped to say hi. I introduced my nephew as being gay. He didn't like it. I won the point.

19 posted on 12/23/2012 5:19:41 PM PST by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: driftless2

Homosexuality is a sin, like infidelity, it’s not physical.


20 posted on 12/23/2012 5:22:02 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Olog-hai
To be honest, he didn't mean to be honest.

One reason why if they ever discover a "gay gene" and prove once and for all that homosexuality is genetic, it will never be revealed to the public.

Oh, sure, you would think that they would trumpet such a finding for feed at the liberal trough. But, no . . .

If there's a "gay gene", then there's a genetic test that could be done. And then we'll see which libs like gay babies and which ones just like the idea of gay babies.

21 posted on 12/23/2012 5:35:42 PM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: wtc911

Funny story. I’m glad I’m not part of the generation that have been brainwashed with all this ludicrous PC nonsense. No one would ever want their child to have homosexual leanings or be seen as “gay” by others.


22 posted on 12/23/2012 5:46:12 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: driftless2
The day will eventually come when they’ll be able to tell whether a child is going to be a homosexual or a heterosexual.

The gay lobby will make the test itself a hate crime. Any researcher who develops the test will become a pariah, and any lab which processes the test will be firebombed.

23 posted on 12/23/2012 5:50:14 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Olog-hai
In an interview with the Guardian, the 48-year-old said: “I haven’t done years of diversity training,"
See. That's an explanation, not an excuse. Shoulda stopped there.
24 posted on 12/23/2012 5:50:32 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (By doubting we come to inquiry, and through inquiry we perceive truth. -; Peter Abelard)
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To: Olog-hai

Doesn’t really make any difference because he is guilty of thought crimes and can be prosecuted in Britain.


25 posted on 12/23/2012 6:08:52 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Save the nation, have your family's progressives spayed or neutered.)
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To: donna

I strongly disagree. Homosexuality is either genetic or hormonal, most likely the latter. No normal person is going to believe sex with a person of the same gender is appealing. At least as a heterosexual, male I’ve never seen another male I’ve thought of as sexually appealing. The thought is revolting.


26 posted on 12/23/2012 8:30:10 PM PST by driftless2
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To: Olog-hai

Find one expectant couple (man and woman) who wants their kid to grow up to be queer.


27 posted on 12/23/2012 9:17:38 PM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: driftless2

Judaism’s Sexual Revolution: Why Judaism Rejected Homosexuality
Dennis Prager

“Societies that did not place boundaries around sexuality were stymied in their development. The subsequent dominance of the Western world can largely be attributed to the sexual revolution initiated by Judaism and later carried forward by Christianity.” snip
http://catholiceducation.org/articles/sexuality/ho0003.html

The Sexual Rage Behind Islamic Terror
http://archive.frontpagemag.com/Printable.aspx?ArtId=25196


28 posted on 12/23/2012 9:25:53 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: donna

Both good articles. I’ve read Prager’s before. That Islamic article was enlightening. Sounds similar to the culture of Hitler’s Brown Shirts.


29 posted on 12/23/2012 9:50:33 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

I think so, too.


30 posted on 12/23/2012 10:20:30 PM PST by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Olog-hai
Off to the Camp for you Mr. M.P.


31 posted on 12/23/2012 11:09:07 PM PST by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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