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‘In-your-face sexuality is the point of the damn thing’: Toronto columnist on nudity at Pride
life site news ^ | Thaddeus Baklinski

Posted on 03/11/2014 11:08:08 PM PDT by Morgana

TORONTO, March 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The thin veneer of Toronto’s annual homosexual parade, ostensibly promoted as "family friendly," has been further chipped away by a mainstream media columnist who insists that “in-your-face sexuality is the point of the damn thing."

"Ultimately, there are worse things than seeing a penis flopping down Yonge Street," Canada.com News Editor Lauren Strapagiel wrote in an article attacking the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) trustees who raised questions about the legality of public nudity at the pride parade. The Toronto District School Board's float at the annual Pride parade.

Strapagiel called the trustees' concern "a fuss over what is essentially a red herring" and a "profound display of ignorance." The homosexual festival "as a whole does not make 'family friendly' claims," she argued, and so "the fuss about nudity is a manufactured controversy."

She quotes Toronto Pride co-chair Sean Hillier justifying public nudity as a celebration of "sexual diversity and sexual expression and that doesn’t just apply to the LGBT community." Parading naked in public, Hillier says, is done by "a very small [group] and it tends to be an isolated instance throughout the festival itself.”

The trustees targeted by Strapagiel put forward a motion, to be debated at last week's board meeting, requesting that the TDSB agree to ask Mayor Rob Ford and city councillors to clarify the city’s position on upholding the law.

Trustees Sam Sotiropoulos, Irene Atkinson and John Hastings wanted assurance from the city that police will enforce laws against public nudity at this year’s gay pride parade.

Sotiropoulos told the Toronto Star that the board supports the event because it is touted as being "family friendly," but he objects to the lack of police enforcement of a law that is in place to protect the public, and especially children, from lewd behavior.

“I have no problem participating with Pride — it’s such a wonderful event that’s also part of our board’s social justice piece — but I cannot sign off to participating and promoting an event where the laws against public nudity are being flouted," said Sotiropoulos.

A report from Newstalk 1010 following last Wednesday’s board meeting said the meeting ended before trustees could debate the motion addressing nudity at the pride parade.

Before the meeting Sotiropoulos told reporters the issue is important because the board has a float in the parade and promotes it to its students.

The motion the trustees brought to the board states that nudity at the event "raises legal concerns and implications" for "TDSB students and their families.”

Sotiropoulos said he is also concerned that students at the parade are seeing Canadian law openly “flouted.”

Students, he said on the Tarek Fatah radio show, are “seeing the breaking of the laws of Canada,” adding that he does not understand “how being naked [in public] is part of being gay. I get stuck on that question. Why is that a necessary element to parade naked in the streets of Toronto to express what? I’m not sure, except for the flouting of the laws of this country.”

Homosexual activists defending nudity at pride parades say the purpose of the event is to express their "wanton sexuality and hedonism.”

Last month, Danny Glenwright, the managing editor at the homosexual news agency DailyXtra wrote a column responding to the controversy by encouraging parade participants to shed their clothing.

In a piece titled “Let’s get naked this Pride,” Glenwright mockingly suggested that those who have a problem with nakedness at the parade can “stay home” with their children and watch on TV “more palatable aspects of our world” such as “priests raping children.”

“It’s what we do with our naked bodies that kept us gays down for so long,” he wrote.

“I prefer to leave that all behind for a few hours on Pride and head downtown to celebrate gay rights and gay sex — and to protest those who hate us gays and the ways we seek pleasure.”

Campaign Life Coalition (CLC), the political arm of the pro-life movement in Canada, has documented photos from previous pride parades that show naked men, in full frontal nudity, along with displays of mock sex acts, sexual bondage and sadomasochism. (Warning: Links lead to explicit images.)

CLC encourages Toronto District School Board ratepayers and parents to make the motion put forward by the three trustees a municipal election issue in the October 27, 2014 Ontario elections, by voting out any trustees who vote against the motion.

CLC also urges parents to apply as delegates to the next TDSB meeting, to speak in favor of the important child-protection motion put forward by trustees Sam Sotiropoulos, Irene Atkinson and John Hastings.

Contact the Toronto District School Board trustees here.

Contact:

Lauren Strapagiel, News Editor at Canada.com lstrapagiel@postmedia.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurenstrapa


TOPICS: Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: bondage; canada; canaduh; downyourthroat; exhibitionism; gaystapo; gaystapotactics; homosexualagenda; inyourface; itsjustsex; lavendermafia; parade; pubicnudity; publicindecency; publicnudity; sadomasochism; sexpositiveagenda; sodomandgomorrah

1 posted on 03/11/2014 11:08:08 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Freaks corrupting children. What else is new?


2 posted on 03/11/2014 11:10:24 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

They are strait forward and honest about it. The whole point of the parade is to be nasty and shove it in or face.


3 posted on 03/11/2014 11:14:08 PM PDT by Morgana (Wagglebee please come home we miss you!)
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To: GeronL

““It’s what we do with our naked bodies that kept us gays down for so long,” he wrote. “

Kept them down? As in down in the grave with AIDS? Maybe they should consider keeping their clothing on that plan does not seem to be working out so well.


4 posted on 03/11/2014 11:16:44 PM PDT by Morgana (Wagglebee please come home we miss you!)
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To: Morgana

alinskying people who don’t “get” the intellectual and moral superiority of nude perverts walking down the street.

that’s where a few streetsweepers would do some real effective work.


5 posted on 03/11/2014 11:19:49 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
"that’s where a few streetsweepers would do some real effective work." bulldozer photo: bulldozer bulldozer.jpg
6 posted on 03/11/2014 11:25:47 PM PDT by Morgana (Wagglebee please come home we miss you!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

slightly off topic but interesting...

http://beforeitsnews.com/obama/2014/03/irrefutable-proof-that-michelle-obama-is-a-man-247-2461574.html


7 posted on 03/11/2014 11:26:12 PM PDT by Therapsid
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To: Morgana

Most of civilization doesn’t want to see or even think about ugly/gay junk.

Just today I was at my gym in the Jacuzzi in the women’s only area (wearing my swimsuit designed for swimming laps and not revealing at all) and a naked had-to-be-a lesbian got in and seemed like she was getting ready to cuddle up to me.

I got out.

Then, as I left the gym after showering and again fully-clothed and dressed wearing my jeans and cowboy boots she said, “When I saw you in the hot tub, I just knew you wore cowboy boots.”

Disgusting.


8 posted on 03/11/2014 11:34:02 PM PDT by KJC1
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To: KJC1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digit_ratio


9 posted on 03/11/2014 11:34:29 PM PDT by Therapsid
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To: Therapsid

“Homosexual activists defending nudity at pride parades say the purpose of the event is to express their “wanton sexuality and hedonism.”

AIDS. Then I’m also free to express my utmost disgust for these pukes.


10 posted on 03/11/2014 11:36:31 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Therapsid

http://fingerlengthdigitratio.wordpress.com/2008/10/19/your-finger-length-and-your-sexual-preference/


11 posted on 03/11/2014 11:36:37 PM PDT by Therapsid
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To: Morgana

Don't It Make You Want to Go Home - Joe South - 1969

12 posted on 03/11/2014 11:37:39 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: KJC1

EEUUUU

You can’t even go to the gym now without getting confronted by a horny lesbian...just makes my skin crawl.


13 posted on 03/11/2014 11:43:45 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Morgana

There are plenty of laws on the books regarding exposure of sexual organs in public. Being, or pretending to be gay, should not make one exempt to such laws.


15 posted on 03/11/2014 11:45:53 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: max americana

Someone here recently described a scene from The Band Played On...a scene involving a can of crisco and a bunch of guys in a “bath house”.

Very difficult to understand anyone doing this.


16 posted on 03/11/2014 11:47:22 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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>> Homosexual activists defending nudity at pride parades say the purpose of the event is to express their “wanton sexuality and hedonism.”

And the states are demanding the citizens service and support these lovely individuals.


17 posted on 03/11/2014 11:51:04 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Aria
EEUUUU

Yeah, it was really gross. I felt like I had to take another shower. It seems to be happening more and more, against what used to be societal prohibitions otherwise known as common courtesy and keep your "things" private.

18 posted on 03/11/2014 11:55:08 PM PDT by KJC1
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To: Morgana

Bump


19 posted on 03/12/2014 12:01:43 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Morgana

20 posted on 03/12/2014 12:12:39 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Morgana
Quite so. Its very honest. Gay parades are literally about in your face sexuality. The real red herring is this claim about "family friendly". That's just a ruse to let them happen.

The author is also right when she says "Ultimately, there are worse things than seeing a penis flopping down Yonge Street," However, that doesn't make it a good thing.

21 posted on 03/12/2014 12:41:34 AM PDT by Vanders9
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To: Morgana

What gets me is that officials and politicians support and participate in these acts of public indecency, and the idiot voters keep voting them in.


22 posted on 03/12/2014 12:43:40 AM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: Morgana

Darn it..I thought the parade was now...it’s in June...I couldn’t imagine ( or rather, I wanted to do so) all those naked bodies in the freezing temps..


23 posted on 03/12/2014 12:46:06 AM PDT by ken5050 (I fear a world run by adults who were never spanked as kids and got trophies just for participating)
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To: Vanders9

Re “Ultimately there are worse things than seeing a penis flopping down Yonge Street”.

Should be rewritten:

“Ultimately there are worse things than seeing a penis on a woman flopping down Slong Street”.

There, fixed it.


24 posted on 03/12/2014 2:00:49 AM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Morgana

That is an amazingly beautiful picture. Until now, I had never imagined a bulldozer as being an object of beauty!


25 posted on 03/12/2014 3:02:22 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: Morgana

“I prefer to leave that all behind for a few hours on Pride and head downtown to celebrate gay rights and gay sex — and to protest those who hate us gays and the ways we seek pleasure.”

Now wait a second, I thought this was a nature thing not a pleasure seeking thing.


26 posted on 03/12/2014 3:59:01 AM PDT by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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To: Morgana

Zombie has documented this behavior at San Francisco homosexual parades. Frightening.

On the one hand they demand to be treated as normal, then you routinely have this sort of behavior from a significant subset of the homosexuals. No sale.


27 posted on 03/12/2014 4:09:30 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: ken5050

Shrinkage on parade.


28 posted on 03/12/2014 4:35:42 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

The author never states what worse things there could be, I take it.

That’s what I love about liberal canards.

“Ultimately, there are worse things than contracting a super-virulent, airborne version of the Ebola virus.”


29 posted on 03/12/2014 4:42:22 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: Morgana
“I prefer to leave that all behind for a few hours on Pride and head downtown to celebrate gay rights and gay sex — and to protest those who hate us gays and the ways we seek pleasure.”

As names go, "Pride" is an oddly appropriate choice, given the consequences.

Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Proverbs 16:18

When pride comes, then comes shame: but with the lowly is wisdom.
Proverbs 11:2

30 posted on 03/12/2014 4:58:03 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: Morgana

“There are worse things” than a penis flopping around in public? Really? Man, our standards have lowered sooooo much.


31 posted on 03/12/2014 5:54:39 AM PDT by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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To: Morgana; Clive; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; ...
To all- please ping me to Canadian topics.

Canada Ping!

32 posted on 03/12/2014 6:00:18 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (I'd give up chocolate but I'm no quitter)
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To: Squawk 8888

Thanks for the ping.


33 posted on 03/12/2014 6:04:28 AM PDT by GOPJ (From a bellwether to an "oh-whateverrrr" in less than a single news cycle. -freeper Fightin Whitey)
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To: Morgana

“There are worse things than seeing a penis flopping down [the street].”

Really? What would those be? Helen Thomas’ boobs flopping down the street? Hillary Clinton’s thighs jiggling down the street? Maybe. But is the public street a proper forum to discover how degenerate we can be before we make people vomit?


34 posted on 03/12/2014 6:17:20 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: Morgana

By the way, I wonder how the freak crowd would react if their “in-your-face sexuality” was met with some “in-your-face” revulsion, in the form of a few bags of liquefied dog squat thrown their way.


35 posted on 03/12/2014 6:20:00 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: Morgana

36 posted on 03/12/2014 6:41:36 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Morgana
"Students, he said on the Tarek Fatah radio show, are “seeing the breaking of the laws of Canada,” adding that he does not understand “how being naked [in public] is part of being gay. I get stuck on that question. Why is that a necessary element to parade naked in the streets of Toronto to express what?"

This idiot is just one among millions of brainwashed people who have no clue about the true nature of homosexuality.

37 posted on 03/12/2014 7:43:02 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: KJC1
"Then, as I left the gym after showering and again fully-clothed and dressed wearing my jeans and cowboy boots she said, “When I saw you in the hot tub, I just knew you wore cowboy boots.”"

That filthy deviant was clearly enjoying messing with you. I hope you gave her/it a piece of your mind.

38 posted on 03/12/2014 7:44:11 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: Morgana

Homosexual parade = Maggot March


39 posted on 03/12/2014 9:26:57 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Octar

Look at the crime numbers... Democrats are the violent ones. NOT us.


40 posted on 03/12/2014 9:58:20 AM PDT by GOPJ (From a bellwether to an "oh-whateverrrr" in less than a single news cycle. -freeper Fightin Whitey)
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To: Morgana

Woe to them if they try that in our community.


41 posted on 03/13/2014 11:17:05 AM PDT by ourworldawry
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To: Morgana

““It’s what we do with our naked bodies that kept us gays down for so long,” he wrote.”


And that will continue that way as long as you are a homosexual.


42 posted on 03/13/2014 11:19:30 AM PDT by ourworldawry
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Wouldn’t it be uncomfortable to have your manhood flopping up and down?

It looks like it would hurt if you were jogging or running,etc.


43 posted on 04/09/2014 7:23:56 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (What Would Sgt. Saunders Do?)
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To: Morgana

Canada should be taken over by the Muslims. Then the only thing flopping down the street would be the severed heads of homosexuals.


44 posted on 07/15/2014 2:51:25 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Morgana

Is that a Rachel Corrie special?


45 posted on 07/15/2014 3:00:05 PM PDT by rottndog ('Live Free Or Die' Ain't just words on a bumber sticker...or a tagline.)
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