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Gay Sex in Public a Major Health Risk ~ Naugle Calls on Homosexuals to Stem the Spread of HIV
LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/23/07 | Hilary White

Posted on 08/23/2007 4:11:34 PM PDT by wagglebee

FORT LAUDERDALE, August 23, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - At a news conference at City Hall this week, Jim Naugle, the mayor of Fort Lauderdale, Florida has called on homosexual men to end their public sexual encounters in order to curb the local HIV/AIDS rate. "We want to put a stop to that activity," he said.

Since his first public comments in July, Naugle has been attacked on all sides for being nearly the only US public figure to oppose on moral grounds the encroachment of homosexual activity in his town.

Now Naugle is in the news again for his determination to clean up Fort Lauderdale's beaches and tourist spots that he says are a health threat. The tourist destinations, he says, are being used as "cruising" scenes for homosexual men looking for the anonymous sexual encounters that characterize the "gay" subculture. This activity, he says, is one of the major factors in the spread of the HIV virus in the area.

"Our goal isn't to arrest people," the Mayor said. "Our goal is to stop the activity…and we're going to save some lives in the process." Naugle said that eight men have been arrested in two years for having sex in restrooms at public parks.

"The health department, based on past statistics, estimates that around five hundred people in Broward County are going to contract HIV from men having sex with men." The mayor said that the local health department estimates that 74% of HIV cases are the result of male homosexual activity.

Naugle first ran afoul of the US homosexual activist community when he supported the decision of the Boy Scouts to ban homosexual troop leaders. He has also objected to the presence of a large collection of homosexual pornography in the local public library.

His forthright campaign to clean up Fort Lauderdale has earned him the vilification of the mainstream press as well as the homosexual lobby. James A. Smith Sr., Executive Editor of the Florida Baptist Witness writes that a "Flush Naugle" campaign has been launched seeking his removal from office, although his current term ends in 2009 and he is ineligible for re-election.

Naugle, in his sixth term as the longest serving mayor in Fort Lauderdale history, clarified previous comments that he said were misrepresented in the Sun Sentinel. He said that he did not say that homosexual tourism should be discouraged, but that "the county has a dilemma, that the health department is fighting the disease and the Brower County Convention Center is inviting more people here, including promoting the bathhouses…"

He told press that he would ask members of the Tourist Development Council to stop promoting bathhouses, where homosexual men meet for sex. Tourist information provided by Broward County invites tourists to visit bathhouses. Fort Lauderdale is known as the "Venice of America" and is one of North America's most important tourist destinations.

But at the meeting today, Naugle found himself at odds with local tourism business leaders who are using the homosexual subculture to promote "gay" tourism locally.

NBC6 news reports that Fort Lauderdale Tourism Board members said the mayor's opposition to public sex in tourist spots and bathhouses is hurting business.

"The county is receiving quite a few e-mails and inquiries of concern about what's happening," said Richard Gray, owner of Palm Resorts and Spa. "The gay and lesbian tourism market is a massive market here. It's about a $1 billion industry. It's a very important niche market for Fort Lauderdale."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: bathhouses; communicabledisease; contagiousdisease; cruising; fortlauderdale; hivaids; homosexualagenda; homosexuality; jimnaugle; naugle; pornography; publichealth; riskybehavior; sodomy; tourism
It's about time someone stood up and told the truth.
1 posted on 08/23/2007 4:11:37 PM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 08/23/2007 4:12:03 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

It will be classified as hate speech and suppressed. Naugle will be silenced.


3 posted on 08/23/2007 4:14:11 PM PDT by saganite (Billions and billions and billions----and that's just the NASA budget!)
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To: wagglebee

Not like their sewer activities are any safer in private.


4 posted on 08/23/2007 4:16:13 PM PDT by CGTRWK
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To: wagglebee

Telling someone that jumping off a roof will get them hurt, can get you in big trouble.


5 posted on 08/23/2007 4:20:17 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Never bring a knife to a gun fight, or a Democrat to do serious work...)
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To: wagglebee

Who would’a thunk it, all someone had to do was ask them to quit!


6 posted on 08/23/2007 4:22:51 PM PDT by doc1019 (Fred Thompson '08)
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To: wagglebee
"It's a very important niche market"

Seems like the members of the Fort Lauderdale Tourism Board have their heads planted firmly in an important niche.

Also, talk about hypocrites.

Fort Lauderdale used to encourage college pukes to come in droves and puke in droves during Spring Break until there was too much bad publicity related to their unhealthy behavior.

Is having sex in public restrooms somehow more healthy than doing a beer bong by the pool?

7 posted on 08/23/2007 4:27:45 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: wagglebee
He was on O'Reilly last night. All he asked was that they don't do it in the public bathrooms on the beach.

Is it too much to ask people to get a room somewhere?

-PJ

8 posted on 08/23/2007 4:30:29 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Repeal the 17th amendment -- it's the "Fairness Doctrine" for Congress!)
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To: wagglebee

“It’s about time someone stood up and told the truth.”

That’ll get him targeted by the left. The left recoils from the truth like a vampire recoils from a cross.


9 posted on 08/23/2007 4:34:04 PM PDT by vetsvette (Bring Him Back)
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To: wagglebee
It’s a good sign that things are pretty effed up when something as simple as asking butt pirates to play butt darts somewhere other than public restrooms is seen as controversial.
10 posted on 08/23/2007 4:35:31 PM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace
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To: wagglebee
"Whaaaaat? I always go to the public toilet to find a date."


11 posted on 08/23/2007 4:38:52 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace

LMAO!


12 posted on 08/23/2007 4:39:10 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Political Junkie Too

I saw him on O’Reilly too. I noticed when they put his name up on the screen, the had a (D) next to his name. It’s rare when I agree with a democrat, but I have to give him credit.


13 posted on 08/23/2007 4:41:18 PM PDT by alicewonders (Duncan Hunter. Seriously.)
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To: wagglebee

Jim Naugle, please run for congress.


15 posted on 08/23/2007 4:42:28 PM PDT by HockeyPop
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To: wagglebee

The only way to stem the tide is for ALL of them to get psychological and religious help to STOP their disgusting behavior. Since we’re telling them that their behavior is just ducky, who’s going to tell them to stop.

The average smoker will live to be in his 70s.
The average male homosexual will live to be 41 years old.

Now, tell me, whose life style is awful and needs to be stopped. When will we stop this nonsense?


16 posted on 08/23/2007 4:53:04 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: Political Junkie Too
Is it too much to ask people to get a room somewhere?

NBC6 news reports that Fort Lauderdale Tourism Board members said the mayor's opposition to public sex in tourist spots and bathhouses is hurting business.

It looks like that is the case.

The Tourism Board is actually saying they want and condone homosexual sex in public in their town because it is a moneymaker.

If they are willing to go that far, why not have a cable TV reality show about it? You know, film the homos doing their thing in public, it should get lots of viewers.

And preverts will flock to Ft Lauderdale!

(Just think how many barebackers won't be where we live)

17 posted on 08/23/2007 4:55:01 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: wagglebee
"cruising" scenes for homosexual men looking for the anonymous sexual encounters that characterize the "gay" subculture

I could almost accept Adam and Steve, the quiet and polite gay couple down the street with the especially attractive garden, etc.

But this....this obsessive, anonymous cruising/promiscuity that is central to the male homosexual scene...this I can not accept.

It is repulsive beyond words; it is nasty; it is unhealthy; and it is sick.

Randy Shilts, a deceased gay journalists, wrote a book more than a decade ago called, "And the Band Plays On." According to published descriptions, Shilts described the SF bathhouse scene in which men lay facedown in cubicles with cans of Crisco beside them. Others would peek in and, if they liked what they saw, would slap a handful of Crisco at the man's butt and have at it. They would then depart, never have faced their "partner."

Sorry to be so graphic. It is important to be explicit that what is being objected to is not some different, but idyllic, "commited" relationship, as the gay community likes to describe up to the sheeple. This disgusting, anonymous sex is central to the gay scene. There is clearly a wish/need to have this sort of sex even when a more respectable relationship is available.

It can not possibly disgust you, gentle FReeper, more than it disgusts me.

18 posted on 08/23/2007 5:00:27 PM PDT by SergeiRachmaninov (Not buying Fred...still shopping)
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To: wagglebee
"We want to put a stop to that activity," he said.

Yeah, good luck with that. It would be easier to put a citywide ban on eating french fries.

19 posted on 08/23/2007 5:02:54 PM PDT by Tall_Texan (Global warming? Hell, in Texas, we just call that "summer".)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear
Is having sex in public restrooms somehow more healthy than doing a beer bong by the pool?

Maybe, to be nonjudgmental about it, Fort Lauderdale should put up signs saying:

"We don't sh#t in your bedrooms. Please don't f#ck in our restrooms."

20 posted on 08/23/2007 5:07:23 PM PDT by Polybius
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To: wagglebee

Good for this Mayor, Ihope he sticks to it! Public sex is illegal, it’s as simple as that.


21 posted on 08/23/2007 5:14:58 PM PDT by gidget7 ( Vote for the Arsenal of Democracy, because America RUNS on Duncan!)
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To: wagglebee

It really is no surprise that homosexuals are almost the sole contracters of AIDS/HIV. Sexual deviancy + Loose morals = Consequences.


22 posted on 08/23/2007 5:16:44 PM PDT by Tears of a Clown
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To: Syncro
What's interesting is the use of the term "bathhouse."

The mayor is referring to the structures that contain multiple toilets as a "bathhouse," presumably meaning multiple bathrooms make up a bathhouse (as opposed to the old San Francisco-style bathhouses that were truly large indoor pools). The mayor also talked about advertisements in local papers to arrange meetings at particular stalls in a particular bathhouse.

Having gone to high school in Ft. Lauderdale, I can remember how it used to be for the "beach blanket bingo" crowd from the 1950's and 1960's, then it morphed into the spring break crowd in the 1970's, until the locals drove the college students to Daytona and then Panama City, and so apparently the gay population swooped in to fill the vacuum (probably migrating from Key West to South Beach [after the seniors who settled the area passed on] to Ft. Lauderdale).

I wonder why the locals feel that the gay economy is okay when the college economy was shunned and evicted.

-PJ

23 posted on 08/23/2007 5:20:54 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Repeal the 17th amendment -- it's the "Fairness Doctrine" for Congress!)
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To: wagglebee

Amen - why has it taken so long for a reasonable voice to be heard?


24 posted on 08/23/2007 5:24:43 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We have the government we allow and deserve.)
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To: Political Junkie Too
Is it too much to ask people to get a room somewhere?

Yes it is. Instant sexual gratification, anytime, anywhere, anyplace, is a large component of the gay male lifestyle.

This is why it is also too much to ask them to wear condoms.

Instead, we need to spend countless billions of dollars to try and cure AIDS at the time and expense of research towards curing other diseases.

25 posted on 08/23/2007 5:36:04 PM PDT by Drew68
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To: HockeyPop

He could challenge Crist or Martinez in 2010.


26 posted on 08/23/2007 6:08:16 PM PDT by darkangel82 (Socialism is NOT an American value.)
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To: wagglebee

Gay Sex in Public a Major Health Risk , and the good Lord saw fit to cure it and gave them AIDS. Now rampant sexual immorality has caused it’s spread and everybody is at risk. So now we’re in a race to find a cure to God’s answer.


27 posted on 08/23/2007 6:13:01 PM PDT by diverteach
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To: wagglebee

The rest of the deviant lifestyle includes seeking young boys for participation. They are constantly running the “gays” out of the restrooms of the soccer fields. Several of those dirty little soccer players have ratted out the “gays” for peacefully practicing their fecal obession in the local public outhouses. Shame on those little homophobes.


28 posted on 08/24/2007 6:52:54 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot
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To: Polybius

You don’t get it. There is a reason the queers want to have sex in filthy public restrooms. This is part of the “lifestyle” and according to reports is very exciting to these alternative folks.


29 posted on 08/24/2007 6:55:18 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot
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To: wagglebee
That quote from James A. Smith Sr. of the Florida Baptist Witness almost makes it sound like he's endorsing the Flush Naugle campaign. Quite the opposite, here is a link to his actual view along with an email link to Naugle. Link
30 posted on 08/24/2007 7:12:39 AM PDT by stevio ((NRA))
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To: wagglebee
I just drove through the Blue Hills Reservation, just south of Boston, on my way home from grocery shopping.

There is an overlook of the city on Chickatawbut Road - - meant for families.

There must have been eight cars there with a single male sitting behind the steering wheel waiting for a homosexual hookup.

It was 9:05 AM!

It is my understanding that the Massachusetts State Police have been ordered not to bother these deviates.

When I was a teenager, we used to watch the submarine races with our honey at the reservoir at Boston College. The Metropolitan District Commission Police (since merged into the State Police) would always chase us out.

After all, we were engaged in straight sex - - or at least trying to.

The homosexual is clearly a protected species - - too bad they’re not on the endangered list.

31 posted on 08/24/2007 7:24:17 AM PDT by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have .chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear
Is having sex in public restrooms somehow more healthy than doing a beer bong by the pool?

No.

32 posted on 08/24/2007 7:29:18 AM PDT by AxelPaulsenJr (Fred Thompson for President)
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To: wagglebee; All
Fort Lauderdale Tourism Board members said the mayor's opposition to public sex in tourist spots and bathhouses is hurting business.

FROM WHO?
Who are these NBC sources?
Could it be NBC is not showing the person because the person is a known participant in the alternative lifestyle?

This is like the days when Fort Lauderdale dumped the barfing in the streets, drunk college crowd for more family oriented business.

In the long run, that just like this stance, will be FAR SUPERIOR for business.

Why is a taxpayer funded organization pushing recreational, high risk sex in public rest rooms?


33 posted on 08/24/2007 7:31:48 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: CGTRWK
What's the old joke about God being a mechanical engineer, because no civil engineer would put a recreational area next to a waste disposal area?
Yet, gay men actually use the waste disposal area as their recreational area. Interesting.
34 posted on 08/24/2007 7:33:18 AM PDT by Teacher317
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To: ItisaReligionofPeace

Before he became politically correct, Richard Belzer once said this about AIDS:

“Gee, who would have thought getting “bleeped” up the “bleep” 50 times a day would be bad for you?”

Obviously, I substituted the bleeps.

Oh, and now I know not to vacation in Ft. Lauderdale. I don’t even want to know what is growing in the hotel rooms.


35 posted on 08/24/2007 7:33:24 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX
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To: Beckwith
The homosexual is clearly a protected species - - too bad they’re not on the endangered list.

Events have a way of taking care of themselves, i.e., homosexual sex usually leads to an early demise.

36 posted on 08/24/2007 7:34:50 AM PDT by AxelPaulsenJr (Fred Thompson for President)
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To: Beckwith
The homosexual is clearly a protected species - - too bad they’re not on the endangered list.

This is essentially proof that homosexuality is the result of either a choice, a mental illness or both. If homosexuality were genetic, the homosexual gene would have been out of the gene pool thousands of years ago.

37 posted on 08/24/2007 7:58:22 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Beckwith

no there is a COSMIC difference between your situation and public bathroom sex.

First, police were chasing everyone out.
Second, you and your submarine aficionado honey were looking for a secluded place to go.
Third, you were not looking for an anonymous “wham bam goodbye”.
Fourth, the only way you were going to die watching submarine races was if her father caught you with her at the submarine races.

HERE, the homosexuals are actually ADVERTISING for anonymous, deadly risk, recreational sex in a public traffic venue.

Based on the mayor’s comments 74% of those in the public bathroom recreation will contract a terminal disease. The question is why is a Tourism Board, funded by taxpayers, promoting this in public bathrooms?!


38 posted on 08/24/2007 8:22:54 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Pining_4_TX

Your statement is probably why this has come to the attention of the mayor, the homosexuals have been killing tourism in that city by driving family and regular people away.

I bet san francisco does not have much of a family vacation tourist industry any more.


39 posted on 08/24/2007 8:25:31 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: darkangel82

The irony is he comes from a republican family and had to switch parties to get elected to office.

He could be a DINO against martinez (martinez would be toast) or a primary challenger to martinez (martinez would be toast)

OR run against Nelson later on.


40 posted on 08/24/2007 8:28:52 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory
" The question is why is a Tourism Board, funded by taxpayers, promoting this in public bathrooms?! "

Queer, huh?

41 posted on 08/24/2007 11:49:52 AM PDT by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have .chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: Pining_4_TX

Yeah, who wouldn’ve thunk it!

Unfortunately, what is growing in hotel rooms in Ft. Lauderdale is growing in all hotel rooms!


42 posted on 08/24/2007 4:04:50 PM PDT by ItisaReligionofPeace
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