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Closets and Christians (Why do gays have to inform us of what they do in their bedrooms?)
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| Peter Heck
Posted on 05/25/2011 6:51:49 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
CNN host Don Lemon recently became
the latest in a string of high profile individuals to "come out of the closet" and inform everyone who would listen that he enjoys practicing homosexuality. Every time this occurs, and we are treated to the seemingly endless litany of interviews that applaud the recently outed individual's courage and fortitude; I'm left scratching my head.
First, why do the very people that constantly tell us that what a person does in their bedroom is no one else's business, simultaneously find it necessary to inform everyone of what they do in their bedroom? If this is a private matter, Don, then let's keep it private. Perhaps I'm the only one who feels this way, but frankly, I don't care to know what kind of sex the evening news anchor is into. Beyond it being remarkably irrelevant to the dissemination of news, it's just kind of creepy that these proponents of sexual anarchy feel it is their civic duty to incessantly shove their unconventional behavior in front of our children's faces.
But beyond that, let me be blunt: there is absolutely no courage to be found in following what has become an alarming fad amongst the entertainment glitterati by joining the LGBT crowd. Does anyone actually think that in the politically correct world of American media there was any chance Don Lemon was going to be publicly criticized amongst his peers for such a declaration? Lemon's home network of CNN has become notorious for their one-sided reporting of the emerging face-off between homosexual rights claims of sexual anarchists on the left and the rights of conscience for the traditional morality crowd on the right.
Homophobia has become a buzzword that is ceaselessly applied to anyone with moral objections to homosexuality. In her celebratory interview with Lemon, congratulating him for telling everyone who he enjoys having sex with, über-leftist Joy Behar demonstrated
this very truth. She asked Lemon, "And so you're going to have people sit there with you like Rick Santorum, who seems like a big homophobe...how do you feel that you'll be able to handle that easily?"
Gee, Joy, maybe like every Christian feels when they sit down to talk with a Christophobe like you? And that's the point: far from eliminating discrimination and prejudice, these homosexual rights champions that dominate the press and entertainment world are advocating their own version of bigotry towards those who espouse Biblical morality.
If Lemon really wanted to demonstrate courage, let's see him "come out" in the media as a Bible believing, born-again follower of Jesus Christ whose faith teaches him that homosexuality is morally improper. Rather than basking in the glow of the entertainment crowd's unyielding affection, he would be immediately tarred and feathered for his draconian allegiance to discriminatory and prejudicial fairy tales coming from an ancient, bigoted book.
He would watch his convictions be publicly twisted as nothing more than masked hatred. He would see his entire career and livelihood threatened as a result of his supposedly backwards beliefs. Think I'm exaggerating? Ask two-time gymnastics gold medal winner Peter Vidmar who just this month was forced
to resign from his position as head of the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics team simply because he donated $2,000 to support traditional marriage in California. Far from being hailed as a hero or courageous for standing up for who he was and what he believed, the homosexual crowd vilified Vidmar, as outed figure skater Johnny Weir labeled his convictions, "disgraceful."
In our pop culture, courage is apparently a one way street. This reality was further demonstrated by former NBA star turned social commentator Charles Barkley's recent comments
to Washington Post columnist Mike Wise. Praising Phoenix Suns president Rick Welts for his courage in announcing -- what else -- that he was "gay," Barkley opined, "The first people who whine and complain is them Bible-thumpers, who are supposed to be non-judgmental, who rail against them. Hey, may, I don't worry about what other people do."
In case you're wondering, no, Charles didn't notice the irony of claiming he doesn't care about what people do the sentence right after he viciously condemned "Bible-thumping" people for what they do. Perhaps I'm expecting too much intellectual integrity from a man whose most famous contribution to his profession was spitting on opposing fans in the crowd. But Barkley's glaring hypocrisy is reflective of a systemic problem of inconsistency on the left.
That inconsistency is what leads us to a culture where someone as genial and pleasant as Dr. James Dobson is branded a hater, while someone as vile and perverted as Lady Gaga is hailed as a courageous trailblazer.
In the end, it's not the presence of decadence in our culture that is the issue. Free societies will always produce the occasional oddball, and embracing liberty means securing the basic rights of those who are different. But what we're experiencing is a move on the part of the oddballs not to secure their own rights, but to deny and disparage the rights of others to disagree with them and their choices. If outlawing decadence is bigoted, codifying it is even worse.
TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: christians; closets; homonaziagenda; homosexualagenda; homotyranny
Well, I am so turned off by homosexuals and their wish for affirmation.
posted on 05/25/2011 6:56:29 AM PDT
(My heroes have always been cowboys)
To quote an old Cole Porter song:
"The world has gone mad today
And good's bad today,
And black's white today,
And day's night today...
I don’t need to know that Don Lemon enjoys coveting another man’s loins...
“First, why do the very people that constantly tell us that what a person does in their bedroom is no one else’s business, simultaneously find it necessary to inform everyone of what they do in their bedroom?”
DINGDINGDING!! We have a winner! This entire article is extremely well-thought-out and points out the pathologic “notice-me” mentality of these folks who demand acceptance of this conduct, IMHO, because they KNOW what they’re doing is unnatural and morally reprehensible and demand affirmation to make themselves feel better).
posted on 05/25/2011 7:06:38 AM PDT
("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
(Why do gays have to inform us of what they do in their bedrooms?)
Could it be because they are PERVERTS?????
posted on 05/25/2011 7:07:15 AM PDT
(Lindsey Graham is a nanometrical pustule of pusillanimous putrescence)
Why do straight guys need to let everyone know who they want to have sex with? (Seen all the “I’d hit it” threads here?) Seriously. Who cares who you want to have sex with or how you plan to do it, gay or straight.
posted on 05/25/2011 7:10:29 AM PDT
(Being a redhead means never having to say you're sorry...)
He puts his ____ where? He lets other men put their ____ in his ____ and then lets them put it in his _____? Does he swallow their ___?
I’m sorry, was that too vulgar?
YOU BET IT IS!
DISCUSTING, and I left it all up to your imagination and conclusions. I didn’t say anything, you filled in your own blanks. Don’t blame me.
posted on 05/25/2011 7:14:03 AM PDT
(Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
In her celebratory interview with Lemon, congratulating him for telling everyone who he enjoys having sex with, über-leftist Joy Behar demonstrated this very truth.
I read this wrong the first time out, and feared I'd have to scrub my eyes with steel wool to remove the words imprinted upon my corneas. Thank God that comma was there to alert me to my mistake!
posted on 05/25/2011 7:14:32 AM PDT
by Alex Murphy
(Posting news feeds, making eyes bleed: he's hated on seven continents)
it's just kind of creepy that these proponents of sexual anarchy feel it is their civic duty to incessantly shove their unconventional behavior in front of our children's faces.
If every living thing on the planet reminded you that your sexual inclinations were not a part of that heterosexual design of life, then you would over-compensate to make yourself feel normal and natural and part of a design.
And it would be your duty to make everyone see that many species have some homosexual element ... look ... LOOK!!! see those monkeys acting gay! LOOK!!! It's normal too!!!
The language manipulation of referring to anyone who has an aversion to male/male buttsex as "homophobic" is part of the issue as well. Someone with a phobia is someone that has an "irrational fear", so they need "educating" (brainwashing) to get over their "phobia". And of course we need to start this "education" in Kindergarten.
Throw in the phony adulation over the "courage" it takes to "come out of the closet" and what we get is 'the love that dare not speak its name' will now not ever shut the hell up about it.
posted on 05/25/2011 7:15:34 AM PDT
(This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
"Well, I am so turned off by homosexuals and their wish for affirmation."
Agreed. Why is it not possible to have legislation that eliminates any preferential treatment for behaviors? Otherwise, we are going to have the "minority" that enjoys relations with animals up next claiming they need parades, school curricula, and special recognition. There will be no end.
“to make themselves feel better).”
to make themselves feel NORMAL, accepted, just another lifestyle. Just like you, only different. The “new normal” (sexually speaking).
posted on 05/25/2011 7:19:22 AM PDT
(Just the facts ma'am, just the facts)
Why Homosexuals tell everyone of their sickness and want open homosexuality to be practiced is an easy question to answer.
Heterosexuals have it easy in most cases deciding which persons are susceptable to their charms.
Men can spot women easily and vice versa.
It isn’t all that easy for homosexuals, for in most case the sickness cannot be spotted except in gay bars and other places where they gather.
They want more people outed and coming out so that they can spot others with their sickness easily, and more easily get on with the debauchery.
posted on 05/25/2011 7:21:11 AM PDT
The only people I ever hear that talk about what goes on in bedrooms, are those people that don’t like what someone else is doing in their bedroom.
posted on 05/25/2011 7:30:37 AM PDT
("Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different.")
Male figure skater Johnny Weir is a homosexual? Who would have guessed? That’s like outing a male ballet dancer for being a homosexual. The real trick is finding one who isn’t.
posted on 05/25/2011 7:47:14 AM PDT
(An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
Thats like outing a male ballet dancer for being a homosexual. The real trick is finding one who isnt.
Actually I know of one...his dad is petrified he is going to knock up one of the troop's ballerinas and get fired.
posted on 05/25/2011 7:55:58 AM PDT
(In Loving Memory of Our Dear Viking Kitty (1987-2006))
You may be on to something. If I approached every gay person and began describing what the wife and I did last night in a painstaking level of detail, it would not be long till they covered their ears and ran screaming.
Obviously there are some heterosexual male ballet dancers as well as figure skaters. Dick Button for example. By I thought it was amusing that a male figure skater was upset about being outed when a large part of the population assumes all male figure skaters are homosexuals anyway.
To: Buckeye McFrog; SeekAndFind
SeekAndFind said “wish for affirmation.” That may be part of it, but it’s really about political power. Gays are only 2-3% of the population (or thereabouts, I’m no expert). They would have no political influence without sympathetic straight people.
Many (if not post) sympathetic straight people are sympathetic because they personally know gays and lesbians who they like, admire, even love. Most people’s convictions aren’t so strong that they cannot be totally swayed by a child who comes out. Look at Dick Cheney.
The author was dead-on when he said Don Lemon would be a lot braver if he had come out as Christian. However, I cannot believe he is so dense as to not see why they think it’s important to come out.
Oh, and the reason I tagged both of you is... I mean, OK, maybe a TV news anchor coming out in an interview is a little gratuitous and self-aggrandizing. But how does it equal “inform[ing] us of what they do in their bedrooms” (as SeekAndFind put it) or describing sex acts in “painstaking level of detail?” (as Buckeye put it).
If either of you merely introduced your wife or girlfriend to Don Lemon, he’d already know more about your sex life than you know about his. Just saying.
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