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Life Site News ^ | Fri Jun 10, 2011 | Kathleen Gilbert

Posted on 06/12/2011 8:26:02 AM PDT by GonzoII


Top gay rights leader: kids of religious families are ‘target demographic’ of anti-‘gay bullying’ ad

by Kathleen Gilbert

Fri Jun 10 7:18 PM EST

June 10, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - After the broadcast of a homosexualist advertisement during the family-friendly Fox show American Idol prompted outrage, the founder of the ad campaign has confirmed that such advertisements are intended to promote the message of the gay rights lobby to young children in households that normally wouldn’t support it. One conservative leader has now demanded that Google, Fox, and Disney-Pixar sever their ties with the campaign.

Peggy Nance of Concerned Women for America expressed outrage that the Fox network aired an “anti-gay bullying” advertisement, part of the “It Gets Better” campaign, during the extremely popular competition show.

Doubling as an advertisement for Google Chrome, the ad features several Hollywood personalities, and even a character from the popular Disney-Pixar movie series Toy Story, who speak directly to and encourage an audience of young people identifying as homosexual, telling them that “It gets better.”

On her blog, Nance called Fox’s choice of ad placement a betrayal of trust of conservative households everywhere.

“Apparently, American Idol with the help of Woody from Disney’s Toy Story, thinks that my 4th grader needs to be fully aware of the plight of teens who view themselves as ‘gay.’ I am sorry, but he doesn’t even know about heterosexual sex yet. Can you give me some room here?” wrote Nance. “I am ticked because I feel tricked. Fox blew it last night.

“The point is parents felt secure in allowing our entire families watch this show. They lured us into a false sense of security and broke trust with us last night.”

Dan Savage, a homosexual activist and founder of the It Gets Better project, shot back at Nance, saying that promoting their message to those with religious upbringing was precisely the point.

“Nance’s son was always our target demo,” wrote Savage. “Again, we don’t know if he’s gay. But he might be and, if he is, he needs to hear from us.”

The “primary goal” of the campaign, he explained, is “to reach LGBT kids who are being bullied by their peers and their families.”

“Now I don’t know if Nance’s son is gay, bi, or trans, but if he is, he needs to know more than most that it can get better for him too, that there’s hope for his future, and that the adult world isn’t entirely populated by hateful s***s like his mother,” he wrote, adding “here’s hoping” that “Nance’s son is gay.”

Nance later wrote to supporters that Savage’s response revealed “a serious threat to every family.”

“This campaign isn’t really about stopping gay bullying in school,” wrote Nance, who also demanded that Google, Fox and Disney sever ties with Savage’s campaign. “This is about using the power of prime time television and Google to infiltrate your home and your family and get their message to our sons and daughters, grandsons and granddaughters.”


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1 posted on 06/12/2011 8:26:03 AM PDT by GonzoII
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To: GonzoII
Translation...Top gay rights leader: (All) kids of religious families are ‘targets"

If this perv likes kids so much maybe he should get a job with the TSA...So he can target them all day long while hinding behind the rule of law.


2 posted on 06/12/2011 8:33:21 AM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: GonzoII

I am so old that I can remember when the “alternative life-style community” had a slogan of “All we want is to be left alone!”

Then it became “In your face” and now it appears to be “Proselytize to the Max!”


3 posted on 06/12/2011 8:36:23 AM PDT by SES1066 (Michael Moore - a pernicious progluddite of socialism!)
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To: GonzoII

At some point normal people will say “enough”. I was furious when I saw that commercial. My kids are adults and heterosexual, but why should parents have to have conversations with their little children about this crap? For such a small fraction of the population, homosexuals sure have a lot of power.


4 posted on 06/12/2011 8:36:26 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: GonzoII

thinks that my 4th grader needs to be fully aware of the plight of teens who view themselves as ‘gay.’
///
it’s already in the official curriculum of many public schools, for children even younger than that.


5 posted on 06/12/2011 8:36:36 AM PDT by Elendur (the hope and change i need: Sarah / Colonel West in 2012)
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To: GonzoII

Recruitment is paramount. Your children must be assimilated.


6 posted on 06/12/2011 8:38:00 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: GonzoII

Apparently, American Idol with the help of Woody from Disney’s Toy Story, thinks that my 4th grader needs to be fully aware of the plight of teens who view themselves as ‘gay.’ I am sorry, but he doesn’t even know about heterosexual sex yet. Can you give me some room here?” wrote Nance. “I am ticked because I feel tricked. Fox blew it last night.


What the hell is your 4th grader doing watching American Idol?


7 posted on 06/12/2011 8:44:35 AM PDT by Grunthor (Make the lefts' collective brain cell implode; Cain/Bolton 2012.)
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To: GonzoII

“One conservative leader has now demanded that Google, Fox, and Disney-Pixar sever their ties with the campaign.”

Conservatives should sever their ties with tv. If you give money to Comcast, Dish, or whoever, you are not only supporting this but the Logo channel, MSNBC, and a host of other channels that would not be in business otherwise.


8 posted on 06/12/2011 8:56:20 AM PDT by suthener
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To: GonzoII
We Yes, this means our kids miss out on things other kids take for granted. Still, our kids are very well adjusted and they impress everyone they meet. We're just trying to raise our kids the best we can.
9 posted on 06/12/2011 8:59:39 AM PDT by scripter ("You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body." - C.S. Lewis)
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To: GonzoII
Our kids were raised to understand "Divine design" and how the homosexual act destroys as it "exceeds design tolerance". The manufacturer warranty is null and void at that point.

Does that sum it up for the great liberal unwashed?

10 posted on 06/12/2011 9:00:20 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Psst! Arabs kill queers, don’t they, psst psst psst.


11 posted on 06/12/2011 9:16:24 AM PDT by Waco (Nominate Palin or forget 2012 you lost)
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12 posted on 06/12/2011 9:37:35 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: GonzoII

Somebody needs to get a new rope for perverts seeking children. There is no end to what these disgusting mental cases will be allowed to do. I think of Roman times when male homos were allowed to buy, sell, and trade young boys. They even had a name for the young boys owned by the same type of perverts we see today—catamites. Read your history and see that the modern world is following this same road. White trash at its worst.


13 posted on 06/12/2011 9:37:36 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot ((Read "The Grey Book" for an alternative to corruption in DC))
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To: GonzoII
“This is about using the power of prime time television and Google to infiltrate your home and your family and get their message to our sons and daughters, grandsons and granddaughters.”

Get RID of TV. I did. And I DON'T miss it!

14 posted on 06/12/2011 9:38:29 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are at your door! How will you answer the knock?)
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To: GonzoII

The 2 percenters need their molesters prosecuted.
They don’t need their assault excused or normalized.


15 posted on 06/12/2011 9:39:15 AM PDT by G Larry (I dream of a day when a man is judged by the content of his character)
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To: GonzoII

It’s no wonder that people think homos are 25% or so of the population when they’re really 1-2%.

It’s just a constant barrage these days.


16 posted on 06/12/2011 9:44:01 AM PDT by Tolsti2
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To: SES1066

They realized that the power of the state is the best way to condition people to accept them and punish them when they don’t.

Freegards


17 posted on 06/12/2011 9:44:44 AM PDT by Ransomed
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To: GonzoII; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; adopt4Christ; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

Of interest to homeschoolers.


18 posted on 06/12/2011 10:42:42 AM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: All
Gay? They all seem so pissed off and angry.

Back in the day they stayed in the closet rather than get the devil beat out of them at school.

Oh how I long for the days when bumpers were chrome and TV was in black & white.

19 posted on 06/12/2011 10:46:38 AM PDT by troy McClure
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To: GonzoII

bump


20 posted on 06/12/2011 10:49:39 AM PDT by tutstar
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To: Grunthor

My thoughts exactly!

We don’t watch much television in our house...it’s almost never on during the day (except to watch baseball). I was channel surfing to find a game the other night, and what I clicked through was...shocking. I have not lived in the backwoods all my life — I know what’s out there — but what is on television is just astounding. The problem is that people watch that junk and think it’s normal, and they emulate it.

I’m scared to death for my kids. They know homosexuality is a deviation from healthy, normal sexuality. They know it’s a sin. They also know they will be labeled as hateful, backwards, etc. Knowing it and experiencing it will be two different things, though.


21 posted on 06/12/2011 10:53:06 AM PDT by HGSW0904
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To: ilovesarah2012
At some point normal people will say “enough”.

I'm sorry, but no, they won't. Not if they haven't said "enough" by now and as long as "normal" people keep consuming the media bilge, like American Idol, that is pump into "normal" homes.

22 posted on 06/12/2011 11:47:57 AM PDT by fwdude (Prosser wins, Goonions lose.)
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To: scripter
don't have cable

You are cheating your kids out of a million wonderful things. There's brilliant, educational, fun things on everywhere, all the time.

23 posted on 06/12/2011 1:04:19 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Laws named after kids are tyrannical.)
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To: HGSW0904

I’m in the same situation as you. Except for NCAA men’s basketball in the winter and old movies, TV for me now is mostly just noise of dubious morality. Too bad the system isn’t such where you get a total pay-per-view and only pay for the particular shows you want, like ball games, and not have to take the sewage.


24 posted on 06/12/2011 1:20:18 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: SES1066

““All we want is to be left alone!”” Has always been a lie.

Every lone, lonesome, unhappy, downcast child has been a target for the homesexual activist - which is probably most.


25 posted on 06/12/2011 1:24:40 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: GonzoII

All over a minuscule segment of the population. But the ubiquitous PC “gay” agenda serves to give kids a bad case of homosexuality on the brain. That incessant PC propaganda, not Christian morality, is the source of the conflict and bullying.


26 posted on 06/12/2011 1:25:28 PM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: GonzoII

How many conservatives even watch American Idol any more?

Never watched it, never will. Hours of sleep I lose over this fact: 0.


27 posted on 06/12/2011 1:44:29 PM PDT by SoCal SoCon (Conservatism =/= Corporatism.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments
There are other places to find brilliant, educational, fun things where we don't help pay for the trash on TV.
28 posted on 06/12/2011 4:03:04 PM PDT by scripter ("You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body." - C.S. Lewis)
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To: Grunthor
What the hell is your 4th grader doing watching American Idol?

exactly! this season of AI featured disgusting performances by Lady Gaga... this is no longer a family show... i watched it the first 3 seasons--and it was pretty tame back then, if i remember correctly...

29 posted on 06/12/2011 4:40:27 PM PDT by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: Waco

true.

...and a Muslim in England, posted a bunch of “gay free zone” posters in a Muslim area of the city.

...Gays objected. so he was arrested. and eventually punished, with...

a 100 lb fine. ($150?)

Gays are learning, that for the left, Islam trumps even gay rights, and women’s rights.
why? i don’t know...
it’s a mystery.


30 posted on 06/12/2011 5:04:06 PM PDT by Elendur (the hope and change i need: Sarah / Colonel West in 2012)
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To: Forgotten Amendments; scripter
You are cheating your kids out of a million wonderful things. There's brilliant, educational, fun things on everywhere, all the time.

this is so silly... our kids read wonderful, classical literature, know Latin, are learning Greek... they study art, music, science and public speaking... are excellent swimmers and top-notch baseball players... both study piano, and our older son is teaching himself guitar... in fact he just picked up an electric guitar... they camp, build, plant, even cook... they are learning how to handle firearms, and they also feed the homeless.. they are witty, sharp and are at ease around all people... our yougest even has a talent agent... and they are only 10 and 15 years--with so much more ahead of them... all of this without television... and i would say, "all of this because they don't watch television."

31 posted on 06/12/2011 5:23:33 PM PDT by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

There are things out there, sure, but to say they’re being “cheated”? Come on...


32 posted on 06/12/2011 5:28:38 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (Don't stop. Keep moving!)
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To: GonzoII

It is Recruiting. It is how they reproduce.


33 posted on 06/12/2011 6:07:23 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: scripter

This is such an obvious choice I’m surprised more don’t make it. Thank you for helping pass civilization onto the next generation.


34 posted on 06/12/2011 6:07:52 PM PDT by AustinBill (consequence is what makes our choices real)
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To: Future Snake Eater
Indeed. Cheated. That's a response we hear every so often... the reasons vary but they usually have something in common.
35 posted on 06/12/2011 6:45:13 PM PDT by scripter ("You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body." - C.S. Lewis)
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To: AustinBill

Thanks. We see our kids as our legacy and try to raise them accordingly.


36 posted on 06/12/2011 6:47:54 PM PDT by scripter ("You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body." - C.S. Lewis)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

Netflix is a great solution...lots of shows from the 80’s available, so I don’t have to worry about censoring today’s ‘family’ entertainment.


37 posted on 06/12/2011 7:21:59 PM PDT by HGSW0904
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To: HGSW0904

Re: Netflix

And commercial-free as a bonus. This past Christmas one of the guys in our office related a story about asking his twin daughters what they wanted for Christmas. Their reply: “We don’t know, nobody’s told us”. Ha! Paid for the annual subscription right there.


38 posted on 06/12/2011 8:22:22 PM PDT by AustinBill (consequence is what makes our choices real)
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To: GonzoII

You expected better from television?

Wake up. Smell the coffee. Get rid of the TV.


39 posted on 06/13/2011 4:58:17 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Forgotten Amendments

Life is like a garden. Get rid of TV and the weeds it brings and you have tons of room to put in better things. Not saying that there isn’t good stuff on TV, it’s just that the time and effort to screen, select and unavoidably counter the rubbish outweighs all of the “wonderful things” that are there. Another great advantage is that you stop the messages of a declining culture dead in their tracks since the tube is the #1 source of enculturation and publik skoolz are #2.

Fertile soil, good seed and the rest is up to the parents.


40 posted on 06/13/2011 5:05:09 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: GonzoII

What he doesn’t understand is that kids of religious families are those most likely to not be influenced by these kinds of ads. Generally, they’re more firmly grounded in their beliefs, and unlikely to be drawn to things they know are wrong.

Gay groups targeting these kids are wasting a lot of money! (But don’t tell them; let that be our little secret.)


41 posted on 06/13/2011 5:17:36 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: Grunthor; scripter

Indeed - cut off the media. Don’t let Satan’s messengers into your home.

Really, we don’t miss it, folks.
There’s plenty to do besides sit and be entertained.


42 posted on 06/13/2011 5:22:26 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Tolsti2

It’s a specific agenda promoting modus operandi that they call “jamming”. Making it appear that they are more prominent and ubiquitous than in reality.


43 posted on 06/13/2011 5:23:51 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

Do you swim through sewers to get a drink of clean water?


44 posted on 06/13/2011 5:25:25 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: latina4dubya

I may have watched an episode about 9 years ago. It was
not bad at all; I remember thinking the programming was
suitable for really all ages. There were 2 teenage girl
singers, and 2 adult men dancers in that show. From what
I see on this thread, if this was American Idol. it has
gone way downhill.


45 posted on 06/13/2011 5:31:43 AM PDT by cycjec
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To: AustinBill

wow, simply wow. “Nobody’s told us” Any idea how old these
girls were? It would make superlative dialogue... for
some medium.


46 posted on 06/13/2011 5:34:26 AM PDT by cycjec
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To: MrB

Not too long ago I read online a good discussion about
how TV degrades us, not by formal indoctrination but by
simply showing us what they want us to think the world looks
like. It was much better put than what I have been able
to say.


47 posted on 06/13/2011 5:36:58 AM PDT by cycjec
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To: cycjec

Whenever someone says that TV/media doesn’t try to influence behavior,

I ask them “why do people advertise, then?”


48 posted on 06/13/2011 5:41:07 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: wideawake

Just proves it’s a choice, no genetic predisposition about it.


49 posted on 06/13/2011 7:26:39 AM PDT by P8riot (I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop.....Eagle Scout since Sep 9, 1970)
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To: MrB
Do you swim through sewers to get a drink of clean water?

love that!

50 posted on 06/13/2011 8:09:51 AM PDT by latina4dubya ( self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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