Skip to comments.The gay marriage logo: Harassment in red and pink (Vanity)
Posted on 03/28/2013 6:13:06 AM PDT by Republicanprofessor
Is anyone else feeling harassed by the gay rights equals logo? I see it everywhere: it fills my Facebook page, it is on the news, it is everywhere and I feel pounded by it.
This enormous red and pink equals sign is strong and effective; it is also becoming a bully club as it appears everywhere and those who bear it seem to want to beat us into submission.
My job is analyzing art, so lets look at this sign. Isnt purple the color of the gay alliance? Wouldnt a pink equals against a purple background be prettier and more softly effective? Wouldnt the rainbow of colors also refer to gay rights?
No, whoever designed this obnoxious logo wants to hit us as hard as possible: the red presses forward, the pink recedes but subtly. The edges are hard. The equals sign can be red on several levels: as an equals of course, but also as clubs, as anything hard and flat .like blinders.
As a professor in a liberal state, I have friends across the spectrum, on Facebook and elsewhere. I have friends who are gay and married and those who are very Christian and most opposed to such marriage and many more friends in between. But when I log on to Facebook now, only one sign dominates: that red equals sign is everywhere, hammering me. It is a particularly obnoxious sign and, to me, signals what the liberals always do, bully one into submission.
The worse thing is everyone who jumps on the bandwagon .I can understand my gay friends using it as their profile picture. But then everyone else uses is to Me too, me too .I want to be in and cool and use it too. I agree with all the cool kids Me too, me too!!
I wish, for once, that some of my liberal friends would actually think through an issue instead of immediately joining the crowd. Can we please know the consequences of these great sounding bills and legislation before they become law? (Can someone actually read some of these bills before forcing people to vote for them?) And if the Supreme Court, in the upcoming months, decides that gay marriage is a states rights issue, will the libs shut up and let us live our own lives? Or will they continue to batter those in non-gay-marriage states until they finally give up and go along?
Note what happened with Obamacare. Sounded great, eh? Free insurance for all! Well, we find this month that premiums will go up (duh we have to cover more issues for a longer time, well premiums are going to go up.) Employers have been reducing hours of their employees so they dont have to cover the insurance so, actually MORE people will be uninsured, almost twice as many as were originally uninsured. If we had spent the money on insuring those uninsured directly, we would be in MUCH better shape now. But no one will listen to those cold, unfeeling, rich Republicans so we are losing some of the best insurance options in the world and perhaps damaging our health care system beyond repair. Can someone please analyze the future effects of all legislation before these bills are passed?!
I ask this because I think that one of the main motivating factors for marriage equality seems to me to be financial. Give me my social security, my lovers pension, the benefits that are due me. We hear little about love and lifelong commitments. We hear instead the incessant liberal rant for more money and benefits. Heterosexual lovers can live together unmarried nowadays; homosexual lovers do the same. But instead we hear about the unfair laws if one is not married. Can someone please examine the pros and cons and the effects of such laws, with statistics, before decisions are made? How will pensions and insurance be affected? Or is it too late already?
Bump !!! I feel the same way. Yaho and other sites are going out of their way to push it in my face.
That logo in time will come to represent for American culture what the swastika is for the Germans. Decadence is decadence.
Surrounded by Baal worshipers? Yes.
Surrounded by fools who loathe children and teens? Yes.
By the way, for the effects of homosexual parenting on children, see the Mark Regnerus study. Note the comments on “convenience” studies of this topic.
Of course they want to beat you into submission.
Ubama has the propaganda machine harnessed, just like Hitler.
I literally counted how many Facebook friends changed their profile picture yesterday. I have 603 people on Facebook and 16 people changed the profile. The main problem was that those seemed to be the ones that kept writing things all day so it looked like a ton. The 16 are married with children so that took me by surprise. I was just disgusted by the entire thing and the red and pink is very bad for the eyes to boot.
I haven’t seen it (yet).
Their desire is not for lifetimes committment, etc. Their desire is to FORCE us all to APPROVE.
Why is anyone surprised that a group of mentally ill sexual degenerates would attack anything they view as not 100% on their side? It is simply one more manifestation of their mental derangement. Either the civilized world stands up or slides back into the days of Sodom.
Perhaps the male butt-lickers ingested a bit too much waste and were temporarily insane?
What do you mean, changed their profile? To what?
Oddly, my FB friends are calling for the end of government sanctioned marriage.
This FB page has severl logos to counter the annoying pink equal signs.
This would not pass a Logic course.
Marriage comes down to parts and procreation.
I was thinking more along the “SS” layed mostly on it’s side. The Gaystopo strikes again.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.