Skip to comments.Group plans LGBT campaign in 3 Deep South states
Posted on 04/26/2014 11:10:52 AM PDT by Olog-hai
A national organization is launching a three-year, $8.5 million campaign to promote LGBT equality and push for new legal protections in three Southern states dominated by conservative politics and religion and known for resistance to change: Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi.
Decades after groups used boycotts, marches, sit-ins, pickets and mass rallies to end legalized racial segregation and push for equal protection for blacks, the Washington-based Human Rights Campaign is planning a new kind of civil rights movement. Its one based on using chats and front-porch visits between relatives and friends to foster an environment more welcoming toward people of all sexual orientations.
The idea is simple, and its borne out in polls: People are less likely to oppose expanded rights and acceptance if they know and care for someone whos gay. Activists hope thats particularly true in a region that values hospitality.
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Hey boy, you gat a pretty mouth....
Let me hear ya squeal lika a pig
And yet these “persons” claim that they are not forcing their perverse lifestyle down America’s throat.
Yeah, what could go wrong with this plan?
For what it’s worth, a good friend of my wife is “lesbian” and lives in Mississippi.
For what it’s worth, she has never said anything about a negative social climate, or difficulties in being gay in the deep south. For what it’s worth, she moved there from up north, and to the contrary, has talked about how warm and friendly the south is by comparison.
She’s openly gay, and lives with a woman partner. And she has nothing bad to say about the allegedly bad climate for gays in Mississippi.
Full throttle sodomy—it MUST be celebrated and endorsed by America’s families, churches, governments.
If they know and care for someone whos gay — decent people will encourage that person to get treatment for that maladjustment.
Did you hear that? What was it?
Sounded like banjos.
Perhaps those who have escaped the lifestyle ought to speak out loudly and confront the propaganda artists. But they are often shouted down.
They are people now so equal ,so they want more ? Children is what they really want
They'll likely find out the hard way about, "southern hospitality", if they try preaching queerdom to the wrong group of "good ole boys".
“They got fancy bikes.”
“That’s some Yankee queers.”
I hear banjo music
I hear banjo music
Missed it by that much....
“chats and front-porch visits”. Hows that going to work? Won’t work where I live. Folks don’t chat with strangers and any strangers that show up on the front porch are greeted with a shot gun.
Drew: Goddamn, you play a mean banjo.
That will change if these people come down there to try to stir things up.
Being acquainted or even related to someone gay is one thing. Being deeply familiar with their actual conduct behind closed doors is another thing entirely. This is the gap in comprehension that activists are exploiting, since most straights really don’t want to know, and usually project their own sentimental notions onto gays, regardless of the actual facts. Behind closed doors are significantly higher rates of pathology and abuse for significant numbers of participants in the lifestyle.