Skip to comments.Is America Nasty and Homophobic?
Posted on 05/02/2013 3:59:43 PM PDT by presidio9
On Monday, former Washington Wizards center Jason Collins revealed to the world that he is gay, prompting a complete media meltdown. Collins appeared on Good Morning America; he made the cover of Sports Illustrated; he became the lead on Huffington Post. The president of the United States congratulated him at a press conference, and the former president of the United States congratulated him via Twitter. So did the first lady, the commissioner of the National Basketball Association and a bevy of pundits and athletes across the spectrum.
Which leaves one question: What's the big deal?
Tennis star Martina Navratilova, the best player of her era, came out in 1981. Ellen Degeneres came out on national television in 1997. The president and CEO of the Golden State Warriors, Rick Welts, is openly gay. Top politicians, rock stars, athletes, movie and television stars and business moguls are gay. Gay Americans have been announcing their sexual orientation for decades. Why the hubbub?
The media announced that Collins was a hero because he had provided hope to millions of gay male teens. There is some credibility to that argument. But there is another, more powerful aftertaste from the media's champagne party for Collins: The bitter feeling that America is a nasty place, so nasty that we require overwhelming shows of support for people who just want to live their lives. When the media labels Collins another Jackie Robinson, that not only does massive injustice to Robinson, it implies that America of 2013 is to sexuality what America of 1947 was to race. That is not only ignorant. It is tremendously harmful.
The hubbub from the media assumes that America is a massively homophobic place -- a place where people like Collins must regularly fear for their lives,
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Much of America has be come nasty and the LACK of “Homophobia” (or plain disgust) is probably part of the cause of that nastiness.
What an important issue to be concerned about! It’s not like there’s real oppression anywhere else in the world. Let’s focus on imaginary oppression here instead.
If this country ever endures another CW2, payback is going to be a bee-eye-itch for these scum.
He is liar and exposed his long term girlfriend to all kinds various diseases, but yes lets applaud perversion.
While our bisexual Kenyan-born imposter was slobbering all over this horribly mediocre NBA “star?” and calling the sodomite a hero, the four people recklessly murdered by Obambi and Clintoon, who should have been called heroes, were ignored.
What a pathetic bunch of ba$tards we have running around in our White House.
Now for the real question: Has the President made a date with him yet, so that he can really congratulate him properly?
Lost souls congratulating one another for the tawdriness of their lives.
Comment: We should be, but we have lost our ability to resist social, moral and political corruption.
No,we are not haters,but I am appalled at how the word “hero”
has morphed into something that now is laughable and used to describe one’s sexual preference.
“The media announced that Collins was a hero because he had provided hope to millions of gay male teens.”
I would be astonished if there were 5 out of 100 homosexuals in the general population. Gay is a political affliction where somebody makes a lifestyle choice to have sex with the same sex. Homosexual is somebody who is actually, naturally attracted to the same sex. Gays are aware of homosexuals and have attempted to eliminate the word as offensive and thus coopt the small number of naturals to their cause.
If there were large numbers of gays, why is JC Penney’s so badly damaged by their embrace of gay customers at the expense of advertising for traditional families? Gay is and always has been a style statement. It’s about drama and popularity and acceptance in a particular Hedonistic inner circle. The interesting thing about gay marriage is that so few gays marry when it is legal. Why is that?
Homosexuals are different in that they may, or may not maintain conservative values. A Gay is, by definition, a liberal (communist.)
America has become nasty because of open homosexuality.
Early on, my mother told me not to talk about a persons sex life unless I had a first person experience. I really don’t care what people do, I just don’t want them to yap incessantly in my face about their behavior, trying to normalize it. I do not want to learn about a person’s twerking regardless of who or what they do it with (”an East Texas boy will have sex with any live person and most vegetables.”
Professional basketball has always been liberal. The WNBA is mostly lesbian, the NBA has always been oriented toward the Democrat Party. It has also been very hostile to Christianity. It purposely schedules games on Christmas and censures Christians that complained. Openly embracing male homosexuality comes natural for the NBA.
Yes, but they need the term “homophobia” to sound all medical and to try an make normal folks seem mentally ill.
Most Americans I know don’t give a damn so long as you don’t rub their faces in it.
Most are either “homodisgustus” or “homoshutupus”.
Either the behavior disgusts us or we wish you’d just shut up about your behavior.....or both.
Compared to the Middle East? No.
And now he’s a “star” and I heard one idiot call him a “basketball powerhouse”. What morons.
This guy spent his career on the bench.
Perhaps the time has come when Christians need to ask, “Do I love sports more than Jesus?” How much time do we spend with each? How much money do we give to each?
A disruptive and repulsive disorder should not be forced on anyone nor should anyone be expected to accept it as "normal". Their diseases and attempted rapes of normal children are not "harmless" and they do not appear capable of controlling these impulses. Not unusual with the mentally ill.
Disorders are called that for a reason. Political fashion does not make it anything else. It is a mental illness.
Its amazing how the definition of homophobic has evolved over time. To avoid being called homophobic, you needed to:
1) tolerate the Gay-lifestyle,
2) then, you had to accept it,
3) and then, you had to approved it,
4) and now it seems, you have to endorse it,
5) what will be next, practice it?
Oh, and I've never been afraid of homos. They're queer, but they definitely do not scare me.
Bingo! If a fag asks out another guy, and he turns him down because he doesn't date fags, it will be made into a hate crime. They will act like he just told a black girl that he doesn't date her kind.
What’s “nasty” is two dudes playing in their own poop.
The homosexual agenda scored a smashing victory when they invented inventing the word “homophobia” and America embraced it. It says we are the crazy ones.
It says we (the normal moral ones ) are the crazy ones.
No but the leftist are along with the progressives...
homo (from homosexual) + -phobia, coined in 1971 by George Weinberg in Society and the Healthy Homosexual.
there is a simple response.
regardless of your feelings towards the various NBA teams... boycott all of it.
do not attend
do not watch
do not listen
do not buy any paraphernalia
let them reap the same rewards as JC Penney
When you force something on me constantly that I find abhorrent and perverse, you get a typical response. The fact is, it’s a mental disorder, I’m not compelled to regard it as anything other than what it is. I don’t laugh at them and make them feel like its something to celebrate.
What kind of "hope"? Are "millions of gay male teens" suddenly capable of becoming professional basketball players? Does Mr. Collins's announcement change the life expectancy stats for homosexuals or address any of their physical and mental pathologies?
Maybe he means that millions of teenage boys (really? millions?) now can "hope" to get lots of attention and special treatment by talking about their sexual activity. Wow, what an accomplishment! But on the other hand, Kim Kardashian is rich and famous ...
Caligula had his cheerleaders, too. Fish. Head. Rot.
Nasty nasty nasty
nasty nasty nasty
Absolutely Free. My morning before high school album, setting the tone for the day.
Yes- we are nasty and homophobic and mean.. and grouchy. Everyone go back home, to whence they came, and stay there.
Queers have been societal pariahs since the beginning of time. Putting lipstick on the pig will not be lasting
Add sweat, a little blood and man love-juice to that poop and you get a real disgusting concoction indeed.
What’s next pedophilephobia?
Nasty? Homophobic? I guess so.
Many of us old-timers first noticed the widespread prevalence of homosexuality in Hollywood, which boasted a Fairyland long before it had a Disneyland.
It came as quite a shock to discover that some of Hollywood’s biggest he-man stars were actually more interested in each other than in the glamorous actresses they made love to before the cameras.
One virile looking Western star was such a gay Caballero that he had to be restrained from riding side saddle.
Another gorgeous hunk of man, whom millions of girls sighed over, had his voice dubbed by another actor to disguise its girlish quality. Other male stars, known as AC-DC types, are ambidextrous and can’t decide what to do when confronted by “His” and “Hers” towels.
In New York they are prominent in all of the arts. They cavort in ballet. They flutter on the Broadway stage. And they are everywhere in television. Wherever there is one you will find others. They are highly organized and indefatigable at assisting each other.
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