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Michael Brown Exposes the Hypocrisy of GLAAD

 

Michael Brown in TownHall:

It is time to expose the hypocrisy and intolerance of GLAAD, which is really the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Disagreement (not Defamation), as I have pointed out many times before. Not only does GLAAD seek to silence or discredit opposing voices, but it also praises those who attack those voices, even in the most vulgar and crass ways.

This sums up the duplicity of GLAAD: It urges the media to beware of conservative Christian leaders like Chuck Colson, Maggie Gallagher, and Tony Perkins, even calling on CNN to ban some of them from appearing on their shows, and then gives its first Outstanding Blog award to the JoeMyGod website, famous for entries like this one (from March 5, 2012), which mockingly tells readers that if they follow the directions of a particular, outspoken Christian leader “and squint and clench and pray SUPER hard for Super Tuesday, then maybe He'll make sure that a true earthly spokesmodel for the Holy Dead Zombie gets into office. But please be brief. God is SUPER busy killing babies and giving people cancer.” And this earns praise from GLAAD.

...in the upside-down world of GLAAD, blogs like this are praiseworthy while men like Chuck Colson and Robert George are not worthy to share their views on the air. This is nothing less than a hypocritical witch hunting campaign by GLAAD, and a poorly executed one at that.

... This must be labeled for what it is, namely, bigotry, intolerance, and attempted censorship, which is why – to repeat yet again – I say that we recognize GLAAD for what it is: the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Disagreement.

26 Comments

  1. ResistSSA
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 11:17 am | Permalink

    They should change their acronym to one more appropriate: "S.A.D: Sodomists Against Dissension"

    And indeed how sad it is that a group of people define themselves by what they prefer to do with their sexual organs. The saddest part is that they not only wallow in their sexual disorders, but militantly attack any attempts to cure and/or prevent their disorders so as to build up their ranks while simultaneously ruining the possibility for many sexually confused youths to live a fulfilling heterosexual life. SAD.

  2. cluser
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 11:25 am | Permalink

    Pot, meet kettle..... You should be careful when throwing around words such as bigotry and intolerance. I believe that's what the NOM stands for. I also believe it's organizations like NOM that define others by what they prefer to do with their sexual organs. WAKE UP PEOPLE. Love, all we need is LOVE.

    Stop spreading the hate.

  3. Randy E King
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 11:26 am | Permalink

    "Let me be clear that I have nothing against homosexuals, or any other group, promoting their agenda through normal democratic means. Social perceptions of sexual and other morality change over time, and every group has the right to persuade its fellow citizens that its view of such matters is the best. That homosexuals have achieved some success in that enterprise is attested to by the fact that Texas is one of the few remaining States that criminalize private, consensual homosexual acts. But persuading one's fellow citizens is one thing, and imposing one's views in absence of democratic majority will is something else. I would no more require a State to criminalize homosexual acts--or, for that matter, display any moral disapprobation of them--than I would forbid it to do so. What Texas has chosen to do is well within the range of traditional democratic action, and its hand should not be stayed through the invention of a brand-new "constitutional right" by a Court that is impatient of democratic change. It is indeed true that "later generations can see that laws once thought necessary and proper in fact serve only to oppress," ante, at 18; and when that happens, later generations can repeal those laws. But it is the premise of our system that those judgments are to be made by the people, and not imposed by a governing caste that knows best."

    Justice Scalia's Dissent in Lawrence vs. Texas

  4. Peter Thames
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 11:59 am | Permalink

    Nope, no animus in the comment section of this site. Nice to see that the Good as You site is starting to highlight comments like this.

  5. Dan
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 1:05 pm | Permalink

    >>... but militantly attack any attempts to cure and/or prevent their disorders so as to build up their ranks while simultaneously ruining the possibility for many sexually confused youths to live a fulfilling heterosexual life. SAD.

    Exactly. While many do sincerely care and are striving to help those struggling with unwanted SSA , there are those working to squelch these efforts. To them, I say that striving to prevent help being rendered to those who desire such help is *unloving* toward them. Think about this before you call someone like Kirk Cameron "unloving" simply because he doesn't agree with Piers Morgan's untenable position that we should all just "do whatever makes you happy".

    More research for prevention/cure should be desired most by those who sincerely believe they are "born that way" and "can't pray the gay away". If they wholeheartedly believe that, for some at least, it is purely a birth defect as they insist, then they of all people should be anxious to get researchers on the ball to find more effective therapies, prevention, and cure. And for those who don't want the help, that's certainly your choice, but don't then use that choice to stifle help being given to those who desire it and don't demand society change the definition of marriage to suit your choice.

  6. Barb Chamberlan
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 1:13 pm | Permalink

    Anyone with a strong argument should be more than happy to debate those with differing views. The opposition doesn't have a strong argument. Their only hope is to silence us. How SAD indeed.

  7. JR
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 1:21 pm | Permalink

    Barb - What is your argument for denying equality to gay people? Try to use facts.

  8. Robert
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 1:57 pm | Permalink

    Boo f-n hoo. When you spew ignorant hateful lies, expect to be criticized for it. It really is that simple.

  9. Posted March 21, 2012 at 3:21 pm | Permalink

    JR said, "What is your argument for denying equality to gay people? Try to use facts."

    JR, will you please explain what sexual orientation has to do with laws governing marriage eligibility. If you can find a piece of legislation which denies marriage to those who claim to be gay, or how about a piece of legislation which requires any citizen to publicly divulge their private sexual orientation in order to receive a marriage license? Exactly what do you mean by "inequality?"

  10. Posted March 21, 2012 at 3:22 pm | Permalink

    Robert said, "When you spew ignorant hateful lies, expect to be criticized for it."

    Can you give a specific list of lies? For the sake of your own credibility?

  11. al
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 5:34 pm | Permalink

    daughters of eve -

    - Referred to being gay as “a sexual disability preventing certain individuals from participating in the normal reproductive patterns of the human species.”

    - Compared winning the fight to ban marriage for gay couples with the fall of communism and believes that if it is made legal, it will mean “losing American civilization.”

    - Believes polygamy is better than marriage equality: “At least polygamy, for all its ugly defects, is an attempt to secure stable mother-father families for children.”

    - Said “I oppose extending anti-discrimination laws to gays.”

    - Sees both gay couples and their supporters as "committing several kinds of various serious sins."

    And all of that was from Maggie Gallagher. U wanna hear what Brian Brown said?

  12. Jon
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 5:59 pm | Permalink

    Amazing. In the upside down world of Micheal Brown; exposure to things people have actually said, and archiving them so people know what theyre dealing with is "Silencing".

    The doublethink in this article truly demonstrates how pathetic and dishonest NOM is. GLAAD is only spreading the words of the people on this list, and given how many of these people on it say what theyre really thinking when talking to their own audience yet soften their words when speaking to the mainstream public, I applaud their efforts in setting standards for a more honest discourse.

    Of course, groups like NOM and FotF will continue in their crusade of lies and distortions, But I'm glad they'll always be countered by those who fight for liberty and equality!

    God bless GLAAD!

  13. al
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 6:08 pm | Permalink

    And to commentator number one, calling us "sodomists" doesn't exactly help your argument.

  14. Posted March 21, 2012 at 6:38 pm | Permalink

    Al, with all due respect, a lie is willful deceit. The list you've provided doesn't demonstrate deceit, whether willful or otherwise. What you've provided is a list of opinions/facts with which you disapprove. That's not the same as practicing deceit.

  15. BillTheCat
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 6:45 pm | Permalink

    @ResistSSA

    The only thing "Sad" here is your pathetic tiny life.

  16. ResistSSA
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 6:53 pm | Permalink

    Sorry, al, I meant "sodomites."

  17. Posted March 21, 2012 at 8:36 pm | Permalink

    When I responded to this same articles on Townhall, God's Gentle People threatened to murder me with a bayonet, among other totally Christian threats. Typical, really.

  18. Posted March 21, 2012 at 8:39 pm | Permalink

    When I responded to this same article on Townhall, God's Gentle People threatened to murder me with a bayonet, among other very Christian threats. Typical, really.

  19. al
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 10:06 pm | Permalink

    Daughters of Eve, no.

    Your sad explanation of Gallagher;s statements speaks volumes when it comes to a certain lack of integrity.

  20. al
    Posted March 21, 2012 at 10:08 pm | Permalink

    Now about Brian Brown:

    - Recently attempted, via his national newsletter, to raise a link between marriage equality and pedophilia: "Will pedophiles become "minor-attracted persons" in our culture? Will courts which endorse orientation as a protected class decide down the road that therefore laws which discriminate against "minor-attracted persons" must be narrowly tailored to a compelling government interest?”

    - Has advocated for gay people to change their orientation. Said of a faith-based study on self-identified so-called "ex-gays": "Even those who disagree with us about gay marriage (or Christian sexual ethics) should feel good about this this scientific verification of the possibility of free will triumphing over desire. We are all more than our instincts, sexual or otherwise."

    - Encouraged parents to attend a Love Won Out so-called "ex-gay" conference, calling it a way to "prevent your child from embracing this destructive way of life."

    And since, according to Maggie Gallagher, NOM does not support 'ex-gay' therapy, is Brown ready to repudiate his supportive statements to those practices?

  21. John N.
    Posted March 22, 2012 at 12:22 am | Permalink

    Ex gay therapy does work. There are thousands of examples. I just read a great testimony from ResistSSA of how he overcame SSA.
    Let me join and agree with John Noe in stating that I also loved and appreciated ResistsSSA's story.

  22. al
    Posted March 22, 2012 at 7:25 am | Permalink

    Sure it does. And my cousin is the Easter bunny.

  23. Randy E King
    Posted March 22, 2012 at 8:51 am | Permalink

    Al,

    As you cruise the river Denial we ask that you take a moment to pounder this distinct possibility:

    Maybe you are the problem after all?

    We now return you to your scenic river cruise.

  24. al
    Posted March 22, 2012 at 7:00 pm | Permalink

    very" intelligent answer", randy. it only destroys your argument. lol

  25. Fred
    Posted March 22, 2012 at 11:20 pm | Permalink

    @al

    Actually, I've met a few ex-gays in my time. By contrast, I've yet to meet one ex-Black person.
    So, homosexuality is indeed a choice not a genetic trait.

    Hence, homosexuals should follow the lead of smokers who happily embrace their lifestyle choice while tolerating those (non-smokers) who don't.

  26. Chairm
    Posted March 30, 2012 at 7:09 am | Permalink

    JR, Robert, and al:

    Your remarks do not address the comparison with the quote from JoeMyGod. Why are you avoiding that direct comparison?

    Oh well.