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NOM promotes article comparing gay parents to rapists, sexual predators

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Pay attention, gay folks. There is seems to be a quiet war going on against our rights to be surrogate parents.

Via the NOM blog, I found this highly offensive piece, The New Sexual Predators. In it, the author, Alana S. Newman compares gay couples and older woman to human traffickers out to steal the eggs of younger women.

Every portion of this piece is gag-worthy drivel:

Young women now have to defend themselves not only from stereotypical sexual predators, but also from older women and gay men who seek their eggs.

. . . there are new predators on the scene, for whom we do not have a script. There are new characters eager to exploit our daughters’ bodies, who enjoy unsullied reputations, passing detection even as they blatantly hunt for eggs and wombs with checkbooks in hand. And historically they have been the people women should fear the least. These new players vying for access to young women’s bodies are older or infertile women, and gay men—quite often our friends and members of our family.

. . . Our gay friends and family members may now also be after our daughters’ bodies. These are the only men in the world we thought we could trust because they weren’t interested in our bodies. That is, until they grew older and discovered they wanted to be parents.

Today, more and more often, gay men are using egg donors and surrogates to create motherless children on purpose. Toleration of these attempts to create families follows a timeline of slipped slopes and fallen barriers. If heterosexual couples can use sperm donors to create children who are separated from their biological fathers, so the logic goes, then lesbians should be able to do the same thing. To them, it’s not biology that matters—kids just need two parents. And if lesbians use sperm donors to create fatherless children, then it’s only equal and fair for gay men to be able to use egg donors and surrogates to create motherless children too. Because again, it’s not biology that matters; kids just need two parents. At present, all those who believe in gender equality rather than gender complementarity are being urged to accept this often violent (against women) form of third-party reproduction.

It’s not just the the piece itself which we should be paying attention to but also who is promoting it. Yet again, the National Organization for Marriage undercuts its false claim of simply attempting to protect marriage and continuous whine about “falsely” being called bigots. By promoting this piece on its blog,  it is now even more apparent that NOM has declared war on same-sex families.

Secondly, and most importantly, Newman’s piece was published by the Witherspoon Institute. That is the organization which approached Texas researcher Mark Regnerus to create a study claiming that same-sex families are inferior to two-parent heterosexual families.

The organization gave him a $695,000 “grant” to complete said study, which since then has been embroiled in a huge scandal in regards to a multitude of errors. In fact, over 200 professors and researchers signed a letter condemning it.

If we do not recognize what seems to be a consistent effort by NOM and the Witherspoon Institute to undercut our right to be parents, we may find those rights diminished, or worse, extinguished.

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22 more reader comments:

  1. dislike!

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 9:53am
  2. Fuck NOM

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 9:56am
  3. And this comes from an organization of people filled from a clergy that is known to sexually abuse young children. Good job NOM.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 9:56am
  4. Only a sick and twisted mind obessed with other peoples love lives could come up with something this sick and filled with lies.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 9:58am
  5. Hateful… Ignorant… Horrible People!!!

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 9:58am
  6. Timothy Gabriel, ther are, you know.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 9:59am
  7. NOM are a sick bunch of bigots….incest is a STR8 thing, RAPE is a power play NOTHING t od owit hsex and BTW..child abuse happens in STR8 families 90% of the time, the gay couple WANTS the child and USUALLY adopts kids NOT wanted b ythese sick WASPY bitches in NOM…they would RATHER have the kids in FOSTER homes thne in a loving home life…thats VERY sick

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 10:00am
  8. No, I don’t think that’s accurate…I wouldn’t call it a quiet war.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 10:01am
  9. Where do they get their thoughts from? They are the sick people who think the way they do. Sick, Sick, Sick.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 10:07am
  10. Unbelievable B.S.!!!

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 10:26am
  11. these are some messed up people.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 10:53am
  12. All the more reason to get out there and Vote For Obama!

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 11:07am
  13. And that is why I refuse to financially support any organization that supports this hate group.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 12:44pm
  14. People are beginning to see that these thoughts are wrong. Organizations like NOM are losing credibility. Patience……

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 12:44pm
  15. So Wrong

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 2:12pm
  16. ok i am so sick and tired of being judged for being gay. First to Romney, politicians, the religious sects, and other closed mined people. I did not catch being gay i was born this way and i have i child who was not raped by me or any other gay person but

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 2:19pm
  17. the man i was married to since at my age you had to follow the normal in 50s and 60s. And my God does not judge me for i am or who i am married to. I love my wife more than life its self. Stop your judging of me and look at yourself.

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 2:25pm
  18. <—-Like? I'm new with this whole "page thing"

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 3:01pm
  19. Add me anyone and everyone:) thanks !

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 5:42pm
  20. The HetroSupremist Hetrosexuals are the ones Molesting Kids the Bigots

    Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 9:32pm
  21. Spewing evil isn’t going to give these idiots credibility.

    Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 8:26am
  22. What a bunch of morons… the saddest thing, there are morons who will listen and agree with whatever they say.

    Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 11:41am