We’ve all heard the quotes, right? There are reports of Russia beating up LGBT people — bad — and enacting percussion around them, stripping them of rights and sending them to detention camps. Now the Olympic Games are scheduled to take place in Russia next winter. What to do, what to do? Boycott the games? Boycott vodka?
The vilification of gays is not new — but what is now new here in America is how it is being medicalized in public discussions about public health and safety. Not only are we hearing vitriol about how gays pervert and subvert culture and national security, we’re beginning to hear how homosexuality is a public health menace. Believe me: This kicks the crazy up a notch…
In case you’re not yet convinced that the American Family Association is a certified hate group, the AFA’s top hate monger, Bryan Fischer, on Thursday told his radio listeners that the Nazi Party in Germany was formed in a Munich gay bar by “homosexual thugs.”