Skip to comments.Philippines' Pres. Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured' himself after meeting his ex-wife
Posted on 06/01/2019 12:02:57 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday that he was once gay but cured himself after meeting his former wife.
He made the comments during a trip to Japan where he accused his political opponent Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV of being gay, claiming that the way he moved proves that.
"I said, Are you sure? They said, You ask any gay person who sees Trillanes move, they'll say he's gay, he said, the Filipino news organization Rappler reported.
Good thing Trillanes and I are similar. But I cured myself, Duterte continued. When I began a relationship with [ex wife Elizabeth] Zimmerman, I said, this is it. I became a man again, he continued.
He added: Duterte is gay. So I am gay, I don't care if I'm gay or not.
Duterte has once tried to appear moderate on LGBT issues in the Philippines, a fairly religious country, and even promised to legalize same-sex marriages during the presidential election, claiming that gay people were created by God.
Same-sex marriage is good. Everyone deserves to be happy," Duterte said back in 2015, according to the Filipino outlet.
But shortly after getting into power, Duterte balked at the proposal and criticized transgender rights in the U.S.
There's no gender, because you can be or she ... that's their culture. That's only for them, he reportedly said. That can't be applied to us, we're Catholics. And there is the Civil Code, which is you can only marry a woman for me, and for woman to marry a man. That's the law in the Philippines.
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Good thing the ex-wife he met wasn’t Arianna Huffington.
I wonder if he was abused as a child.
RE: I wonder if he was abused as a child.
He said he was — BY A PRIEST too.
Oh gosh....... The homosexual activists will attack this guy.
But this change can happen. The wife of Bill deblasio once identified as “lesbian” but does not do so now.
So why is cured in quotes?
Ex-gays and ex-trans rally against Californias LGBT therapy ban
RE: So why is cured in quotes?
I think the writer thinks Duterte is blowing hot air. He’s by nature, a blowhard.
People having ass sex is disgusting.
It isn’t normal nor is it clean.
You have feces involved. These humans are insane.
Does anyone use the word gay in the traditional sense anymore?
It seems to me that the word gay means only homosexual nowadays. It’s not even a word with a double meaning depending on context, because people have abandoned using the word in the traditional sense.
Remember the lyrics to The Flintstones theme song, we’ll have a gay old time??? No way if they were writing that show today would they use such lyrics.
Im surprised she hasnt reverted, given that unsightly POS
Gay is a euphamism for queer.
Queer is perfectly good english to describe a sexual deviant
Very true. I remember the guy from Duck Dynasty was pilloried for making observations about the anal opening and homosexuality.
Homosexuals seem very sensitive about anyone talking about their sexual practices. Just an observation.
LOL, yep, who knows what she sees in deBlasio that she wanted to marry him.
with [ex wife Elizabeth] Zimmerman
If she can turn ya straight,,,maybe make blind men see...
I would imagine Duterte’s ex-wife was just a beard. As is Bill for Hillary.
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