Skip to comments.HuffPost Demands ‘Dangerous’ Christians Give Up Their Faith For LGBTQ Groups
Posted on 10/23/2019 11:29:18 PM PDT by Morgana
Kudos to the Huffpost for trying to find some common ground between the LGBTQ community and Christians. And by finding common ground, we mean adopting a scorched earth/take-no-prisoners tactic in its war against those with different points of view.
Huffpos little educational piece, titled Christians, Heres How To Affirm Your Queer Friends, is an uncompromising list of demands for traditional Christians who, wthether theyve intended it or not, have caused great harm to fragile LGBTQ psyches throughout history. Theyve come for their revenge, and its not just about treating your gay neighbor civilly. You will accommodate his/her/their every wish or consider yourself guilty of violence.
Essentially, Sunday school repression has destroyed the well-beings of many a queer kid, and the years of confusion following Sister Marys aversion to hosting lesbian sex education classes means a reckoning is on the horizon.
Author Hannah Brashers employs the best example of how Christians should not treat gay people and then insists that this is what people of faith do. Furthermore she refuses the counterpoint that actual Christians arent like because that would just be inconvenient, wouldnt it?
She begins, I grew up in a tiny fundamentialist church where I was told every Sunday how evil homosexuals were. She adds, The pastors voice would shake with anger as he compared gay people to pedophiles. I knew I was gay, but any time I had thoughts about women, I instantly suppressed them.
Because of such normal everyday Christian behavior, when Brashers began dating women, I had panic attacks and nausea so severe that I threw up a few times a week. She adds, I share my story because I want people to know how damaging the religion can be and I want people like myself to feel less alone.
What gives? Even old-school conservatives know that the God Hates F*gs gang is a tiny fringe. Nope, cant go there. Brashers cant stand people who insist that thats not what real Christianity is, calling the notion manipulative, a form of gaslighting and saying that it silences the stories of queer people.
So whats the alternative? Take the blame for overzealous whackos and have the the Gospel furthered forced out of the public square? Precisely. Brashers opinion represents the current state of LGBTQ politics which is a bit more aggressive than the movement's older trope of Live and let live.
After calling Christianity dangerous to the LGBTQ community, Brashers lists her demands for queer-affirming Christians, which require total capitulation to the LGBTQ lobby. She writes, firstly, affirming 100% of our identities is crucial. So many of us are used to the homophobic Christians who use the love the sinner; hate the sin trope. Yeah we cant even disagree in private anymore. Transgender four-year-olds, for example, are now a beautiful reality.
Secondly, she writes, recognizing the pain that Christianity has inflicted on queer communities is important a real apology can go a long way. Yes, we must admit that the Bible and church teachings have been in error, and amend them. What else?
And thirdly, Brashers adds, it is also crucial for queer-affirming Christians to hold other Christians accountable. This is what ally-ship looks like, she claims. Mmm-hmm, always remember to reveal the full identity of non-queer-affirming heretics to the Bureau.
Satire aside, this type of rhetoric should be a wake up call for moderate conservatives who think that LGBTQers just want to co-exist. They need to alter or eradicate groups that dont think like them.
You play with these snakes you’ll get bitten.
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Christian brother of mine once saw an interview of a (local?) male homosexual leader, by a virtue signaling female reporter. The reporter was trying to virtue signal her way into the homosexual’s good graces. He wasn’t having any of it. He expected nothing less than full capitulation, that equality would mean the lady reporter would have no discomfort with this sick man having same-sex relationships with her adolescent children.
It was eye opening, but not surprising.
These people test me keeping my peace. Sometimes I just don’t want to!
I say that they should focus on Islam and their penchant for teaching homos to fly.
Christians will tell you your choices are wrong but God loves you and wants you to change your ways.
Muslims will do all manner of Sodom and Gomorrah evil to you first and then throw you from the rooftop while proclaiming all ha to be great.
Never forget, folks. Leftists ultimately want you dead if they can not control every aspect of your lives. Buy guns and ammo.
I really don’t give two hoots for unbelievers telling me I’m wrong about what the scriptures plainly teaches. Their minds are darkened and they need to have the light of God shine upon them. The real danger are the wolves in the church who will twist the scriptures to justify sinful behavior and purposely mislead the flock.
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When Islamists kill, oppress or threaten gays, the leftists always ignore it or say it isn’t real Islam (they might say something about religion and immediately pivot from Islam to threats against Christianity). Suddenly, all Christians are guilty of what the Islamists are actually doing and Christianity must be abolished or transformed into a leftist political group. The Islamists, if they are mentioned at all, are praised for being allies to the LGBTXYZ people. The goal is clearly to destroy Christianity. They don’t really care so much about LGBTXYZ, except it is useful in undermining the West.
For 2000 years, we Christians must have done a poor job explaining the truth:
* LGBTQ people should not fear Christian people.
* They should fear the loss of the Holy Trinity, especially in eternity.
Precisely correct. Love is not blind affirmation. Love is patient and kind, but love also requires clear guidance toward acceptance of God's word as the best possible roadmap for living our lives.
My new religion says pedophiles are born that way and cant help themselves. Im tired of liberal parents refusing jobs to pedophiles. Geez, They just love children. Whats wrong with loving a child. Wheres the compassion and FORGIVENESS.
Christians are targets because they allow it, muslims would not they kill gays and lesbians, period
Brutal oppression of Christianity is the deepest craving of Democrats.
Homofascists are rabidly anti-Christian.
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