Skip to comments.AIDS rate for homosexuals climbs; data called 'astonishing'
Posted on 12/05/2004 2:00:09 PM PST by Coleus
AIDS rate for homosexuals climbs; data called 'astonishing'
Dec 2, 2004
By Michael Foust
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--New statistics showing that homosexual men make up 44 percent of all new HIV and AIDS cases underscore the fact that homosexuality itself is unnatural, a prominent leader in the ex-homosexual community says.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data Dec. 2 showing that the number of newly diagnosed HIV and AIDS cases has increased 11 percent among homosexual men. The data spanned a four-year period ending in 2003.
Despite the fact that homosexual men make up only 1 to 2 percent of the population, they nonetheless made up more than 40 percent of the new cases, the data showed.
Tim Wilkins, head of Cross Ministry, Inc. -- a Christian outreach to homosexuals -- called the data "astonishing."
"If homosexuality was normal and natural, you would not have a disease that spreads as ravenously as this does," said Wilkins, who is married now but once was involved in homosexuality.
Homosexual activists responded to the news by calling for better education and prevention -- for instance, the promotion of condom usage. But Wilkins said the problem can be found in homosexual sex itself. Men were not made to have sex with men, he said.
"All of mankind is physiologically heterosexual -- that's just a fact," Wilkins said. "One hundred percent of the homosexual community is physiologically heterosexual.
"We can throw more and more money, bigger budgets, bigger programs, more education [at the problem]. And we see that education is not correcting the problem at all."
For years, studies have shown that homosexual men are prone to promiscuity. A University of Chicago study released in 2003 found that 61 percent of homosexuals in Chicagos Shoreland area had more than 30 sexual partners. Perhaps just as telling, some two-thirds of same-sex "marriages" in Massachusetts have involved lesbians -- underscoring, pro-family leaders say, the notion that homosexual men are less prone to commitment.
"[The CDC] statistic obviously shows a pathology that indicates an abnormality," Wilkins said. "From a Christian perspective we would call it sin."
Such statistics should result in the scientific community re-evaluating its position on homosexuality, Wilkins said.
The Christian church, though, should not respond by saying, "I told you so," Wilkins said. Instead, the church should respond with compassion.
"We can't allow sin in any form to repulse us from reaching out to people who are hurting," he said. "As horrible as AIDS is, it can be -- and I believe it is -- an opportunity for the church to reach people who are broken."
For information about the national debate over same-sex "marriage," visit http://www.bpnews.net/samesexmarriage
As Bob Grant is fond of saying: if they stop putting you-know-what, you-know-where, the epidemic will be stopped dead in its tracks.
I recall reading an article in the NY Free Press, maybe 5-6 years ago now, about how it was becoming increasingly common among the NYC gay community to not even bother with so-called 'safe' sex. They reported that getting AIDS was somehow a badge of membership into the community and that enough folks were adopting the 'inevitablity' of getting the disease. Sort of 'I've got to be me,' only with a killer disease as a feature of 'being me.'
If stats like in this article are legit, it really isn't a surprise to anyone who has been paying attention.
What happened to the 2002 CDC data which showed 90%+ of AIDS/HIV cases were homosexual related?
But they can marry in Taxachusetts as long as they're in 'love'. Nancy Pelosi, that paragon of virtue, said this morning on Fox News Sunday that it would be discriminatory to not allow homos, err...., gay people to join in matrimony. I have to go wash my hands now...
"Astonishing"? Call me jaded, but I think the word should be "unsurprising".
That is really twisted.
And whose fault is this?
That is only because GAY stands for, "G-ot A-ids Y-et"?
As Bob Grant is fond of saying: if they stop putting you-know-what, you-know-where, the epidemic will be stopped dead in its tracks. >>
Bob Grant is right, there are certain human body parts which were made as and intended to be "exits" only.
What does that mean?
Yeah, I know, I will be flamed by all the bleeding hearts out there who think I lack compassion for these people. I really don't. I just have more compassion for their future victims than I do for them.
And whose fault is this?
Oh yea, why of course: Society's.
I am just recollecting the article as best I can. I agree, it has a certain morbid angle on it. What are you going to do?
Of course, the same could be said about heterosexuals outside of marriage, vis-a-vis abortion.
It's lack of Bush's fault!
this is good news
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