Skip to comments.Facing The Truth About Homosexual Behavior
Posted on 01/29/2002 5:13:49 AM PST by simicyber
Traditional Values Coalition Opinion Editorial For publication on or after Facing The Truth About Homosexual Behavior By Rev. Louis P. Sheldon
Tuesday, January 29, 2002
Chairman, Traditional Values Coalition
Traditional Values Coalition
For publication on or after
Facing The Truth About Homosexual Behavior
By Rev. Louis P. Sheldon
Washington, DC In 1987, a homosexual magazine called Guide published an article that laid out a detailed marketing plan for selling the normalization of homosexuality through the mass media. The article, "The Overhauling of Straight America,"* was eventually expanded into a full-length book called After the Ball: How America will conquer its fear & loathing of Gays in the 90s.
Authors Marshall Kirk and Erastes Pill, writing in the Guide article, note the following: "In the early stages of any campaign to reach straight America, the masses should not be shocked and repelled by premature exposure to homosexual behavior itself. Instead, the imagery of sex should be downplayed and gay rights should be reduced to an abstract social question as much as possible. First let the camel get his nose inside the tentonly later his unsightly derriere!" The objective has been to portray homosexuality as a fixed, unchangeable sexual identityone that is determined at birth. This is untrue, but the propaganda campaign has largely succeeded.
The plan wasand still isto present the controversy surrounding homosexuality as a civil rights issuenot about dangerous and unnatural homosexual behaviors. In addition, this marketing campaign includes an effort to portray homosexuals as victims of an intolerant society who need special legal protections. Kirk and Pill note: "In any campaign to win over the public, gays must be cast as victims in need of protection so that straights will be inclined by reflex to assume the role of protector." Kirk and Pill also recommend smearing their enemies, comparing them to the KKK and Nazis. They write: "To be blunt, they must be vilified .we intend to make the antigays look so nasty that average Americans will want to dissociate themselves from such types."
This marketing plandesigned to hide the facts about homosexual behavior, to portray homosexuals as victims, and to vilify their enemieshas been wildly successful. A compliant mainstream media has helped homosexuals accomplish many of these goals. One major newspaper syndicate, for example, has given homosexual activist Deb Price a weekly column to promote Kirk and Pills propaganda campaign.
Fortunately, there are still voices of sanity who are speaking out against the effort to portray homosexual behavior as normal and determined by birth. One such individual is Dr. A. Dean Byrd, vice president of the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH). Dr. Byrd authored "The Innate-Immutable Argument Finds No Basis In Science." In it, he quotes a number of homosexual researchers and activists who admit that they can find no genetic basis for homosexual behavior.
One of those is Dean Hamer who tried to find a genetic cause for homosexuality by examining the DNA code at the end of the X chromosome. According to Hamer: "There is not a single master gene that makes people gay . . . . I dont think we will be able to predict who will be gay."
The words of homosexual activist Camille Paglia are equally telling: "Homosexuality is not normal. On the contrary, it is a challenge to the norm . . . Nature exists whether academics like it or not. And in nature, procreation is the single relentless rule. That is the norm. Our sexual bodies were designed for reproduction . . . No one is born gay. The idea is ridiculous . . . homosexuality is an adaptation, not an inborn trait."
Dr. Byrds article is must reading for anyone who wants to understand the true nature and origin of homosexual behaviors. It deserves to be widely distributed to educators, legislators, and to editors and reporters. It is available at: www.narth.com/docs/innate.html.
*To read "The Overhauling of Straight America," go to: Traditional Values Coalition is an interdenominational public policy organization representing more than 43,000 churches across the United States. For more information, contact Sharone Carmona at 202-547-8570. TVC's Web site is:
*To read "The Overhauling of Straight America," go to:http://www.thebodyofchristwebsitering.com/tvc1/pdf_files/OverhaulingStraight.pdf
Traditional Values Coalition is an interdenominational public policy organization representing more than 43,000 churches across the United States. For more information, contact Sharone Carmona at 202-547-8570. TVC's Web site is:www.traditionalvalues.org.
I think this obsession with controlling the private sexuality of consenting adults in their own bedrooms, is pathological.
Then perhaps you should spend your efforts protesting against the inherently socialistic institution of public schools, rather than homosexuals.
I could not agree more. So why don't grown human beings who like to get their orgasms with the same sex....however that works for um....keep it to themselves, and IN THE BEDROOMS and out of our faces? I mean, what could be MORE pathological that wanting to be identified by what particular avenue you like to get your sexual gratification? It is NO ONES business. Yet homosexuals seem to think it is their primary identifying feature. They bring their sexual proclivities OUT of the BEDROOM and into our faces! Pathological? YOU BET!
I'll go you one better.
I propose that all public schools be ELIMINATED, and that the money be returned to parents, so that they can purchase the education they want on the free market.
Arrest and prosecute homosexuals the same as we do for people who have sex with animals or children. There is no difference as they are all deviants who deserve jail time. If they are in the privacy of their own bedrooms and between consenting adults then I would ask Why then, do we know about their activities? The answer is simple; Its because it is not private They seem to want everyone to know about it.
I'm sure many of them do keep their sexual lives private and quiet.
But there is certainly a loud and radical minority that don't. They tend to be a bit "in your face" about it, and that bothers a lot of people (including me). But then again, I'm heterosexual, so I don't have people threatening to throw me in prison for my sexual activity. I find the radical people who call for state to criminalize homosexuality, to be every bit as obnoxious as radical homosexuals are.
But to get to the point, the only tools homosexuals have at their disposal to be "in your face" by force, are public schools, anti-discrimination laws, affirmative action laws, and government socialist redistribution programs. Get rid of these things, return this republic to a nation which respects the rights of individuals to choose their own associations (and likewise reject them), and homosexual activists would lose their lever.
Government is the problem here.... not the solution.
Just a week ago, you were calling for all homosexuals to be imprisoned by the state.
At least be consistent.
I haven't really heard many people argue that homosexuality has a genetic component to it, after all, if that were the case, it probably would have bred itself out of existence. I _have_ read that there may be a physiological basis for it, and there has been some evidence of that. Personally, I think there are people who are born "tweeners", who could probably go either way, and who then decide or are influenced later.
I dont mind homosexuals really, I just dont like the left-wing politics that tends to come with the group.
I think we agree, OWK. I also think we agree that public promotion of any sexuality under the guise of tolerance, diversity, and education is equally 'SHAMful' and does not give equal time to an 'alternative morality' viewed(if though not always practiced) as the so-called 'Christian' lifestyle.--(substitute 'alternative' for 'Christian' and it becomes 'politically correct'.
"The words of homosexual activist Camille Paglia are equally telling: "Homosexuality is not normal. On the contrary, it is a challenge to the norm . . . Nature exists whether academics like it or not. And in nature, procreation is the single relentless rule. That is the norm. Our sexual bodies were designed for reproduction . . . No one is born gay. The idea is ridiculous . . . homosexuality is an adaptation, not an inborn trait.""
While the ... indicates there may be some 'context' issues with Sheldon's piece, I, personally, think that the so-called 'rise in gayness' is due to single parent families and 'homosexual' activists. Without mutual defenses of mother and father, tendencies lean toward the biases of the available parent or an outsider waiting to prey.
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