Tag Archives: GLBT

Cruelty

17 May

This is why the “cure the gay” pseudo-scientific movement is sickeningly abusive and fundamentally violent.

HT LGF

Shall Surely

26 Feb

This is a good point that Sullivan brings up regarding the Christianist use of Leviticus 20:13 to justify discrimination against gay Americans.

That passage reads, If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death. Their blood shall be upon them.

They’re not just advocating discrimination against gays – they’re advocating their execution. In Uganda they’re considering legislation written by American fundamentalist Christians that would put gays to death.

Next time someone cites Leviticus as the rationale for denying gays equal rights, ask them about the whole execution part, too. And here’s a handy list of other capital offenses.

After all, it’s in the Bible.