descriptions could’ve been taken right out of boys don’t cry…
“Anytime there is an anti-LGBT initiative, we tend to see spikes both in the numbers and the severity of attacks,” [Skolnik] said. “People feel this extra entitlement to act out their prejudice.”
also, the pope’s christmas speech? implying that homosexuality is a threat commensurate to disappearing rainforests?
so many things wrong with that comparison:
1. first of all, hypothetical counterexample: gays working to preserve the rainforest (assuming they exist) are a lot more productive than folks to who want them out of society. just as a point.
why does that make sense? because,
2. big gigantic planet on the precipice of … more than one avenue of self-destruction… vs harmless minority of the human population.
i mean big picture, come on.
and most obviously,
3. it’s christmas and the pope is preaching discrimination.
which is just sad.