Antigay Activist Uses Robin Williams'...

Antigay Activist Uses Robin Williams's Death to Defend 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

There are 11 comments on the Advocate story from Aug 19, 2014, titled Antigay Activist Uses Robin Williams's Death to Defend 'Ex-Gay' Therapy. In it, Advocate reports that:

While some of the coverage of Robin Williams's death has sought to raise awareness of depression, offering links to suicide prevention organizations, right-wing activist Peter Sprigg is using the tragedy as a jumping-off point to promote "ex-gay" therapy.

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“Equality marches on! ”

Since: Apr 08

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#1 Aug 20, 2014
WTF?
Ex Senator Stillborn

Philadelphia, PA

#2 Aug 20, 2014
"Sprigg, senior fellow for policy studies at the antigay Family Research Council, writes in an...."

Time to change the adjective when discussing these groups: "The anti-family Family Research Council." imo.
Ex Senator Stillborn

Philadelphia, PA

#3 Aug 20, 2014
I like the wider exposure here of fundie math.

Mainstream rehab is not 100% effective, but rarely does overt harm in and of itself.

Reparations [sic] therapy is not 100% effective, and is said by medical authorities to be actively harmful.

Therefore, the two are equivalent and should be treated equivalently, say the male homosexually fixated talibangelicals.

Because there's no difference between getting many people sober (if often after multiple tries) versus winding up with a handful of bisexual or re-closeted ideological figureheads.(Most or all of whom seem to wind up being ex ex gays, anyway.)

The fundie literally cannot and do not wish to discern how things can be alike and at the same time be different in most respects.
Gremlin

Louisville, KY

#4 Aug 20, 2014
Just when you think the anti gays couldn't be more disgusting.....
Belle Sexton

Santa Cruz, CA

#5 Aug 20, 2014
These people really are nuts.
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#6 Aug 20, 2014
Obviously Peter Sprigg fell off the short bus
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His homophobia is showing
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Wl8auHAN14c/TDX3oRd...
fmosquito

Miami Beach, FL

#7 Aug 20, 2014
Peter Sprigg!..is that his gay porn name or what! WTF!

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#8 Aug 20, 2014
fmosquito wrote:
Peter Sprigg!..is that his gay porn name or what! WTF!
"Peter, what is that little sprig between your legs? I thought you said it was more like a branch?"

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#9 Aug 20, 2014
Peter Sprigg is nuts.

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Since: Oct 07

Appleton WI

#10 Aug 20, 2014
Too bad Mr. Sprigg has zero credibility, and works for an organization that also has zero credibility (FRC) and is a known anti-gay hate group that uses made up junk science and ignores real science to promote harmful and useless "pray away the gay" nonsense.

We wouldn't expect that someone like this would be the least bit truthful or tactful or respectful in his "use" of the tragic suicide of Robin Williams. It is complete rotton garbage, as would be expected.

Since: Aug 11

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#11 Aug 20, 2014
Tre H wrote:
Too bad Mr. Sprigg has zero credibility, and works for an organization that also has zero credibility (FRC) and is a known anti-gay hate group that uses made up junk science and ignores real science to promote harmful and useless "pray away the gay" nonsense.
We wouldn't expect that someone like this would be the least bit truthful or tactful or respectful in his "use" of the tragic suicide of Robin Williams. It is complete rotton garbage, as would be expected.
Peter Sprigg is an insensitive fucktard.

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