'Selma and Stonewall': Gay rights issues divide black civil rights leaders

Jan 28, 2013 | Posted by: Rick in Kansas | Full story: blog.al.com

With his public endorsement of legalizing same sex marriage in May and last week's inaugural speech linking the civil rights movement of the 1960s to the struggles facing LGBT activists today, President Barack Obama has forced black civil rights leaders to confront an issue that sometimes divides them.

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Most blacks are hypocritical and bigoted towards LGBT people.

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people need to remember (or learn?) that both Selma and the March on Washington were the brainchild of, and organized by ...

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"'Selma and Stonewall': Gay rights issues divide black civil rights leaders"
Duh. The purpose Satan assigns to homosexuality is to DIVIDE and DISRUPT society.
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All these raving homophobic and racist posts and all this talk of devils etc. proves conclusively that America has only one thing to dread: the insanity that has invaded the mind of so many of its citizens.. You can hardly believe such a situation can exist in this day and age, but there it is in black and white.. A tragedy compounded by the most shocking ignorance I have ever witnessed; and the natural result of man turning its back on everything but the lowest.. This situation is , of course, not peculiar to America alone; it is the end result of a dying species that has not only degraded itself but that has also managed to ruin the planet that so lovingly offered it asylum once..
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David Traversa wrote:
All these raving homophobic and racist posts and all this talk of devils etc. proves conclusively that America has only one thing to dread: the insanity that has invaded the mind of so many of its citizens.. You can hardly believe such a situation can exist in this day and age, but there it is in black and white.. A tragedy compounded by the most shocking ignorance I have ever witnessed; and the natural result of man turning its back on everything but the lowest.. This situation is , of course, not peculiar to America alone; it is the end result of a dying species that has not only degraded itself but that has also managed to ruin the planet that so lovingly offered it asylum once..
Nice rant David. Yet anal sex makes perfect sense to you.
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What`s the difference between a homosexual who wants to sodomize an 18 year-old boy and one who wants to be with a 16 year-old boy? Nothing. Homosexuals complain about not being able to get married, but will they take responsibility for the future rapes of boys in the Boy Scouts once they`re let in? Probably not. They`ll lie to your face that they can block their actions when it comes to younger males, and verbally spit in your face while doing so. Being uppity and arrogant has gotten you nowhere in their "fight for equality".
And what makes you think that a gay scout will automatically begin to rape boys once he's in? No such thing has ever been attributed exclusively to gays.. Your lurid imagination is working overtime, lady..
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Nice rant David. Yet anal sex makes perfect sense to you.
And to most heterosexual men, most women tell me.. So.. you were saying..?
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Mom of Two wrote:
<quoted text>The ignorance is found in posts like yours. People are speaking out and reacting to the horrors of pedophilia, child murderers, inner city gang violence, and most recently the NRA types who are harassing and heckling the Sandy Hook parents who lost children (most recently in Hartford). You conveniently give a pass to the evil doers.
It is exactly the evil doers and (like you) the ones that will not see anything but what they WANT to see that I protested against.. And it's you who is criminally ignorant and bigoted if you ignore the fact that pedophilia (of which you complain so indignantly) is overwhelmingly a heterosexual practice.. Just call the FBI.. or maybe you'd rather bury your head in the ground like your bigot mates..
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AND what makes you think I don't deplore the Sandy Hook incident? You've just typed without giving any thought to anything but the hate that's poisoning you and (I'll bet anything) your unfortunate children..

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What`s the difference between a homosexual who wants to sodomize an 18 year-old boy and one who wants to be with a 16 year-old boy? Nothing. Homosexuals complain about not being able to get married, but will they take responsibility for the future rapes of boys in the Boy Scouts once they`re let in? Probably not. They`ll lie to your face that they can block their actions when it comes to younger males, and verbally spit in your face while doing so. Being uppity and arrogant has gotten you nowhere in their "fight for equality".
What`s the difference between a heterosexual who wants to sodomize an 18 year-old girl and one who wants to be with a 16 year-old girl? Nothing.

How does that work for you?

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Mom of Two wrote:
What`s the difference between a homosexual who wants to sodomize an 18 year-old boy and one who wants to be with a 16 year-old boy? Nothing. Homosexuals complain about not being able to get married, but will they take responsibility for the future rapes of boys in the Boy Scouts once they`re let in? Probably not. They`ll lie to your face that they can block their actions when it comes to younger males, and verbally spit in your face while doing so. Being uppity and arrogant has gotten you nowhere in their "fight for equality".
The bible is okay with pedophilia.

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<quoted text>The ignorance is found in posts like yours. People are speaking out and reacting to the horrors of pedophilia, child murderers, inner city gang violence, and most recently the NRA types who are harassing and heckling the Sandy Hook parents who lost children (most recently in Hartford). You conveniently give a pass to the evil doers.
How do you figure that, dear?

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<quoted text>If that`s so, a book is unable to rape like humans do. My point about the Boy Scouts is that there is a gray area when it comes to age and sexual feelings for both homosexuals and heterosexuals. When a person changes over night from underage to "of age" there is no switch that goes off in the human brain to coincide with that. There will be more underage relationships with Homosexuals in scouting events, girl or boy scouts. Your religious Bible rantings won`t change any of that, nor will it justify it.
No scientific data supports your assertions or blind fear, so you cannot be basing them on anything in reality, thus you must be using the bible for your "morals," in which case you are using a failed set of morality.

Either way, you're wrong.

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<quoted text>If a 21 year old man falls in love with a 16 year old boy and gets caught he is deemed a pedophile. The gay community will essentially outcast him by saying he's NOT homosexual because they don't want to be linked to pedophilia whatsoever. As time goes on and both partners are in their 20's and are struggling with the law to get married, the gay community will now support them as fellow homosexuals, defend them, and welcome them with open arms.
Although homosexuals continue to strive to gain social equality (and rightfully so) their stance is very hypocritical. There are of course heterosexual pedophiles, but the gay community will tell you it's "scientifically impossible" for there to be homosexual pedophiles.
So you just like to make up anything to support your idiotic fears, no matter how unfounded it is.

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Hebephile. Not even the Law would call him a "pedophile". That is reserved (in most States) for 13 and under.

We'd call him a "Chicken Queen" and ostracise him pretty heavily. It would depend on the circumstances whether or not we'd turn him over to the cops.

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<quoted text>I bet you could do better than that.
There's no need for "fear" or hostilty within rational discussions.
Still waiting for you to present evidence that homosexuals are hypocrites.

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<quoted text>The ignorance is found in posts like yours. People are speaking out and reacting to the horrors of pedophilia, child murderers, inner city gang violence, and most recently the NRA types who are harassing and heckling the Sandy Hook parents who lost children (most recently in Hartford). You conveniently give a pass to the evil doers.
How is he "giving a pass" to evil-doers?

There is nothing in his posts to even make a person SUSPECT that he supports those who harm others.

Quite the opposite.

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<quoted text>It`s comforting to see that at least some would not turn a blind eye to an underage relationship like that in fear of being called homophobic or a bigot!
Some? Try most.

You'd better re-evaluate your approval, hon.

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NOW can we get back on topic?

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<quoted text>If that`s so, a book is unable to rape like humans do. My point about the Boy Scouts is that there is a gray area when it comes to age and sexual feelings for both homosexuals and heterosexuals..
Of course there is. And yet, women are allowed to be scout leaders, even though a woman can be attracted to a 16 year old. We allow female teachers to teach males, and we allow men to teach girls.

And sometimes, in ALL of these situations, trust is broken.

The scouts, however, have made some serious errors in judgement. Their own rules say that no "avowed" homosexual person can lead or remain a member. Do you what that means? Ban and get rid of the honest and healthy.

Healthy open well adjusted gay men, women, and scouts are banned, but sick, insecure, sexually stunted pedophiles of any orientation are not. As long as they APPEAR to live the appropriate lifestyle. It's all about appearance, but not fact.

Don't you find that a bit scarier than simply allowing openly gay leaders and scouts?

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