Thursday, July 30, 2009

Sodom and Gemmorah With Fried Food

This kills me. Evangelical website OneNewsNow states that "Home Depot is helping to introduce children to the homosexual lifestyle" because the home improvement company contributed $5,000 to Nashville Pride.

Apparently, Home Depot set up an arts and crafts booth for kids at the Nashville Pride festival, and we all know what arts and crafts can lead to - compulsive paste eating.

What all these right wingnuts don't seem to understand is that most gay pride festivals are pretty tame. At San Diego's festival, alcohol is served only behind fences. You'll find way more tacky rainbow gear for sale than anything remotely sexual, and there's absolutely nothing gay about the food - greasy county fair fare is the norm.

And pride events occur just once a year.

But exposing kids to ubiquitous movies and video games with excessive violence - now that's good, clean family fun.


Anonymous said...

I have to protest your comments about video games. No substantial links have been made between violent games and violent behaviour.

That said I fully support the point of your post - gay pride events will not make children gay - just more likely to have an open mind about sexuality - and this may means (if they are gay already) they will have less difficulty adjusting or (if they're not) they will present a more friendly atmosphere to their gay friends. HooRay

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