I got this from someone demanding I respond to this “stellar” argument.
It is no surprise that most of our cultural “anxiety” over the Gay Man (and really it is the gay man that we fear). And what we fear are two things.
1. The Leather Daddy – The stereotype being that this leather clad lothario will ravish us in our sleep.
And we may like it….
2. The Effeminite Stereotype – The stereotype being that all our children will be like this and somehow western civilisation will fall because we can no longer wrestle bears without chipping a nail.
Unless that’s what you are into.
Jokes aside? Hatred of homosexuality is entrenched in religion. Deeply so. It is what taints our bias towards this. It is what makes us go “Eurgh”. Because for centuries it was taboo. It was acceptable to kill it’s practitioners and torment and torture them. [Read more...]