Clearly not everyone in the homosexual movement is an extremist. Many are solid, law-abiding citizens who make important daily contributions to our society and do not believe in confrontation or hard-line rhetoric. However, many militant homosexuals and their supporters have different beliefs. They have adopted the following tactics with the goal of forcing their beliefs on society:
- eliminating free speech by harassing and attempting to silence anyone who disagrees with them;
- preying on children by indoctrinating and recruiting them into their lifestyle;
- imposing their beliefs on others through activist judges and lawmakers requiring that everyone actively promote homosexuality in every institution (schools, workplace, churches, etc.);
- destroying marriage and undermining the traditional family in order to annihilate any moral standard of behavior;
- intolerance toward anyone who does not willingly submit to their agenda;
- fighting for a discriminatory and unconstitutional double standard of justice by demanding that crimes against homosexuals be punished more severely than the same crimes against heterosexuals through ‘hate crimes’ legislation; and
- deceptively portraying homosexuality as a harmless and victimless behavior.
The homosexual agenda is based on intolerance of anyone who disagrees with them and is a well-coordinated, well-financed, wide-ranging, intensive effort to infiltrate and influence organizations and society at large in order to spread misinformation with the goal of recruiting children. Click for homosexual quotes.
Children are the prize to the winners of the cultural war. Those who control what young people are taught and what they experience will determine the future course for our nation. The predominant value system of an entire culture can be overhauled by those with unlimited access to children. Homosexual activists understand very clearly how important children are to their cause.
Several very interesting special reports on the homosexual movement – information not disseminated by the mainstream media – are available free of charge. There are also excellent organizations which provide information about the homosexual movement, how it affects you, what what you can do about it, which companies push the homosexual agenda and how those who desire to come out of that lifestyle can be helped.
“Tolerance” is the buzzword and central theme for the homosexual movement. However, few people understand what they really mean by “tolerance” and how they have twisted its meaning to support their agenda. As a result, most do not recognize the threat it poses to us, our children and our freedoms.
“Tolerance” means simply to recognize and respect other’s beliefs and practices without necessarily agreeing or sympathizing with them. However, when many homosexuals use “tolerance,” they mean going far beyond respecting their rights; they also demand approval, praise and endorsement of their beliefs, values and lifestyle. What other group in this country could demand that? Their attitude and demands are neither fair, right nor constitutional.
Our children are being bombarded in school with the homosexual version of “tolerance.” In other words, all beliefs are equal, all values are equal, all lifestyles are equal and all truth is equal. This is the basis upon which our children are being indoctrinated by the propaganda that their beliefs and values which they learned in their home are no different from those of a homosexual, or a pornographer, or someone involved in adultery or fornication, etc. Children are being taught that all truth is relative to the individual. Knowing right from wrong doesn’t matter. To say something is right or wrong is not being tolerant. This is today’s “tolerance” pushed by homosexual activists.
It is clear that the distorted definition of “tolerance” has many dangerous implications, and unless society stands up for what is right, we will increasingly find ourselves with fewer and fewer freedoms. First, if our young people are confused about truth and believe the definition of “tolerance” they are being subjected to, they will not be able to determine right from wrong. In fact, in a national study among youth, it was discovered that children who do not accept an objective standard of truth become: 36% more likely to lie to you as a parent, 48% more likely to cheat on an exam, 2 times more likely to physically hurt someone, 2 times for likely to watch a pornographic film, 3 times more likely to use illegal drugs and 6 times more likely to attempt suicide. It is clear that how our youth think about truth has a definite effect on their behavior and the choices they make.
Second, our freedom of speech is being taken away little by little every day. We see that happening throughout society. If anyone exercises their Constitutional right of free speech and disagrees with the homosexual agenda, they are met with intolerant hatred, shouted down and called names. Homosexuals attempt to justify their actions by claiming any view different than theirs is ‘intolerant’ (using their definition) and should therefore be repressed.
Third, with the twisted version of “tolerance” comes a double standard. A few years ago, an “art” show displayed a crucifix, a Christian symbol, suspended in a jar of urine. While it enraged people of faith, it was supported by the homosexual community and others as “art.” However, why is it that displaying a homosexual symbol in a jar of urine would be considered a hate crime? Using the same criteria they use on others, then a crucifix in a jar of urine would also be intolerant and a hate crime.
The danger and hypocrisy of this distorted version of “tolerance” are clear. What they call “tolerance” is really persecution of anyone who disagrees with them. Our society is based on the free exchange of ideas and if any group is successful at taking that away and silencing the opposition, then we are all less free. What they are doing to others is exactly what they claim others are doing to them! (Josh McDowell Ministry)
The homosexual lifestyle is extremely unhealthy. First, the standards of behavior among homosexuals are far different than in the heterosexual community in terms of the depravity that is accepted and even expected. Second, the chance of contracting AIDS is significantly higher as well.
A habit or behavior is deemed unhealthy if it has been proven to have debilitating results. Smoking, drugs, alcohol abuse, overeating and other behaviors all fall into this category. But research has shown that homosexual behavior has the same results: nationally, less than 2% of practicing homosexuals live to age 65. Homosexuality deprives men and women of happiness (ask those who have walked away from that lifestyle) and lends itself to the spread of sexually transmitted diseases like AIDS, etc.
If the tobacco companies tried to get on a school campus to convince children to smoke, they would never be allowed. If the breweries showed up and tried to convince under-age children to start drinking, parents would be up in arms. If health classes started teaching kids to overeat, or shop classes started teaching students how to build bombs, society would be outraged.
Yet pro-homosexual groups are encouraged to come to schools and teach young children how nice and normal homosexuality is. Today children are actually being indoctrinated about the benefits of homosexuality, in spite of the fact is has been proven to be an unhealthy lifestyle.
In October 1999 the Associated Press reported that “Something so unspeakable is said to have taken place in Apartment 1207 that half the neighbors have moved out.” What happened in Apartment 1207 that was so horrific? According to police, two homosexual men gagged 13 year-old Jesse Dirkhising, strapped him face down on a mattress and, while one watched, the other brutally murdered the boy by repeatedly raping him until he died. So why did the Associated Press wait several weeks before running the story, fail to mention that the two men were homosexuals, and then release the story only in local areas? Why didn’t the major news networks make that their lead story and follow it through to see whether the two men are convicted?
The media yawned and looked the other way when Jesse was murdered. Compare that with the murder of homosexual Matthew Shepard that received front-page coverage for months and well over a thousand articles nationwide. Is the rape and brutal murder of a thirteen year old boy by homosexuals any less tragic? Apparently the major print and TV news organizations think so. Once again the pro-homosexual double standard is clear. This is the climate that “hate crime” legislation fosters.
The Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN) had their annual conference in Atlanta. Their goal: train the principals, bypass the Bible, and control curriculum. According to the Concerned Women for America, G.L.S.E.N. is targeting Southern schools in particular. And this conference will address that with a host of workshops. Some of those offered include: “How To Train Your School Principals,” “Deflecting Bible Bullets,” and “Integrating Lesbian and Gay Students Into Literature Curriculum.” These are their goals, and their target group starts with kindergarten. (Center for Reclaiming America)
“Hate crimes” legislation is dangerous to us all for two reasons. First, it allows greater punishment for those who think bad thoughts while committing a crime than those who don’t. It gives the thought police the power to punish people based on what they’re thinking, which is a policy prevalent in communist countries. Criminals should be punished for their actions, not their thoughts. If we start down that road, where do we stop? Who knows, what you’re thinking right now might even be a crime! Second, it assigns greater penalties to those who commit crimes against homosexuals than those who commit crimes against heterosexuals. Not only is that un-American, it is blatantly discriminatory and unconstitutional as well because homosexuals are given greater protection under the law than anyone else. Crimes against homosexuals are just as serious as crimes against heterosexuals, and in either case perpetrators should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, but the fundamental principal in America is “equal protection under the law” as stated in the Constitution, instituted to protect all citizens equally against injustice. Click for examples of homosexual intolerance. Also, find out how to intelligently discuss hate crime laws, which are unnecessary and a threat to free speech as well.
One of the demands of homosexuals is protected class status as a ‘minority.’ Although they want special protection and special rights, being homosexual isn’t the same as being an ethnic minority. We choose our sexual behaviors, not our skin color. Find out why homosexuals are not a minority, but a powerful special interest group. In truth, to equate gays with any true ethnic group is a travesty of logic. Homosexuality can only be equated and compared with other sexual behaviors or fantasies, legal and illegal, like heterosexuality, sadomasochism, bestiality, necrophilia, rape and pedophilia. Why homosexual behavior should merit special treatment is a question gay extremists are hard-pressed to answer logically.
In addition, homosexuals make the claim that as an entire class they are seriously “oppressed.” However, that conclusion cannot stand when seen in light of marketing studies done by gays themselves that show them to be enormously advantaged relative to the general population, and even more so when compared to truly disadvantaged minorities.
The homosexual agenda is not an impersonal force. It touches and destroys the lives of real people everyday, like Karen. Her husband announced one day that he was leaving her and their two boys pursue a new “lifestyle” as a “transgendered” female. Today, her ex-husband is living as a woman with a transgendered male and is suing Karen for the custody of their children. Her life has been ruined financially and emotionally. She lost a husband and their children lost a father. She has been threatened with fines and jail, but she is not giving up the fight to save her children from the poison of the homosexual agenda. (Alliance Defense Fund newsletter)
In 1999, the American Psychological Association (APA) published a report on child sex abuse saying that sexual relations between children and adults are “less harmful than believed” and might actually “be positive for willing children.” How could trained psychologists, let alone anyone in their right mind, suggest that sex between adults and children could be positive for the children? Luckily there was a huge uproar throughout society about this absurd conclusion. As a result the APA backed down and acknowledged that there was a serious problem with the study and that they should have been more careful in publishing the report in the first place. See, you can make a difference! (Family Research Council letter)
“It’s Elementary” is a pro-homosexual propaganda documentary aimed at children in grade school. The video conveys the message that homosexuality is good and those that disagree are bad. This is the Joe Camel of the homosexual movement. Only unlike Joe Camel that targets teens, this video targets children as young as five or six years old. And unlike cigarettes, there are no warning labels. The 78-minute lesbian-produced documentary shows teachers introducing pupils to homosexuality and urging its acceptance by manipulation, indoctrination, use of trusted authority figures, and peer pressure.
It’s Elementary is not about simply teaching “tolerance.” Indeed, the president of the National Education Association has declared this himself: “I’m not talking about tolerance,” says Bob Chase in support of the program. “I’m talking about acceptance.” This deceptive program has already made astonishing inroads into America’s educational, political, and media worlds. The film’s producers have bragged about the wide distribution of the film through “an extremely effective grassroots distribution campaign.” According to the producers, It’s Elementary has been shown to state legislators, all grade levels of school teachers and counselors, statewide “school safety” conferences, regional school health provider meetings, PTAs, faculty in over 200 school districts, students from high school through graduate study levels, school administrators, nearly 500 college-level teacher training programs, and many more.
It’s Elementary includes scenes from a Cambridge school’s “Gay and Lesbian Day” assembly in which teachers profess their homosexuality in front of the students. At another school, a lesbian and a male homosexual visit a social studies class to talk about homosexuality – and, according to the principal, “to be role models for gay students.” Such teaching, says the principal, “should be mandatory.”
According to Family Research Council’s website, “teacher after teacher in the film present homosexuality as normal and resistance to the lifestyle as bigotry – to children as young as first grade.” Lies about the biblical view of homosexuality appear to be part of the fabric of this film. There is no balance of any other views offered anywhere in the film.
Some quotes from the video: Debra Chasnoff has this to say about her video, “What’s clear in the film is that the younger the kids, the more open they were. …If we could start doing this kind of education in kindergarten, first grade, second grade, we’d have a better generation.” The principal of an elementary school says on the video: “I don’t think it’s appropriate that values only be taught at home. There are social values as well, there are community values.”
Amazon.com was planning to make available an “e-Card” mocking the Iwo Jima memorial. The “gay” celebratory card pictured men, including one in high heels, planting a homosexual rainbow flag instead of Old Glory on Mount Suribachi. However, due to public outrage the card has been canceled. Unfortunately, there are other “gay” “e-Cards” still available, including some that mock women with bisexual philandering husbands. A card called “The Bathhouse” has a women telling her friend, “I hope everything’s OK. Tony’s been in the bathhouse for over an hour.” (Washington Watch – Family Research Council)
Another new pro-homosexual group called Just the Facts Coalition has issued a slick pro-homosexual “fact sheet” which they mailed to every school superintendent in the 15,000 public school districts across the country with the goal that children will be taught to accept and promote homosexuality. This coalition includes the National Education Association, American Association of School Administrators, American Psychological Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Association of School Psychologists, American Federation of Teachers, American School Health Association, Interfaith Alliance and others.
The document, entitled “Just the Facts About Sexual Orientation and Youth – A Primer for Principals, Education & School Personnel” is a 12 page booklet which confuses providing a safe environment for all students with saying that homosexuality is good, normal and healthy. They demand that homosexuality be accepted as the moral and legal equivalent of heterosexuality and present their one-sided view. (Traditional Values Coalition)
Produced at the urging of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), the booklet denigrates groups that help and support people who want to leave the homosexual lifestyle. It incorrectly portrays heterosexuality as a “religious” viewpoint and homosexuality as “scientific.” It warns of potential harm to young people and includes a threat to schools of legal action if they do no censor views which do not agree with theirs. (Impact – Coral Ridge Ministries)
“This is another attempt by the homosexual lobby to silence any views on homosexuality but its own. The primer does not acknowledge the unhealthy consequences of homosexuality. It presents a one-sided case that promotes homosexuality by advocating censorship for information in schools about the opportunity of individuals to experience a healthy change and leave the homosexual lifestyle.” (Janet Parshall – Family Research Council)
The real potential for harm here is that this misinformation leaves kids with no way out. They need to hear the truth that there is an alternative to this propaganda. If the homosexual community has nothing to hide and the truth is really on their side, why are they so afraid of other viewpoints and open dialogue? Guard your children from the unhealthy consequences of homosexuality and protect your right of free speech. Call your local school superintendent or school board member and voice your opinion about this harmful booklet.