Date: July 14, 2016
“Evidence is surfacing that the Orlando gunman, who attacked the Pulse night club, was in fact gay himself. Witnesses say he was a regular at the bar.”
I saw someone talking on the news about Omar Mateen being a regular at that bar, for years.
…Certainly, a curious point.
Date: June 14, 2016
“Several clergy members have made statements in the wake of the Orlando shooting that cite the reason why it isn’t so bad that the people killed were homosexual. One Catholic Bishop is challenging that notion, and calling out religion for fueling anti-gay rhetoric…
…“In the days since [shooter name] committed his horrific massacre at the Pulse nightclub, there has been much discussion about how much of a role [shooter name] Islamic faith played in motivating him to commit mass murder against a large group of gay men.
For one Florida Catholic bishop, there’s no question that [shooter name] was influenced by his religion to hate homosexuals — but he also says that this is a problem with many religions, including the Catholic faith.
“Sadly it is religion, including our own, which targets, mostly verbally, and also often breeds contempt for gays, lesbians and transgender people,” writes Bishop Robert Lynch on his personal blog. “Attacks today on LGBT men and women often plant the seed of contempt, then hatred, which can ultimately lead to violence.”
It’s certainly true that many Christians in the United States preach hatred and intolerance of homosexuals — in fact, Arizona-based preacher Steven Anderson openly celebrated the Orlando massacre on the grounds that “there’s 50 less pedophiles in this world.”
I’m not sure why TYT is censoring the name of Omar Mateen, but it seems really strange for them to do so. They’re a show that comments on the news…and this guy’s name is all over the news…yet they’re taking the unusual step of editing out his name, and failing to specify it in their talking.
…It’s revealing, looking at what is coming out in the aftermath of the Orlando nightclub shooting.
While I realize these comments were made with heavy ignorance, against [likely] typical gays and lesbians…the fact that the term “pedophiles” was used, clarifies that this is hate speech and a terroristic message of the most heinous threat of violence, brazenly aimed at Minor Attracted People…
…It’s an openly genocidal message, supporting the mass murder of Minor Attracted People…
…And that is why, I could not allow this to fail making it into The Vile Files.
Ana asks “why we allow for that type of thought”…but, it’s clear she isn’t really even talking about MAPs…unless she thinks us part of the LGBTQ community…which is a pretty hard sell…and I am doubting was her intent.
Note the complete absence of any refutation over the blatant comment, itself…They’re treating this like the term “pedophile” [and the actual threat stated against the MAP community] is entirely irrelevant, as though this were strictly a threat expressed against gays and lesbians [bisexuals, transgenders, etc.]…
…I don’t expect Ana and company to pick up on this nuance…especially during the thick of what has happened [the Orlando nightclub mass shooting]…But there is something important here, which commonly gets lost, whenever homicidal religious people start throwing the term “pedophile” at anyone they don’t like…
…Many people dismiss it as a slur, without recognizing that it still remains a dehumanizing threat of genocide against MAPs.
Because they see it as being aimed at the wrong community…they see no reason to address the most basic threat being expressed.
This is a shortcoming in public dialogue…as support of genocide should be soundly condemned.
The only people deserving to be subjected to genocide, are those who would choose to conduct it…Leave the rest of us out of it, thank you!
In speaking to the LBGTQ community, I would like to say a number of things…but for the purpose of this post, I’ll just say this…
…Presently, you are the most visible representation of “the pervert” demographic…You are the most easy to find and approach…And this makes you the easiest targets, in this war which is really being waged against all of us so called “perverts”.
The hard truth needs to come home, that the social gains you have made, haven’t honestly distanced you so far from the social status we MAPs exist in…This hard truth has remained consistent, just below the shallow surface of your emancipation and empowerment illusions…And you cannot cover it up…nor run away from it.
…We still share more common ground, than we do not…And it’s time to stop failing to address the core threats, which are killing us all.
The people who target us fail to make any distinction…
…Those of us “perverts” who haven’t figured out the relevance in this, need to.
…It’s not about degrees of acceptability, or legality, to those kinds of people…
…It’s about murdering everyone, who is not heterosexual.
Don’t miss the other portion, with Stephen Anderson…
A vast amount of critique can be given regarding him, and his words…
…I’ll just keep it simple, and say that Stephen Anderson is clearly a domestic terrorist…[he is employing a message of terror].
The one major fault of the first amendment, of the U.S. Constitution…is that it protects these kinds of violent minded, malicious and savage people.
Free speech is about being able to discuss ideas, and having the ability to fight back when you are under attack…
…It’s not about letting people build a social infrastructure, through which they will be able to mass murder.
I ask you sincerely, who deserves these words of vulgar abuse and hate, merely for daring to live, love and be loved?…
Have no doubt, that Child Love and Teen Love are a pure form of love…genuine and worthy of defense, no matter what some may say about it…
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Date: June 13, 2016
“Colonialism taught Muslims to be ashamed of many things, including sexual orientation. Now they are more intolerant (and maybe more hypocritical) than the Victorians.”
Very thought provoking piece, worth your time to read.
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Date: June 13, 2016
What is it with all these people, who have been pounding hard on the brazen strawman, that Mohammed [the prophet of islam] “was a pedophile”?
…If you think this is in any way accurate, than you are grossly ignorant on both pedophilia and historic cultural norms.
“Pedophile”, despite how many of us have tried to claim it, make it our own, and give it some semblance of level headed respectability…is still a modern, social construction. It’s something that was designed to distinguish us from “the majority”…despite that we’ve always been a natural part of the human species…and despite that it’s highly contestable, that we are such a pronounced minority [we are likely far greater in numbers, than most people realize].
…They wouldn’t have known what to call Mohammed, simply because sexual activity at earlier ages was the norm, at that time in history…It’s not just cultural…There are various reasons for that…But it wasn’t something that would have likely been looked down on [so long as the girl reached a certain age, before sexual relations started].
There is also the accounting of the circumstances…
Mohammed pursued and married an older woman, originally [forgive me, I don’t recall her name]…long before taking on Aisha…who he was strong armed into marrying, at the insistence of her father [as part of some bartering arrangement]. It’s largely been accepted, that Mohammed did not actually want to marry the girl, and initially refused…but then relented.
I’m no expert on Mohammed’s life…and my memory is fuzzy…but, I believe he did have other wives, and Aisha was his only child bride…He had a clear preference for women, of some advanced age.
In no way does this signify “pedophile”, to me…Nor should it, to any thinking person…
My understanding of this…is that Mohammed had this marriage essentially forced upon him…and he approached it, according to the cultural norms of his time.
To the people who keep making this claim, that “Mohammed was a pedophile”…your contention is simply not supported.
You are bastardizing the term “pedophile”, in order to make it fit the circumstance…presumably, because you want to demean Mohammed and islam.
Look…islam deserves tons of criticism…That much is true…
…But the “Mohammed was a pedophile” [or “muslims follow a pedophile”] meme, is probably the cheapest, most ignorant attack that has arisen out of modern conflict between “the west” and islam.
If Mohammed had been a recognizable pedophile…I would accept that.
…Thing is…what I have read about his life, overwhelmingly points to the conclusion that Mohammed was clearly not a pedophile.
He was someone who had a situational relationship…But he clearly had no preference, for prepubescent children [which is the textbook definition of pedophilia].
If it hadn’t been for his circumstances in bartering…he likely never would have had these relations with Aisha…or any other young girl.
A lot of people have sexual relations with children, who are not themselves pedophiles by true definition…I think Mohammed is one of the more famous examples.
Let’s at least be honest about this…
…Most people are speaking out of pure ignorance [and possibly malice], regarding this.
This has always bothered me…Not so much because I’m troubled with Mohammed [or islam] being associated with pedophilia…But because pushing such a false narrative, corrodes the integrity of islam critics.
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