Since when is it wrong for a person to express their religious beliefs? Since when does everyone HAVE to believe that gay sex is okay and should be promoted? Since when was expressing beliefs from right out of the Bible considered bashing or hateful, particularly when those beliefs are expressed without any sign of malice or hatred? He said he thought straight sex was better than gay sex. Maybe he was a bit more graphic than he needed to be, I’ll grant that, but well, gee golly, let’s just go crucify him for stating what at least 90% of the world’s male population thinks. I personally am kind of turned off by straight sex. If I said penis was better than vagina (as many a gay men openly have) would that mean that I’m straight bashing? If I said that those straight people who are sexually immoral, who commit adultery and the like, will not inherit the kingdom of God, because that is what a particular passage or two in the Bible, which I believe in, tells me, would that mean that I’m being hateful, bashing, ignorant, and just a low down dirty individual? Would I, again, be straight bashing? I don’t think so. It’s just me expressing a particular belief. If you happen to disagree with it, so what?
I am so sick of this politically correct attitude we’ve developed in this country. It seems to me that we’ve gotten to a point where no one is allowed to say or think anything unless it fits some particular narrative. Anyone who doesn’t have the one size fits all mental capacity of a Common Core vegetable must therefore be eliminated and disposed of. Yes, they must be bashed for having their own unique views on things and casted out of society. What kind of a world is that? I mean, have we seriously become Nazi Germany or Soviet Russia? Have we seriously drifted into a political climate where everyone has to say and think and believe in and do the exact same things in virtually every regard?
I suppose what really stung out of his comments the most was his belief that homosexuals will not inherit the kingdom of God. Well, if you’re a Bible believing Christian, then, yes, you are going to have this belief. Did anyone out there seriously not know that Phil Robertson was a Bible believing Christian? I mean, the man carries his Bible around with him throughout half the episodes of the show and virtually every time he appears publically. And, guess what, the Bible does state that homosexuals will not inherit the kingdom of God. Oh, wow, was this really something that all us gays out there haven’t known of millenniums now?
You know what gay community, I AM GAY TOO, and I personally am sick to death of so many of you, particularly those in media, entertainment, and/or politics, acting as though the world owes you something. I am so sick of you acting as though everyone should have to believe exactly as you believe. You all, when you act that way, become the monsters. YOU become the intolerant, the haters, the bashers, the mean ones.
All I want is to be left to live my life as I see fit. Phil Robertson, did not say or do anything that would impede upon that ability. As far as I’m concerned, he can say and think and do as he likes. I may not agree with him on every issue, but who out there do I agree with 100% of the time on all issues? No one. And since when are my beliefs, or anyone else’s beliefs, more important than another’s? Since when is the opinion of the gay community more important than anyone else’s? As far as I’m concerned it’s not. Everyone should have the right to be heard and treated with equal dignity and respect. Just because Phil Robertson stated a particular belief, which is far from extreme within the Christian community, doesn’t mean he was going after you or trying to hate on you, or anything else like that.
You want to know what true gay bashing looks like. It’d be a little more something like this:
“Gays are just completely disgusting! I don’t want anything to do with them. They’re gonna burn in hell and I hope they burn good. Every last one of them should be picked up and carried off the planet so we don’t have to look at them anymore. God hates fags! If some queer comes around me, I’m gonna punch him right in the face. Any son or daughter of mine better not be gay; if they are, I’ll beat the crap out of them.”
That, ladies and gentlemen, is true gay bashing. Phil Robertson’s comments don’t even come close to any of that.
So, my advice to GLAAD and all the other organizations out there wanting to do their own bashing right now for their own political purposes… get the hell over yourselves, back off, and realize you’re not doing the world any favors by becoming what you claim to hate—just a bunch of intolerant, hate mongers. Your beliefs are not the only beliefs out there, and nor should they ever be the only beliefs available to the world.
I may not agree with Phil Robertson on everything, but by God, I’ll defend his rights to say and believe as he so chooses in the faith to the very end.