Why gay rights is one of the most important issues going right now. It’s not just a fight for equality, it’s a fight against fascism:
No different than the many stories like this – Pakistani couple face death by stoning threat after conviction for adultery – or American lynchings.
Yet when you see a video of the guy holding the sign, he’s not some demon. He’s a confused, repressed gay man parroting things his pastor told him. Weak thoughts come from weakened minds. Though the message is powerfully offensive, it’s coming from powerless people. Put a bunch of powerless people together, though, and it can become dangerous.