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December 13, 2005

gay activist Besen reacts to hc ads

Exgay headhunter extraordinaire Wayne Besen reacted yesterday to new ads launched by Exodus International. The ads raise awareness to the illogical addition of so called sexual orientation to current hate crimes legislation.

Besen, in typical frothing fashion, tells anyone, everyone who will listen to him (all 23 of them) how much he loathes exgays. Examples of Besen's highly evolved gotchas are stunning. As best I can tell, Besen objects to the ads for the following reasons:

1. He doesn't like them. "This abusive ad is disgusting and vomit-worthy".
2. He thinks they are not true. "It is also false advertising."
3. He doesn't like Randy Thomas, either. "Maybe Thomas is upset because he doesn't have a sexual orientation."
4. Exgay American citizens should not get involved in politics. "What I find particularly disturbing is the heavy "ex-gay" involvement in federal politics."

That's all folks.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

"Wayne Besen" repeatedly employs
name calling and labeling, mockery and sarcasm, generalizations,
stereotypes and double standards as he introduces one allegation and false claim after another.

His central claims are that sexual orientation change is a myth, that there are absolutely no means of effecting change, and that everyone who claims to have experienced change is either lying or deluded.

He repeatedly makes completely unsupported allegations and uses
anecdotes and hearsay to support his claims as though they were proven fact, then criticizes his opponents for supposedly having insufficient data or substandard studies to support their claims.

He dismisses all evidence that counters his views (or more often, declines to mention
that such evidence even exists) but accepts unquestionably any and all information that bolsters his position.

He is the king of the double standard, liberally applying methods that he turns around and decries as the epitome of hate and ignorance whenever he is the recipient rather than the purveyor of them.