Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Video: Subtle homophobia can be more successful than outright bigotry

From time to time, I like to observe anti-LGBTQ propaganda put out by the religious right. The more sophisticated groups don't always call us out by name or openly accuse us of creating dire situations. In some cases, like the video (from the Liberty Counsel in 2014) seen below, anti-LGBTQ propaganda employs the ultimate in dehumanization - not mentioning the queer community but throwing out dog whistles in a manner so polite that is is almost difficult to detect. The video isn't saying that the queer community stands in the way of families. It is simply hinting on it enough for its supporters and those in the middle to be convinced:

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