Friday, December 13, 2013

''You Down with LGBT' rap and video should be required viewing' and other Friday midday news briefs

This absolutely SWEET pro-lgbt rap song and video courtesy of the Planned Parenthood Los Angeles’ Peer Advocate program is the right panacea to the notion that rap and hip-hop are naturally homophobic genres. And it serves to remind us about a necessary point that many of us in the lgbt community tend to forget. Sometimes we give in to stereotypes when allies in the communities we stereotype have NO ONE listening to their voices. Let's pay attention to our invisible communities as much as we pay attention to our "appointed" communities. 

In other news:

YouTube Bans Teen Homophobe For Life - Just how homophobic do you have to be as a teenager to be banned from youtube for life? Talk about your double dubious "honors." 

 Bob Newhart, don't become the next Kirk Cameron! - Pay attention to this situation. It looks like it's going to blow up like a volcano any minute. 

 Indiana Bishops: Support Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment For The ‘Well-Being Of Children’ - And here we go again with the "won't someone think of the children" excuse. 

 India ‘goes gay for a day’ to protest gay sex ban - Way to go folks in India! 

 28 Heartwarming Photos Of Indians Being #GayForADay To Protest The Ban On Same-Sex Intercourse - More about this protest from Buzzfeed, including pictures.

Bryan Fischer forgets what the Bible says about pride

It seems to me that Bryan Fischer is so adept on the Biblical verses which speaks about the so-called sin of homosexuality that he forgot the one about pride going before a fall:

Now Bryan. How can you be the "truth detector" when you are already the bullshit artist?