worth a read...

hellonwheels's picture

I admit, I am a bit guilty of hate mongering and prejudice myself, but I am working on that.

http://www.danoah.com/2011/11/im-christian-unless-youre-gay.html/3/

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jeff's picture

Hmm...

That's getting buzz lately because of this recent reply:

http://www.danoah.com/2012/04/a-teens-brave-response-to-im-christian-unl...

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elph's picture

A truly remarkable blog...

Everyone must read this "coming out" statement of a 15-year-old boy, who had been given a school assignment to write an essay commenting on the blog... the essay was also given to his homophobic mother:

http://www.danoah.com/2012/04/a-teens-brave-response-to-im-christian-unl...

This link is essentially the same as Jeff's (above)... but this one should take you directly to page 2 where the boy's essay can be found!

anarchist's picture

Well that's the very definition of mixed emotions.

My reaction to the mother was:

My reaction to the boy was happy. He was brave to come out in an essay, especially after his mother's obvious disapproval. It makes me feel like humanity has redeemed itself after his mother's beliefs.

My reaction to the mother's reaction was even stronger. I didn't know trolls could change. This makes me so happy to see a change for the better in someone so homophobic. Maybe my mother would also change if I told her that I'm gay. That isn't going to happen, though.

I can't help but smile from that. My faith in humanity has been restored.

anarchist's picture

Actually,

the mother sounds exactly like the mother from The Waterboy. She went from "homosexuality is the devil, Bobby Boucher," to "I don't care whether you're gay; I love you, and I just want you to be happy." That's pretty much the same exact person.

anarchist's picture

My happiness was ruined by the comments.

Apparently the majority of people who read that blog are evil Christians who hate homosexuals because it's "tradition" to do so and try to justify their homophobia by pointing out a few insignificant quotes from an ancient book that they don't even follow.