HRC Spanks Ken Buck for “Choice” Remark After Utter Silence on Valerie Jarrett

By: Sunday October 17, 2010 7:00 pm

The Human Rights Campaign, reliable lapdogs for the Obama White House and their lack of progress on LGBT issues, bothered to chastise GOP Senate candidate in Colorado Ken Buck — on Sunday! — for his remarks on NBC’s Meet the Press that being gay was a “choice.”

 

Obama Aide Jarrett: Dead Gay Teen Made a “Lifestyle Choice”

By: Wednesday October 13, 2010 5:45 pm

To hear how far out of the mainstream the Obama White House is, just listen to senior adviser Valerie Jarrett describe her conversation with the parents of suicided gay teen Justin Aarberg, and her description of Justin having “made a lifestyle choice.”

Late Night: Homophobes Use Print Media to Blame the Victims in Gay Teen Suicides

By: Tuesday October 12, 2010 8:00 pm

The fact that remarkably similar “blame the victims” pieces have appeared in two separate publications, one with a national focus and reach, within a week of each other, makes me wonder if there isn’t a coordinated sub rosa push by homophobic groups to use this version of “blame the victims” as their standard defense when called to account for making these gay kids’ lives so miserable that they felt taking their own lives was the only option left them.

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