Supporters of Anchorage Proposition 5 have expressed outrage at an offensive cartoon ads opponents have been using to gin up opposition to the passage of the measure, which would protect LGBT people from discrimination in Anchorage. The most outrageous of the ads is this one:
But that one is not that much more offensive than:
The ads opposing Proposition 5 depict unacceptably offensive and intentionally stigmatizing and distorted cartoons of gay and transgender individuals. Such dehumanizing stereotypes do not represent the values we share as a community.
--former Gov. Tony Knowles