Skip to main content

Yes, this is the go to reasoning that I am seeing more often coming from the right.

Damn gays are intolerant of my homophobia is what they really mean.

It goes along the same lines as the persecution of Christians when anyone question their talibangelical rantings.

It's the same thinking as women are equal ,but only when obedient; as soon as we start resisting we are sluts. What's sexist about that?  Goddamned feminazis.

It's the same reasoning as but but marriage equality will destroy marriage, that marriage equality will somehow adversely affect African Americans, admittedly I still have not got my head around that leap of illogic.

What they really object to and really cannot get their tiny little intellects around is:

That what freedom really means is the ability to be who you really are and to be accepted for so being.

Freedom is not wrapped up in a pile of your own irrational fears and self loathing that you wish to impose upon others.

Freedom is the opposite of intolerance.

I have been to many weddings and civil unions and they all tend to have a common theme, love, nothing more nothing less, is that so terrifying?

OK so I am oppressing them for wanting them to ignore what I am doing?

The mere fact that I couldn't give a damn what they do in their own lives is intolerant?

Merely asking for the right to be treated exactly the same as anyone else threatens them?

Now that is some leap of illogic.

Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags


More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site