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Americans For Truth About Homosexuality president Peter LaBarbera appeared on The Janet Mefferd Show yesterday to discuss the prospects of the pending Illinois marriage equality bill. As it usually does with LaBarbera the discussion quickly devolved from one about marriage equality to icky gay butt sex.

Update with audio. Thank you JoeMyGod.

LaBarbera: If you want to just think of how wrong homosexual so-called marriage is just ask yourself: how do two guys consummate their marriage? Yuck.

Mefferd: I’m sure they don’t like that question, Peter.

LaBarbera: Yes, they don’t like it and it’s because it’s absurd. The whole concept is absurd. It’s not marriage. You know one angle that I’m going to be writing about Janet is if you’ve got homosexual so-called marriage legalized you’re going to end up teaching gay sex-ed, there is no way around it.

LaBarbera: I believe it was on NPR in Boston after homosexual so-called marriage was legalized there, or forced by the courts, one I believe it was a teacher who said she was emboldened to talk more frankly about homosexuality in the schools in Massachusetts. Think about it, if a teacher is so-called married, say a guy, a male teacher is married to another man, so-called because of course it’s not really marriage, he gets to talk about that marriage in the classroom just as a normal heterosexual married person could talk about — you know a man could talk about his wife.

One has to wonder what Janet Mefferd's reaction would be if someone walked up to her and asked her what position she was in when she and her husband consummated their marriage. Funny enough, though Janet, I don't mind that question at all.

My husband and I consummated our marriage in a variety of ways. Sure, sex was involved just as any other loving couple is want to do. We didn't do the actual consummating on our wedding night. We were both exhausted and turned in about 11:00 p.m. That was okay though, we had been together for a dozen years before we were married and knew what it was all about. However, Janet, we don't cheapen our marriage by boiling it down to the single act of sex, no matter what you envision in your creepy narrow mind. We consummate our marriage continuously by affording each other mutual respect, maintaining our partnership in all matters of our home and life together, and indulging each other in the thousand little things that spouses do out of deep and abiding love. No amount of disparagingly calling what we have a "homosexual so-called marriage" lessens the fact that what we have is a real, legally binding marriage.

As for LaBarbera, he knows perfectly well how gay people have sex. He hasn't earned himself the nickname Porno Peter for nothing. Truth Wins Out founder Wayne Besen gave him the name Porno Pete for good cause.

A few years ago, I dubbed LaBarbera "Porno Pete" because of his bizarre fascination with naughty gay magazines and his penchant to go "undercover" at leather events and photograph naked men. It seems the sodomy-obsessed LaBarbera's strategy is for anti-gay activists to talk explicitly about gay sex and why it is an unbecoming, immoral "behavior" that undermines society.
That's right. Peter LaBarbera has suffered attending our events, going to our bars, and studying illustrated magazines depicting how our naked gay men get down with one another, all in the name of Jesus so you don't have to. Now that is some selfless bravery.

I don't know how Peter and Janet sleep at night, what with the worry I might mention my husband in passing. I might even do it in front of a child. My husband and I were actually married in front of children. I understand they are doing quite well at the sanitarium they were whisked off to right after the ceremony in 2004.

Clearly Porno Pete has problems, not least of which are the people who have no fear him and joyfully mock his sad little existence. I'll leave you all with the best in the business. Here is Dan Savage taking down LaBarbera in a video released last November. It is a thing of beauty.

Take it away, Dan.

Originally posted to Steven Payne on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 11:07 AM PST.

Also republished by Milk Men And Women and Angry Gays.

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