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Colbert: Gays Should Come With a Warning Label

Posted on Jun 15, 2007

Stephen Colbert takes on Bush’s nominee for surgeon general, Dr. James Holsinger, who has argued that homosexuality is a disease that can be cured.

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By Douglas Chalmers, June 20, 2007 at 3:05 pm Link to this comment

Quote #78932 by ctbrandon on 6/18 at 8:08 am: “...Whats the big deal? homosexuality isnt a disease, its a choice…!”

Without criticising either of those concepts, it is still a hormonal if not genetic disposition for some if not most.

To add an extra dimension, with lesbians for example, there is just not the attraction to motherhood that so-called normal women have. Neither do they get the buzz that straight women do from being around babies or young children ...again a hormonal reaction.

You could say it is similar with gay guys who just don’t equate women with sexual arousal. Of course, bi-sexual is bi-sexual, whatever that means in terms of arousal in the hormonal sense which is what underlies our responses on eway or another.

Wahtever it is, it is not something which those people should feel guilty about (or be made to feel guilty!). It is just their normal hormonal reaction as regards the way they have been programmed. Again, that doesn’t mean that they are unable to make choices but they shouldn’t have to make the kind of choices that are abnormal by totally ignoring their own inner selves merely for the sake of some other peoples’ imperatives.

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By Bukko in Australia, June 19, 2007 at 7:42 pm Link to this comment

Yes, Mike, I’ve heard that these male porn stars at Christian attractions are part of a secret testing program to check the effectiveness of the de-gayification of pastors who have strayed. The suspect pastors are made to take their congregations to the attractions, with plethysmographs (a device that measures, ahem, “male physical arousal”) hooked to them… smile

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By carlito paquito, June 18, 2007 at 10:28 am Link to this comment
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Thank god we have comedic voices like stephen colbert to give us a chuckle on the numskles running the show because that’s the only justice we’ll ever see.  What’s funny is how these numskles don’t realize we know it’s no longer about winning or losing—we lost, by proxy grant it, but win every single time in the truth and humor which in the final analysis leaves a much sweeter taste.  Kudos to Stephen!

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By ctbrandon, June 18, 2007 at 9:08 am Link to this comment

Whats the big deal? homosexuality isnt a disease, its a choice! Dont you all remember “choice day”? I think its around 4th grade. They take everyone to the gym, and then explain your two options.

1: You can choose to like the opposite sex, have children, get a good job, and generally be accepted by society.

2: You can choose to like the same sex, never have kids, be blamed for everything from the destruction of the church to aids, and be insulted and abused for the rest of your life.

I remember it took me a while to decide, but I went with being straight. One of the boys in our group chose to be gay, so we beat him up by the flag pole after school and took his culture club lunch box.

Anyways, I am glad someone is working on a cure for gayness. Now if we could just get a cure for being black, poor, or non christian, this country could get back to being the nation of freedom that we once were!!!!



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By Bukko in Australia, June 18, 2007 at 12:07 am Link to this comment

Mike, isn’t that the male porn actor who modeled as Adam at the new Creationist museum in Kentucky? I’ve heard their faces were red after that came to light…

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By Daddy Spike!, June 16, 2007 at 10:46 pm Link to this comment
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Wow a cure for a non-desease well maybe we can find one for the hetrosexuals. It sure would be a better world. No more str8women killing their husbancs no more str8men beating and raping their wives. No more police calls for domestic abuse. That cerftainly is a cure we could use.

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By RAE, June 15, 2007 at 8:25 pm Link to this comment

I hope those who sat in judgement of Holsinger’s suitability to hold the title “Doctor” are now hanging their heads in shame.

Isn’t it amazing how prejudice, ignorance, intolerance, bigotry and bias can negate everything that is taught in a million dollar education.

And to Mike Mid-City, if that’s YOUR body, here’s MY number… 555-6969.

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