We are well into Pride Month 2023. It seems like every year, the push from the Left and the "Rainbow Mafia" grows stronger and more obscene. Meanwhile, some Americans have expressed frustration at being sidelined. This includes members of the "LGBTQIA+" community who are very unhappy about being lumped in with the militant "Rainbow Mafia," and who have been speaking against this forced association.
In his recent Glenn TV Friday Exclusive, Pride Propaganda, Glenn questioned, "Aren't there any gay people that are really bothered by this?" As it turns out yes, yes there are. Here is what three gay, VERY bothered, conservatives have to say:
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Let's start with Dave Rubin, host of The Rubin Report, who is well known for many things, the least of which is being a gay conservative (much to the dismay and confusion of the "Rainbow Mafia"). During a guest appearance on Glenn's show, Rubin discussed the Left's conflation of sexual orientation and ideology. Here's what he said:
They've separated human beings based on ideology having nothing to do with who they truly are.
The Left has presented simply "being gay" as an ideological stance that is incompatible with and even despised by other (typically right-leaning) ideologies. They frame being gay as meaning you have to be a part of the Rainbow Mafia—you have to believe what they believe or you are "not really gay." Rubin pointed out the problem with being defined by only one aspect of yourself, like your sexuality, saying:
You're not a free human being, you're actually a slave.
In Glenn's most recent podcast, he interviewed Spencer Klavan, author and Oxford Ph.D., on how Christians should fight back against the Rainbow Mafia. Klavan brought up an important point:
The loudest and the craziest voices are [the most] visible.
The Rainbow Mafia types are made out to be the majority—the unanimous voice of anyone in the LGBTQIA+ community—which conveniently means they can weaponize criticism towards them by labeling critics as homophobes. But in reality, many critics of the Rainbow Mafia are gay, including Klavan. In fact, Klavan mentioned that he:
[Speaks] every day to people that are just horrified by what's being done in their name.
Don't let the Left conflate one's sexual identity with being part of the Rainbow Mafia. Don't let them label the resistance to child mutilation and the forced adoption of gender ideology as "homophobic." As Klavan encouraged:
Stand up and say "not in my name."
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Douglas Murray is a British political commentator and author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Madness of Crowds, which takes on woke-culture head-on. Murray appeared in an interview with former Australian politician, John Anderson, where they discussed the incoherence of the existence of the LGBTQIA+ community. Murray asked the question:
Why would we be taking the individualism out of individuals and lumping them in these demonstrably incoherent bodies that don't even exist?
Good point. Why should we believe that people who happen to be gay all somehow fit neatly into a box? This method of categorization reduces an individual to one aspect of their identity, which is blatantly divisive, accentuating the minor differences between people rather than things held in common.
As demonstrated by these three quotes, there’s more to pride month than what rabid leftists and the mainstream media make it out to be. As Glenn explained on Glenn TV, pride month is not about gay rights or advocacy, it's a concept that been hijacked for money and political power.
"[Companies] are being held hostage by extremists and Wall Street," Glenn said. "Wall Street is looking for ESG scores, extremists are like 'you don't say gay, enough you don't celebrate transgender, well we're going to have to give you a low score.'"
This creates a monetary incentive for big corporations to reinforce the Left's crazy identity politics and treat "the gay community" as a monolith, instead of individuals. It is clear that real the objective here is to bind the so-called "gay community" as a political tool to be used by the Left.