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  1. Joe Brummer
    September 24, 2007

    I often hear anti-gay folks say that homosexuality is no more or less a sin than adultery, gluttony, etc…So, could someone explain to me why I never see any Christians sporting shirts that say divorce is a sin?

  2. Jason
    September 24, 2007

    Because enough people get divorced and remarried that they just shake their heads and move on.

    Plus many of these evangelicals are remarried.

    That is one the defenses I have prepared if my Southern Baptist Grandmother ever lays into me about being gay. I have two cousins who both had more than one kid out of wedlock, and 3 other family members have been divorced. If I’m living a sinful lifestyle, I don’t appear to be the only one.

  3. Daniel Gonzales
    September 24, 2007

    He no doubt opposes the HPV vaccine.

  4. L. C. Burgundy
    September 24, 2007

    The Ukrainian comment makes me think this guy is more of a wacky crank than anything. Just plain wacky-wacky, not ex-gay Cameron-esque wacky. Fatal anal warts does have a certain cadence to it though, I’ll give him that.

  5. Daniel Gonzales
    September 24, 2007

    The fanny-pack also concerns me.

  6. Vi Agara
    September 24, 2007

    Seriously, they guy looks like one of them half brained goofy types. I mean who in their right mind would go out in public with a t shirt like that? Fringe candidate, dat.

  7. Jim Burroway
    September 24, 2007

    Just plain wacky-wacky, not ex-gay Cameron-esque wacky

    Are you suggesting that the two are necessarily mutually exclusive?

  8. Alex Blaze
    September 24, 2007

    OK, Fiddler on the Roof took place in the Ukraine, and all those girls, no matter what their “sin” was, waited till marriage for sex. They bid their time by singing songs and dancing in choreographed routines instead.

    Makes perfect sense. If our kids sing about matchmakers instead of having sex, they won’t get any anal warts.

  9. a. mcewen
    September 24, 2007

    what? no talk of “gay bowel syndrome?”

    mr. whatcott must be slipping.

  10. grantdale
    September 24, 2007

    Somebody please remind him that it’s obesity that is The public health concern.

    Even among Ukrainians, I don’t doubt.

    (Ukrainians???)

  11. Bene D
    September 24, 2007

    Bill Whatcott has his problems.

    He had a hard life, found Jesus and now makes life hard for others.
    Whatcott is his own worst enemy.

    Saskatchewan neo-conservatives know Bill has a few loose screws, and when you see them backing away, it’s a sure bet those bad drugs he indulged in back in the day are kicking back.

    He wound up on a clip on The Daily Show about a year ago.
    Bill needs attention like a fish needs water.
    I’m surprised given the amount he owes in CHRC fines he was allowed to register.

  12. Ken R
    September 24, 2007

    Take, for example, Bill Whatcott, a former teen prostitute who is running for mayor of Edmonton, Alberta on an anti-gay campaign.

    You know just because someone says they are a gay prostitute does not mean they are gay. I’ve heard of straight hustlers that have gay sex because of the easy money they can make. It’s a money issue so they can get the next fix on drugs. They were never gay to begin with.

    This according to 365gay:

    Whatcott has previously said that until he found God at the age of 18, he was a gay prostitute who turned tricks to support a drug habit.

    http://www.365gay.com/Newscon07/09/091607edmonton.htm

    So my question is this, was he really gay to begin with? Can he claim after his conversion he is now ex-gay even though it is suspect (IMO) he was gay in the first place? It sounds to me like he wasn’t but claims he was because he had sex with men in order to, again, get his fix.

    And turning to God at 18 makes you wonder how long he was out on the street supporting his habit. And by the picture he looks as if he hasn’t been 18 in quite a long time.

  13. Timothy Kincaid
    September 25, 2007

    Ken R,

    Ah, but you forget. In the language of anti-gay activism, you don’t actually have to have been gay to have “walked away from the homosexual lifestyle”. Cuz, ya know, there’s no orientation only behavior.

    And one article gave his age as 39.

  14. Ken R
    September 25, 2007

    Ah, but you forget. In the language of anti-gay activism, you don’t actually have to have been gay to have “walked away from the homosexual lifestyle”. Cuz, ya know, there’s no orientation only behavior.

    And you don’t actually have to have been a conservative Christian to have “walked away from the bigoted conservative Christian lifestyle”. Cuz, you know, there’s no orientation only behavior.

    I wish they wouldn’t keep saying its not a choice when it is! ;)

    And one article gave his age as 39.

    Damn, time hasn’t been kind to him. He’s younger than me. I guess anti-gay activism puts quite a few years on a person.

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