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Gay banners after Katrina

Timothy Kincaid

September 4th, 2012

Hurricane Isaac has reminded the anti-gays about Katrina and the damage that she caused. They seem to think Katrina was God sending his wrath against Teh Gheys and Southern Decadence.

So here’s a picture to cue them that if God was doing some smiting, they’ve miscalculated about his target. This is Rampart Street after hurricane force winds blew through. You may notice what banners are still hanging perfectly.

(picture courtesy of BTB reader Jim Hlavac)



Lindoro Almaviva
September 4th, 2012 | LINK

Can we please be able to make this pic as big as the original?

Timothy Kincaid
September 4th, 2012 | LINK


I’m not sure how it works on all browsers, but try this:

click on the picture once and it will go to a page with just the picture called “rampart”

click on the picture again and it should fill your screen

click one more time and it should enlarge to full size

September 4th, 2012 | LINK

Thanks, Timothy. I didn’t know about resizing the picture so you have made me a tad more competent with my computer.

Rich Poppen
September 4th, 2012 | LINK

Did I misunderstand your post, or should the headline be “Gay banners after Isaac”? This is after the most recent hurricane, right?

Timothy Kincaid
September 4th, 2012 | LINK

No, Rich, this is after Katrina.

It’s a bit late, but because of all the “God’s gunna get ’em with Isaac, jus’ like He dee-id with Katrina” comments coming from some of the intellect-challenged on the religious spectrum, I thought it appropriate.

Rich Poppen
September 5th, 2012 | LINK

Ah, got it. It was the present tense in “what banners are still hanging properly” that misled me.

Jim Hlavac
September 6th, 2012 | LINK

I took the picture five days after Hurrican Katrina — but the usual nonsense about hurricanes and gays made be bring it to BoxTurtle’s attention on the anniversary of the first storm. I’m told that Hurricane Isaac did not interrupt this year’s Southern Decadence whatsoever.

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