Speaker Dan Savage, founder of the “It Gets Better” project, an anti-bullying campaign that has reached more than 40 million viewers with contributors ranging from President Obama to Hollywood stars, decided to be a bully with Christian children.
It isn’t that this is a shocker, Savage is a bigoted, agenda pushing SOB. Savage also writes a sex advice column called “Savage Love.” He happens to be a homosexual. He has many anger issues because there are people who don’t agree with the lifestyle he has. Savage, and his husband, were also guests at the White House for President Obama’s 2011 LGBT Pride Month reception. He was also invited to a White House anti-bullying conference.
Savage was supposed to be delivering a speech about anti-bullying at the National High School Journalism Conference sponsored by the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association. But it turned into an episode of Christian-bashing.
The first thing he told the audience was, ‘I hope you’re all using birth control,’” she told CitizenLink. “he said there are people using the Bible as an excuse for gay bullying, because it says in Leviticus and Romans that being gay is wrong. Right after that, he said we can ignore all the (expletive deleted) in the Bible.”
Students were expecting him to talk about bullying. But they also got an earful about birth control, sex, and Savage’s opinions on the Bible.
Here are my comments……. Savage showed himself to be what he is, a bully. Children are easy to pick on. Thanks, Dan for showing the way. The thing is, I can accept that people live differently than what I believe people should. Most rational people come to understand this shortly after they turn 12y/o or so…….
This child in a man’s body chose to berate children because of their beliefs. He mocked and ridiculed their beliefs and upbringing. He didn’t engage in thoughtful contemplation nor discussion. He bullied children. He explicitly stated, “there are people using the Bible as an excuse for gay bullying …..” Yes Dan, we know this…… people have used the Bible for many things. But, if he’d bother to take the time to read the Bible, he’d know this isn’t the teaching of the Bible nor Christianity.
I’ll try my best to not discuss the merits of this bigoted stupidity. But, here are my thoughts…….. I don’t agree with that particular lifestyle. But, it isn’t for me or anyone else to judge him. Savage chose his path, he lives with his choice, I don’t. Or, if it was nature, as many propose, then that’s what happened, it still isn’t my burden and I still don’t agree with it.
It boils down to this…. there isn’t a person out there who can tell me what I need to believe or not. There is no authority which could or should do so, save for the God Almighty.
If Dan Savage wants to show me the people who used the Bible as an excuse to bully him or anyone else, I’d be more than happy to show them the errors of their ways. If Dan Savage wants to cry about people not liking what he does, then I’d say he needs to quit bitching and get over it.
I smoke, I drink, people whine, people are aggressively angry towards me for doing so. I do a lot of other things which cause very angry reactions. You don’t fix the problem by bullying children.
Dan Savage is an asshole. Not because he’s gay, but, because he likes to bully children and Christians….. making him no better than the people he hates. Actually, it probably makes him a worse person, because he should know better. What a scumbag.