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Being shocking is nothing new for gay activism. For a victim-based industry, that is always trying to ride on the bloodstained coattails of the Civil Rights movement, it regularly manages to be the aggressive oppressor.
Now, in a vile attempt to cash in on the racial unrest in Ferguson and the tragic death of Michael Brown, gay activist company FCKH8.com releases a video exploiting black children who are supposedly from Ferguson. Accusing all white people of being racist and clueless, the children, in a superbly slick production, deliver a racist rant only liberals could be okay with. Well, not all liberals. FCKH8.com is hawking t-shirts for $13. And a whopping $5 (allegedly) goes to “charities that are fighting racism.” One such charity, Race Forward, doesn’t want anything to do with this particular racist campaign. The “racial justice” organization quickly distanced itself and rejected any donation from FCKH8 on Facebook. This is such rich irony considering Race Forward is the publisher of a devoutly race-baiting online blog, Colorlines, that posted its dislike of this gay activist outfit’s attempt to capitalize. Colorlines criticizes the video saying: “There’s an entire economy around black death—and this ad campaign illustrates it all too well.”
Wow! I actually agree with Colorlines. Let that be one incredibly rare occasion. And the economy built around black death is today’s “civil rights movement” and/or the abortion industry. Take your pick. Either one promotes the other. Colorlines, as most liberal efforts, doesn’t realize it’s own contradictions as it is adamantly pro-abortion and denounces anyone who illuminates the devastating impact of abortion in the black community (which occurs at rates 5 times higher than in the majority population). The online race blog has maliciously and absurdly attacked me, in the past, for creating the TooManyAborted.com initiative (see here, here, here, and here).
Ferguson needs healthy dialogue about what can bring healing to their community, not opportunists who only want to pour emotional gasoline on a volatile fire. FCKH8’s pathetic attempt reminds me of how distant the efforts of America’s Civil Rights Era are from today’s LGBTQXYZ activists’ efforts. Martin Luther King would’ve been called a bigot, a homophobe, and a hater by most of today’s social-media savvy, so-called “equality” activists. This year is the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Racism, according to the civil rights icon, had one solution. I created a video to capture his powerful words that mainstream media will never repeat and FCKH8 would clearly reject. Every human life is precious, regardless of color, gender, or perceived/actual “sexual orientation”.
(WARNING: The following links prove devolution is the force that, too often, guides our humanity. The language and the demand to cease all critical thinking are explicit and appalling).
Who exactly is FCKH8.com? The effort gained prominence in 2010 when it released a slew of raunchy promos demanding “gay marriage” equality while treating a large number of people like excrement. None of the leading gay rights organizations denounced Luke Montgomery, the founder of the obscenely named group. Many of them have praised gay activists just like him (e.g. Dan Savage) for taking the same venom-spewing approach.
Much of gay activism reveals its shallowness and allegiance to dishonesty, as it hypes false statistics and cries “homophobia” anytime anyone calls them out for their own factophobia. Mainstream media, content with merely regurgitating instead of investigating, ensures the public doesn’t get an accurate picture of, well, anything. Name the issue—conservatism, abortion, fundamental Islam, “gun control”, illegal immigration, adoption, government corruption, multiculturalism, homosexuality, civil rights history, liberalism, racism—the gatekeepers of information are constantly keeping the gate closed to the truth.
This is what happens when today’s thought influencers value advocacy over accuracy, opinion over objectivity, and agenda over actuality. In the end, racism is not only a vile ideology; it’s an industry that makes its hucksters (gay or straight) very, very wealthy.
Ryan Bomberger is the co-founder and chief creative officer of the Radiance Foundation.