We're pretty accustomed to hearing middle-aged, married, conservative white guys spout off about how gay people are a perverse abomination and deserve to be shunned from society.
Boring! I mean, it’s easy to ridicule a disenfranchised and oppressed group when you have never been a part of something similar. And that’s to be expected, really. I mean, who can with a straight face mock a group simply fighting to be recognized as full human beings, if one has had a similar experience?
Rev. Keith Ratliff Sr., president of the Iowa-Nebraska chapter of the NAACP, that’s who.
Specifically, Rev. Ratliff said that gay people are hijacking the civil rights movement, and that “[d]eviant behavior is not the same as being denied the right to vote.”
Complete article at Change.Org : http://bit.ly/gWvHoz