The following is part one of our mini-series on Scientology's long-time stance against homosexuality, its discriminatory practices against gays within its ranks, and how founder L. Ron Hubbard's own early sexual "experiences" may have unduly affected his view on homosexuality.
Objection and Defection
Paul Haggis' (two-time Oscar-winning writer/director) now well-publicized defection from the Church of Scientology came about for numerous reasons.
As he outlined in his letter of departure: a) Haggis has two lesbian daughters and supports gay and lesbian rights, b) an employee of the San Diego church signed Scientology's name to a petition supporting California’s Proposition 8, which denied gay and lesbian couples the right to legally wed, c) he had expressed his displeasure to church spokesman Tommy Davis and been told something would be done but Haggis felt it had not, and d) Haggis claimed that his daughter Katy was ostracized by Scientologists after she revealed she was a lesbian.
Complete article at The Morton Report : http://bit.ly/qAJofO