A Gay Old Time

I've got a new piece, A Gay Old Time, up at The Guardian's Comment is free America about the homobigot goofball who testified in front of Congress re: DADT (and about whom Mustang Bobby blogged yesterday), Elaine Donnelly:
Elaine Donnelly, the president of the Centre for Military Readiness, whose primary qualification as an "expert" on gay military issues appears to be a pathological fear of being photographed naked by a lesbian, actually created more sympathy for gay service members as she stumbled through the questioning during a House Armed Services personnel subcommittee hearing this week, in which the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" military policy on homosexuality was being revisited.

…On behalf of soldiers "'who do have religious convictions," she argued they would be alienated by the "sexualized atmosphere" if forced to serve with gays and suffer their "introducing erotic factors" to the military.

She also raised the ominous specter of LGBTQI soldiers spreading "HIV positivity" through the ranks, in what one can only assume is a nefarious plot involving bare-backing members of Up with People.
Read the whole thing here.

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