By Jack Minor
A new study that claims opposition to homosexuality means a person probably is a closet homosexual is nothing more than a rehash of propaganda used in the 1970s, according to a former liberal who now warns of the “gay” agenda.
“This is so old-hat, they were saying this in the 1970s when I was a liberal progressive. This was standard indoctrination talking points about homosexuality even back then,” said Linda Harvey, founder of Mission America. “This has been around for 40 years and they are now bringing it back around.”
Science Daily reports a new study says “homophobia is more pronounced in individuals with an unacknowledged attraction to the same sex and who grew up with authoritarian parents who forbade such desires.”
Netta Weinstein, a lecturer at the University of Essex and the study’s lead author, says people who identify themselves as straight “may be threatened by gays and lesbians because homosexuals remind them of similar tendencies within themselves.”
Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality says the story is nothing more than junk science on steroids.
“Before it became ‘normalized’ and politically correct it was studied. In a healthy society pathology is studied but now everything has flipped and they are trying to make it so those who study homosexuality are the sick ones,” he said.
The article says the fact that “homophobes” are closet homosexuals explains the cause behind much of the bullying directed against “gays” and lesbians. It says media reports of these incidents claim the attackers perceived a threat from homosexuals and “people in denial about their sexual orientation may lash out because gay targets threaten and bring this internal conflict to the
This article originally appeared on: http://www.wnd.com/2012/04/anti-gay-means-youre-a-closet-homosexual/