It's a well-established fact that you can catch gayness from watching movies, so my heart goes out to poor Paul Chesser of the John Locke Foundation, whose fragile psyche must be wrestling with a moral dilemma of epic proportions. Should he drink the Puppetmaster's libertarian kool-aid of personal freedom and liberty, or should he fight back against the dark side and punish those who would dare expose high-school students to the evils of homosexuality. For those who haven't had the pleasure of reading Paul's discourses on the risks of gayness, you can find his stories here. He's the go-to guy for all things gay at JLF, and it's a miracle he's still a red-blooded breeder.
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Paul's latest punditry takes school administrators at the Governor's School West to task for showing a film that a CNN reviewer found nauseating. I haven't seen the film, and I'll bet Paul hasn't either, but that's no reason not to write a whole column about its horrors.
RALEIGH — An official with the Department of Public Instruction told a parent in 2004 that "homosexuality would not be a topic of instruction" at the Governor's School of North Carolina, yet despite that assurance, the onsite director at the Winston-Salem program allowed a seminar last year entitled "The New Gay Teenager."
Meanwhile, the Governor's School West today is scheduled to show the 1998 film "American History X," which reportedly depicts a brutal homosexual prison rape scene, is filled with violence, nudity, sex and profanity, and was called by a CNN reviewer "one of the most nauseatingly violent films I've ever seen." Governor's School is attended by some of the state's most intellectually gifted 15- to 17-year-olds.
W. David Mills, section chief for the Exceptional Children Division which oversees the six-week summer program for gifted students, told Carolina Journal earlier this month that his promise not to hold the gay-teen seminar came in response to a parent whose child attended the 1997 Governor's School West.
The mother, whose son had embraced homosexuality during that time period, contacted division officials in 2004 over concerns about instruction and films that had been shown in 1997. She said her son saw the 1988 film "Torch Song Trilogy" while attending Governor's School, which she said helped influence him favorably toward the lifestyle. The mother and DPI officials could not determine whether the school showed the R-rated movie or if students viewed it elsewhere while in attendance.
The mother, who was granted anonymity for this article because of the sensitive nature of her relationship with her son, said a seminar in 1997 also promoted the gay lifestyle, although officials did not confirm that. She blamed Governor's School for pushing him into the adoption of a homosexual identity.
"The school had exposed him to gay doctrine," the mother told CJ in an email message, "and encouraged him to explore homosexuality and homosexual issues, without offering any alternatives to homosexuality or presenting the ex-gay perspective."
I hope Paul Chesser never has to actually watch the movie himself, because I just know the devastating effect it would have. The world as we know it truly is deficient in offering any alternatives to homosexuality. The risk of a gay Puppet would be far too high.
Good luck, Paul. Stay strong.
PS For the record, this is not a movie I would want to see and I would be totally pissed if my 15-year-old daughter were forced to watch it in school. According to Wikipedia it is a violent and disturbing portrayal of neo-Nazi sub-culture. Too bad Paul couldn't bring himself to be obsessed with the real problems in the movie instead the 'gay' thing.