In-Your-Face Gay Sexuality: America Is Not Ready

Shoving gay sexuality at unsuspecting prime time viewers–oh yeah, this will change gay marriage votes in our favor!

Adam Lambert’s performance at the American Music Awards on ABC drew about 1,500 irate complaints from prime time viewers. What could have possibly upset them?  Perhaps it was seeing Lambert ram a male dancer’s face into his crotch, or his open-mouthed male-to-male kiss, or his giving the audience the finger at the end of his performance.

In commenting about the controversy, Hollywood Today makes the snide assertion that gay conservatives are upset over the racy performance because they’ve been ‘conditioned’ by years of a don’t-ask-don’t-tell culture.  Apparently, the gay conservative need to ‘blend in’ has dulled our ability to appreciate vulgar, gay sexploits.

What our so very progressive brothers and sisters at Hollywood Today fail to comprehend is that most Americans don’t live in San Francisco.  And that includes gays and lesbians.  Bath house exhibitionism doesn’t play well in homes outside the metropolitan fleshpots.  And here’s another shocker:  gays and lesbians are multidimensional, living and thriving in numerous cultural environments.  Duh!  Our values are forged by many influences: family, religion, work, friends, class, race, ethnicity, gender, personal challenges, the list goes on.  Hopefully, most lesbians and gays are more than just counterculture consumers.

Bath House exhibitionism is a cause celebre we can ill afford at this point in our political history. Polls are showing that support for gay marriage is stagnating.  So why the hell, with so much at stake, are we frolicking round the bath house banner?

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