The usual for the “gay community” is to blame all their ills on someone else. If they die from aids/HIV, its because those of us that oppose their obscene perverted behavior has cause them to die before their time. Problem with that ideology is that it isn’t those that oppose their behavior; it is their perverted behavior from the start that is to blame. It ain’t rocket science people.
One of the most persuasive reasons for treating same-sex relationships with kid gloves is that we need to make amends for unfair institutional stigmatisation in the past. Negative thoughts have generated negative actions like employment discrimination, hate speech, and hate crimes.
And, according to research by researchers at Columbia University, reduced life expectancy.
In 2014 a landmark paper in the journal Social Science & Medicine showed that individuals who lived in communities with high levels of anti-gay prejudice had a shorter life expectancy — 12 years on average — compared with their peers in the least prejudiced communities.
The take-away was that prejudice kills. It was far more lethal than tobacco. While smoking reduced life spans by ten years, living in a prejudiced community cut 12 years off LGBT life expectancy. The author, Dr Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, acknowledged that people opposed to same-sex marriage did not “want to hurt people”. However, he continued: […]