Right-wing Christian activist Dave Daubenmire told the audience on his “Pass The Salt Live” webcast yesterday that he knew exactly why women became lesbians: They were just too ugly to attract men.
Daubenmire said that he was running errands recently when he was struck by the fact that “there are a lot of unattractive people in the world,” many of whom are women. Such women, Daubenmire believes, ultimately turn to lesbianism because they would never be able to find a man who would love them.
“I’m convinced of this,” Daubenmire said. “Some of the women that I see fighting for women’s rights would have a hard time finding a man … I look out at our sex-starved culture and the sex-starved nation in which we live and I would understand now why an unattractive woman might be drawn to an unattractive woman because, really, both of them probably, it’s hard to find a man to love them.”
The comments online run from variations on “I guess this means Dave is gay” to “No one chooses their orientation” to “His gaydar is broken” to “Let me tell you the names of some famous gorgeous lesbians.” Which is all a variation on “This guy is wrong and cruel.”
Really, he’s just a Christian bigot having a difficult time reconciling his faith-based hate with a more tolerant world so he’s grasping at straws.
He calls people ugly on the outside because the alternative is realizing he’s ugly on the inside.
(via Right Wing Watch)