Christian Abuse of Gays

This post was sparked by the recent case of two gay men being denied lodging in a hotel because the hoteliers’ attitude to marriage: only married heterosexual couples have a right to a double bed in the hoteliers’ view.

In a joyful pluralistic society the hoteliers of course have a right to confine themselves to their own ideals in their bedroom. What has happened here is that they have sought to impose their own sense of values on others, in this case the two gay men. The UK 2010 Equality Act has made it quite plain that lodging are outside the area of personal privacy of the owners of those lodgings.

The judge ruled against the hoteliers, though he has given them leave to appeal. Looking at the commentary in the article (linked above) it seems very unlikely that the appeal will succeed.

I see this event as a small step in the direction of eliminating the oppression that such people seek to impose on the rest of us.

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About notoreligion

I was a victim of religious predators as a child. I am here to oppose their ongoing evil.
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2 Responses to Christian Abuse of Gays

  1. Vicky says:

    All people gay, black, rich, poor, liars, etc need to be treated humanely. I believe that the Jewish followers of Jesus wanted social justice for the world. I have discovered a new book that shows how this social justice message was covered up by His Gentile followers. The church has blinkered its past. It’s no secret that Jesus strove to bring in the kingdom of justice here on earth and his followers implemented it in the communal society we read about in Acts 2:44-47. The church’s dirty secret is that the Jewish followers of Jesus continued to hold his vision dear, later influencing such sects as the Bogomils and even, according to their own oral traditions, the Doukhobors. After exterminating the Jewish followers of Jesus, the church’s historians buried this history of justice-seeking but an author by the name of Lawrence Goudge has exhumed their story and presented it in ‘Cover-Up: How the Church Silenced Jesus’s True Heirs.’ This book does the world a great service by illuminating for the first time this vital part of the history of social justice. I found it at http://tinyurl.com/69cazll.

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