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  1. Mister Fister 2 May 2013, 4:21pm

    Absolutely hilarious! This just goes to show that people can be clowns without dressing up in daft costumes and wearing a red nose.

    If I didn’t begrudge wasting the money I would be straight down to the corner shop to buy a packet of fags (pun intended).

    1. Well 100,000 people die each year in the UK alone from smoking, so what sort of gay sex is this guy having?

      1. Jane McQueen 2 May 2013, 9:23pm

        Maybe he’s trying to have gay sex with crocodile’s i can imagine that would be a bit risky

  2. The idiocy and bigotry of this would be merely annoying if they at least made their stupid arguments in an interesting way. But this video isn’t even funny. It carries this smug self-satisfied tone but it’s the most poorly-conceived, illogical comparison you could draw. It doen’t make any sense in comedy terms. It’s just baaaaaad.

  3. Soooo I should give up homosexuality and take up smoking instead? But homosexuality is so much more fun!

    Seriously though, what has this guy been smoking to come up with stuff like this? Whatever it is he needs to lay off it for a while!

  4. Now make a video with children starving and leaving at the streets ! Maybe homo as more dangerous then a kids living by their own and bagging for money!

  5. 3 times more dangerous, please quantify how. Once again an unsubstantiated load of rubbish pushed out as fact by people who do everything based on faith.

    I wish there was a way we could call them out on these lies. They are simply trying to create fear in the hearts of average people who don’t know what to believe.

  6. I think you’ll find that centuries of religiously-inspired conflict around the globe has resulted in millions of deaths. As far as I know, gay people don’t start wars, they don’t try to dictate to others how to live their lives, etc,etc,etc. This constant noise from the christian Taliban is what’s known in medical circles as a ‘death rattle’. They should be allowed to fade into history, where they belong.

  7. Nawal Husnoo 2 May 2013, 5:11pm

    Back in reality:

    Back in reality:

    The numbers they quote for the death of gay/bi men is based on a population that was deeply affected by AIDS in the 1980s to 1990s.

  8. Jock S. Trap 2 May 2013, 5:51pm

    What is apparently is that we have an adult teaching children how to be bigoted and discriminating by producing such negative propaganda.This is surely mental child abuse.

    If they chose to only see people by sexual activity why are they complaining about morals when clearly they have none themselves.

    As for the rest… what a load of poop!


  9. Jamie Caffiera 2 May 2013, 6:12pm

    When I grow up I want to be an obese teacher and talk crap all day.

  10. Welcome to America…
    It just so sad, that in an ”advanced’ country happens this.
    You don’t put cigarettes in children mouth. Where is the child protection in this country?

  11. Comparing homosexuality to smoking is pure idiocy. You can’t buy and consume sexual orientation as is the case with cigarettes. Oh, and yes…Mr. Glenn, if you really believe homosexuality is so dangerous, why don’t you buy yourself a condom?

  12. Dave North 2 May 2013, 7:18pm

    Ah so that’s why I have arteriosclerosis.

    Here was I stupidly believing my vascular surgeon that 30 years of 20 a day caused it when all along its because I’m gay.

    I stand corrected.

  13. This has been going round for years. There are plenty of obvious flaws with the original study.

    1) It compares same-sex partners in Denmark and Norway to married couples without controlling for fact same-sex partnerships have been around for far shorter period of time thus deaths of same-sex people will be skewed in favour of the “young” by the very nature of fact they are recent invention!!

    2) Compared hundreds of thousands of heterosexual people to… dozens, yes dozens, of LGB people. Not even weighted for 1% of population being gay.

    3) They used Washington Post and Washington Blade obituraries for comparisons. As if they represent the average population of either heterosexuals and LGB people!!!

    Makes me so angry people still quoting this stuff.

  14. James Campbell 2 May 2013, 7:22pm

    There are many areas of knowledge I know little or nothing about, including ‘the fashion industry’. A friend once mischievously put my name down at university to give a talk on the subject. Despite the fact that I saw the funny side, I refused, as I believe that one should only speak authoritatively about subjects that one understands. How I wish that others would follow this simple guide. Yet again we read about some bigoted dimwit holding forth about a subject they know sweet F all about. As for the self-styled ‘Westboro Baptist Church’ I have met with more rational individuals in a psychiatric unit.

  15. All of those dangerous diseases they cite are just as acquirable from straight sex. Its as if they are saying only homosexuals can get STD’s?

  16. Sebastian 2 May 2013, 9:58pm

    Maybe there’s a filter tip option/

  17. They have a semi-valid point here. LGBT and smoking are both different lifestyles, where do we get off discouraging and shunning one and fighting for tolerance of the other?

    1. Hunter, where do we get off trying to keep anal sex and gay marriage illegal? I think that’s OBVIOUSLY the more important question. How would most people feel if smoking were made illegal, and why isn’t it illegal already, and why didn’t these questions already occur to you, or the dolts who made this video?

      1. Furthermore, people are not born as smokers, Hunter. Try to keep up.

  18. Don Wilson 3 May 2013, 7:11am

    People die from second hand smoke. No one dies from a second hand bj.

  19. Yeah, i don’t think i’m gonna die by sleeping with my girlfriend. Just a guess, but i think i’m safe

  20. The fact is, anal sex is the sexual behavior that puts people at the highest risk for infection, due to the taught and non self lubricating nature of the inner anal flesh. Tiny tears are easy to get during anal sex, opening the inner tissue to infection. But here’s the important part that self congratulating, puritanical people like this blatantly ignore. ANAL SEX IS NOT “GAY SEX”, and not all gay people even use penetration for sexual pleasure, though the majority of all people, gay or straight, have had, or will have anal sex in their lives. Another fact is that 90% of those who have aids or HIV worldwide are heterosexual! Other facts: 96% of child molesters are men who identify themselves as heterosexual, who often have, or have had wives, the majority of child sex abuse victims are girls, and 98% of adults who rape children are men. So how does all that add up?

  21. Rudehamster 3 May 2013, 11:09am

    I had to turn it off before I punched my screen.

  22. Rudehamster 3 May 2013, 11:13am

    Just what is it with Christians? They are SO obsessed with what we do in bed, that they can’t stop talking about it and looking at gay porn in order to be ‘shocked’. Usually, this leads to being shocked at least eighteen times a day.

  23. Spiritbody 3 May 2013, 1:19pm

    If these people are against homosexuals on the grounds that STI/STD rates are higher in homosexuals (IF thats true), then they should be supporting gay marriage, as marriage promotes monogamy and less casual sex with many partners.

  24. douglas in canada 3 May 2013, 6:24pm

    Stupidity is also dangerous, as evidenced by those who made the vid.

    Religious stupidity seems to rank even worse, because they have removed logic from their thought processes.

    From what I can tell, every Christian I know has either died already or is going to die. Therefore, I claim that being a Christian is also dangerous to one’s health.

    (Stupid religious people – go eat yourselves to death)

  25. Barry William Teske 4 May 2013, 6:28am

    And the “Top 100 ‘God’s Terrorists’ of the last 100 Years” are…
    Submit your candidates and hope God cleans up its ‘flock’ soon.
    My 2nd choice is anyone who owns a gun in the name of ‘self defence’.
    My 1st choice is the US of A’s NRA.
    Crime stats are up.
    Hate and intolerance are crimes.

  26. Criminalise Christianity eh? Nope just criminalising hate – if hating is all your faith is about then why would we, the sensible majority, criminalise hurting people for your sense of self-righteousness ?

  27. Naomi Boisson 5 May 2013, 12:45pm

    Dear Christian

    If you really love a person you would accept them for what they are, not create a feeling of guilt and inadequacy as a human being – tell your child every day that you love him/her just the way they are . How is a child supposed to grow into a proud adult if they are not taught to be proud of who they are? Isn’t that actually what the Bible tells us? To love our fellow human beings as we love ourselves?

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