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Britain First attacks ‘Blind Date’ for including lesbians, attacks ISIS for killing gays

Joseph McCormick July 8, 2017
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Far-right group Britain First has criticised dating programme ‘Blind Date’ for including lesbians in its revival.

But strangely, the group has previously attacked ISIS for persecuting and killing gay people.

In a Facebook post, the group wrote, all in caps naturally: “POLITICAL CORRECTNESS: BLIND DATE TO FEATURE FIRST-EVER LESBIAN ROUND TO TIE IN WITH LONDON PRIDE 2017!”

The group previously referred to ISIS as “ANIMALS” for throwing gay men from buildings.

Britain First attacks ‘Blind Date’ for including lesbians, attacks ISIS for killing gays

Followers of the page seemed fairly perplexed by the idea of lesbians appearing on the show, which was brought back with Paul O’Grady as host.

One wrote: “If they want to be lesbian’s, fine, but why should it be pushed down everyone else’s throat like it is normal, which it isn’t. Personally it turns me up but I accept that some people are born this way.”

And another added: “Remind me to miss it next will have cross dressers wanting to appear on the show.”

A third asked: “So how long before they have, wheelchair, dwarfism, downs syndrome, parkinsons, etc blind date”.

A user questioned: “Why? What someone dose in their own privacy is their choice why should it be pushed on to the rest of the people?

“Think about why are there male and females of every species on earth? Nature relies on this to keep life going. Nothing wrong in wishing to be with your own sex if that is the way you feel but why must it be forced on those who don’t agree with you?”

Others defended the show, saying it was a “great idea” to feature same-sex couples.

People responded to the question about whether disabled people should be allowed on the show to say: “Not long hopefully! And I hope it ruins your week!”

The hit show, which was presented by Cilla Black for 18 years before it was cancelled in 2003, historically featured one participant choosing a date from three people of the opposite gender.

Britain First attacks ‘Blind Date’ for including lesbians, attacks ISIS for killing gays

But in its new incarnation – which started two weeks ago on Channel 5 – viewers will be able to see competitors from across the LGBT community.

And on Saturday, after what is set to be the biggest Pride in London Parade ever, the programme will feature LGBT contestants for the first time.

In the second block of the episode, you’ll meet Alice, a 29-year-old Celine Dion superfan who’s looking for lesbian love among the three ladies on the other side of the panel.

Paul O’Grady this week said that Strictly Come Dancing would never feature a same-sex couple.

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