There is a twisted logic being spewed across the airwaves in this country as anti-gay, right-wing propagandists endlessly insist the worst thing you can do to help gay kids is to support them. These propagandists would have us believe that if it weren’t for the so-called “loving” admonitions of religious conservatives, LGBTQ Americans would be executing a secret plan to take away the rights of everyone else and recruit as many young people as they can to their “side.” While some may just roll their eyes at the sheer lunacy of this (lack of) logic, as Rev. Cody J. Sanders points out both on this week’s State of Belief and in a recent Religion Dispatches article in response to the suicide of 17-year-old Josh Pacheco, this right-wing rhetoric has deadly consequences and needs to stop. Now. Click here for extended interview video and transcript.

 

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