Woe to you — from the gay community — if you dare to point out Muslim persecution of gays. When Pamela Geller and I ran ads highlighting the mistreatment of gays in Islamic law, the San Francisco City Council issued a resolution condemning not that mistreatment, but our ads. Gay advocates such as Theresa Sparks and Chris Stedman attacked us for daring to call attention to the institutionalized mistreatment of gays under Islamic law. Their gay advocacy doesn’t extend to standing up to Sharia oppression of gays, even though that oppression is far more virulent and violent than anything from “right-wing extremists” in the U.S. And you can’t blame them: given the Leftist/jihadist alliance, it’s clear that if they spoke out against Islamic mistreatment of gays, they would no longer be invited to the best parties, and might even be branded as “right-wing.” Their moral cowardice and duplicity, however, are obvious.
Even in non-Sharia states, Sharia is enough of a cultural hangover for incidents like this to happen: “Eight Men Jailed For Appearing in Egyptian ‘Gay Wedding’ Video,” International Business Times, November 1, 2014 (thanks to The Religion of Peace):
Eight men have been jailed for appearing in an alleged same-sex wedding video in Egypt.
The men were each sentenced to three years in prison for the crime of “inciting debauchery”, after being filmed in the wedding video on a boat on the Nile.
The clip, posted online as @Egypt’s first gay wedding@, shows two men exchanging rings and embracing while friends cheer.
In September, a statement from the office of Egypt’s chief prosecutor denounced the video as “shameful to God” and “offensive to public morals”.
Egypt does not have a specific law making homosexuality illegal. But the men who appeared in the video were arrested last month and “tested” for homosexuality. It’s not clear what the homosexuality test involved, although it is thought to be an invasive anal examination.
This video has led to eight men being prosecuted.
Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat said the video violated public decency. But the charity Human Rights Watch have said that anal examinations violate international standards against torture.
The verdict is the latest in a crackdown against gay people by Egyptian authorities.
Earlier this year, an Egyptian court convicted four men of committing homosexual acts and sentenced them to up to eight years in prison.
Police arrested the men for holding parties allegedly involved homosexual acts, although the men were actually found wearing women’s clothes and make-up.
Three of the four men received eight years, while one received three years with hard labour.
In 2011 a high profile trial of 52 men accused of being gay caught international attention and drew criticism from rights groups. Twenty-three of them were sentenced to up to five years in prison, while the rest were acquitted.