Yet gay activists in the West tend to side with Leftists who consider resistance to jihad terror to be “Islamophobia.” Suicidal short-sightedness. When Pamela Geller and I ran ads in San Francisco calling attention to Islamic law’s mistreatment of gays, the San Francisco city council denounced not the persecution of gays in Muslim countries, but our ads. Theresa Sparks, a transgender, led the charge. See also Chris Stedman, a gay activist who has written articles denouncing us for daring to call attention to Islamic mistreatment of gays. Also, when Pamela Geller was invited by a gay activist who is on her side to write an article about Islam’s mistreatment of gays for the Advocate, it was rejected. The gay movement is obviously firmly in the Leftist camp, and the Left generally considers resistance to jihad terror to be “Islamophobia.”
“Posters threatening gays with death appear in Turkish capital,” AFP, June 7, 2015:
ANKARA: A Turkish Islamist group has pinned posters to walls and posts in the capital Ankara threatening gays with death, adding to concerns over growing intolerance against homosexuals in the country, an AFP correspondent said Tuesday.
The appearance of the posters in Ankara comes just over a week after Turkish police prevented Istanbul’s annual gay pride march – a successful tradition in the last years – from going ahead and used water cannon against activists who showed defiance.
“Should those who practice the foul labor and adhere to the practice of the people of Lot be killed?” said the posters that appeared in the Turkish capital overnight.
The prophet Lot, who features in the Old Testament and the Koran, is decried by many Muslims for failing to halt the decline of the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, which was blamed on the sexual preferences of their inhabitants.
A hitherto low-key Islamist group called the Young Islamic Defense claimed responsibility for the poster campaign through a Twitter account @islamimudafaa, saying it was trying to “respond to the immoral actions” of lesbians, gays and bisexuals.
The poster showed an image of a past gay pride march in Istanbul and the group said it was seeking to respond to such events.
The group said that the phrase used was a hudud – an Islamic concept – from the Koran.
Anti-riot police in Istanbul used teargas and fired rubber pellets to disperse thousands of participants in the city’s Gay Pride march on June 28, with the authorities saying the event had not received the proper authorization.
Activists said that the authorities had tried to justify the ban by saying such an event could not take place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.…