As a writer for the LGBT community, I have never seen such ugliness in all my life. I have never seen so many Christians become these little evil demons spreading seeds of hatred all over the net. They feel safe because they're hidden behind a computer screen, but what happens when they blast their hatred up on a public post? What do their family and friends think of their bigotry? Well a Kingston college professor found out the hard way when he posted,
"It's the queers they should be hanging, not the flag!"
Later Coupland posted “I have to get off Facebook for awhile. I’ve been called into work and told to bring a representative re; my comments on FB. Please pray for me and my job ….” (Sic)
Coupland’s Facebook profile has since been deleted.
The posts came within days of SLC Brockville unveiling its new Rainbow Way on July 14.
“Rainbow Way is the newly painted pathway on the Brockville campus that celebrates our LGBT staff and students and is a visual representation of the College’s inclusive community,” the SLC Facebook post said.
Kelly Wiley, director of marketing and communications at SLC, spoke to the Whig-Standard on behalf of the school. She said the school received a complaint about Coupland’s post, but did not say if it came from a fellow staff member or a student.
“We are aware of the situation,” Wiley said. “We’re currently conducting an investigation … because this is a personnel matter I really can’t comment further about the complaint, nor about anything beyond the fact that we are doing an investigation.”
In an email to the Whig-Standard, Coupland did not wish to speak about the investigation.
“Let me get through my meetings with the College on Monday and Tuesday,” Coupland wrote. “I’ll probably get back to you after then.”
Wiley said SLC has its own set of policies and code of conduct that will be reviewed during the investigation. “We have several policies that apply to the conduct of our employees,” Wiley said. “This includes the fact that we adhere to the Ontario Human Rights Code, we also have harassment policies, a policy around outside activities of college employees, and our collective agreement.
“Those are all policies that certainly guide the conduct of our employees, and are going to be part of this investigation.”
The Ontario Human Rights Codes, enacted in 1962, prohibits the discrimination of people based on their sexual orientation amongst 13 other protected grounds. Wiley said Coupland is still employed at SLC.-----read more here. Courtesy of The Province
Chris Weiss Trancell. She had given me some Scripture to read, telling me that I was going to hell due to my lifestyle. When I showed her my interpretation of the Scriptures, she said I was "cherry picking" -- even though I was giving her the original derivation of the written text. She wanted no part of it, so I tried ending the argument with one of those, "We'll have to agree to disagree," type of peace offerings, but she snapped, making lewd comments about sexual acts and how homosexuality is, or thought-to-be in her mind. Chris got upset and said something totally bizarre that had nothing to do with the topic. She said, "What, you don't like penis in anuses or in mouths? Dildos? Let's get real. Apparently too vulgar? But that is homosexual sex." I knew right there that there was some sort of mental disability or regression that I wasn't willing to entertain. That's something for the professionals to deal with. But what would make a 'seemingly' nice older lady lash out so violently like that? First of all, people's misconceptions about homosexual sex is way off. And the other thing is, why do these sort of people only think about sex when homosexuality is the topic? They don't see two women being lifetime companions or two men growing old with one another. When heterosexual couples get married, they think about them being together, having children and growing old together. They rarely bring up sexual acts or whatever they prefer behind closed doors. That's their business.
It's also our business.
But, we already know who won. Love won. We have won the fight over these bigoted people's fight to shove us back into the closet. They want to hide the true meaning of the Biblical scriptures and make sure that we never speak again. They want to discriminate and call it "freedom of religion" and kick us out of their businesses and/or refuse medical emergency procedures on us, if they do know that we're gay. This world is getting uglier and uglier by the minute and it's not going to stop. The conservatives are angry and they want revenge for humans having equal rights. They better get to know God more, because what they're doing is the devil's work.
Love one another.
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