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Rick Ross: Black Male Misogyny Enables White Prejudice, Promotes Inequality, and Damages Rights and Inclusion in Society

27 Jul

[Published 27 July, 2017]

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!!Warning!! This blog post is graphic in content and fighting talk about the malaise of Black male identity and misogyny.

The rapper, Rick Ross, is recently quoted as having said, that “women rappers would succumb to him… for sex, to feed his animalistic need for sex”. (Paraphrased)

[Pardon the vulgarity, but I very much want you to be disgusted in his and the others’ views and actions I mention here].

Ross did not say, whether he would force himself on a woman – to fuck her, and feed his desire to shoot his load inside her and/ or spread his insidious seed – but his comments, suggest that he would, regardless of her right to refuse him and say No! He has, in the past, however, condoned rape.

Much like the despicable, serial rapist, Bill Cosby – who regularly drugged women, in order to have sex them; and then denied doing so, telling the women he abused, that he would ruin them, if they ever spoke out against him – Ross is also a sexual predator.

Not only are Ross’ comments on the inclusion, abuse, and value of women within society and the music industry, clearly and blatantly sexist, but they represent the views of many delinquent Black males, who believe that women should be treated as lesser than men, as weaker, servants, dogs, and sex slaves.

This view offends me greatly. So let me start by saying that this is not on, and I ain’t having any of it!

Not withstanding the deliberate and continued oppression by the White elite, of PoC – it is Black males like Ross and Cosby, who are significantly responsible for the high transmission of HIV in Afrika and elsewhere around the world, as well as high pregnancy rates and single parent families in Black communities in general.

It’s people like Ross and Cosby, who some would say, are responsible for perpetuating the subjugation and inequalities of all Black and White women, that continue to hold back Black communities and the PoC generally.

In short, these Black men contribute to the ongoing trauma that is present as a result of ongoing structural racism as a consequence of continued White hegemony.

Furthermore, it’s people like Ross and the Jamaican performer Buju Bantion – who enable, and facilitate similar abuse, but also murder of members of the LGBTIA+ community, because of the false religious doctrine instilled in us, by White, genocidal, religious zealots – like the fanatical Evangelist Christians, who are now working overtime, in Afrikan countries and other parts of the world, today.

Snoop Dog, another Afrikan American wastrel rapper regurgitates the same religious, hate-filled, pernicious fulminations as the religious zealots, that women are to serve men, and that members of the LGBTIA+ community are an abomination.

Why, when there are over 1,500 recorded species of animals, birds, and insects, who exhibit homosexuality, equality, and gender parity, are the likes of Snoop and Banton, even permitted airtime to espouse such homophobic and sexist prejudiced and hateful views? Should not we be boycotting them? Of course we should!

Don’t give me your excuses of Black trauma and victimhood, like your upbringing, poor education, poverty, police brutality, gang culture, criminality, or structural racism.

These, of course, are all relevant, and undeniable, contributory factors in the social pathology of the condition and experiences of many Black men.

However, these pathologies do not in any way clearly explain or validate the continued and persistent homophobic, misogynistic treatment and procrastinations of these Black men and do not represent or explain the morality (or lack of) of the lived experiences of Black men.

As traumatic as these indicators of the Black condition often are, this immoral stance of misogyny, errant fathers, and homophobia) is merely an excuse and does not work in this instance and has no relevance to how Black men seek to be or act out as the oppressor, or assimilate the views of White patriarchs and Far Right racists and extremists in order to validate themselves.

From my own upbringing and experience, this absolutely does not wash.

Along with all the White racists and elites who continue to maintain positions of power and wealth, violent, misogynistic and homophobic Black men should fall off the end of the world as far as I am concerned.

Black, White, or whatever, there is no place for you.

You are very much part of the problem. I reiterate the view, that these Black men contribute to and further enable the current Black condition and lived experience of the victim and perpetually oppressed.

For the Black man, it is not nor should it ever be about his ego and machismo and ‘growing a pair’, or ‘manning up’; it is and should be purely and simply about aspiring to be and do something better than the present barriers and state of affairs that exist affecting Black communities today.

It is about being better than the White oppressor, having common decency, shared values, and treating people right if you want to be accepted and respected!

For the record, I don’t like the term or the use of ‘n’ word, but I am inclined to use this deeply derogatory term, as a deserving description of them, because I consider these men (Ross, Cosby et al) to be barely human and entirely undeserving of any respect in our society and communities.

As a PoC, myself, for a number of years, I have sought to reclaim the use of the term, (1) So that racists cannot hurt me, when trying to use it against me; (2) to define Black and White males, who seek to undermine, and diminish the rights of others.

I want them to know that this is what I think of them and what we should all think of them. I get that the word is used to denigrate – and that is exactly what I wish to do to these men – denigrate them, as worthless, failed, immoral, human beings.

Insofar as the role and infleunce of religion is concerned – an education for Ross, Snoop, Cosby, and all White people, who seek to circumvent the rights, equity, and inclusion of us all – the Black community did not have a religion, per se, before it was introduced and thrusted upon us by the Western missionaries.

As the honourable Desmond Tutu once said: “The White man asked us [Afrikans] to close our eyes. In the one hand the White man gave us the Bible. In the other, he took away our lands, riches, and our rights and freedoms“.

Every White, Black, or Muslim man, who panders to the view that his gender, strength or physicality, rights, or status as a man, are privilege over and above those of women and others, is deserving of this horrible and hurtful term in my book; and should hang their heads in shame. That your views are compounded by your misguided belief that some higher being gave you such rights and privileges – well, that is just completely delusional.

Rant over!

Author: Jason Schumann

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Colour Blind: Flags, Racism, PoC, and LGBTI Pride

28 Jun

[Published 28 June, 2017]

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[Source: ZARI TARAZONA / BILLY PENN]

For those not aware, ‘PoC’ is an abbreviation of the phrase People of Colour.

It’s a term that is commonly used as an all-encompassing catchall phrase – mainly in the United States – to describe people of all cultures and ethnicities, who are non-White.

Whilst it’s still a label indicative of difference – and some may find it too politically correct or even contentious – its usage makes for a good start in the process of moving away from – and the divisions and inequalities of – and connotations associated with racial profiling.

Moreover, its use has been adopted as an attempt to partly cast off notions of race and racism – and, in some way – seeks to unite people [of colour] in a common cause against systemic and social injustices.

In 2017, as part of the official ceremony and opening celebrations for the Philadelphia annual Pride event, the organising committee unveiled a redesigned Pride flag, to include two new (black and brown) stripes, thus seeking to give greater recognition to People of Colour (PoC).

The addition of these two stripes was intended to make QPoC somehow feel more included – and to acknowledge the existence racism from within the community – as a result of the publication of a report of racial profiling in LGBTI bars and clubs in Philadelphia’s Gaybourhood.

Despite this key point, some within our LGBTI communities, were dismissive about the addition of the stripes… on ‘aesthetic grounds’ – yes, you read that right – as if the pretty colours are apparently more important than rights and inclusion! Then we have those expressing complete outrage and indignation at the ‘desecration of such an iconic symbol’, because it the flag already represents PoC. Others have blamed PoC and accused them of being divisive. Yes, this is mainly White people saying all these things.

And people say there is no racism with in the community? I mean, we only need to consider how many non-PoC still perpetuate racial stereotypes of Black men as ‘lions and beasts’, South East Asian men and and women in their smaller physiques, willingness to please, and perceived submissive manner, and Black women as ‘hard work’ or ‘difficult to handle.’

These statements are all stereotypes made and acted out by both Heterosexuals and members of the LGBTI communities, who them use to define PoC.

My partner, of 11 years – who is a White male – told me of an encounter whilst he was on the metro system, with a colleague when he lived in KL some years ago. On hearing two young women speak in Malay, his colleague heard them commenting on ‘how White men are supposed to have big cocks.’ As he was getting off the metro, my partner’s (White, male) colleague, who speaks or spoke fluent Malay, said: “Yes, it’s true! Wanna try?”

The fact is, many White men do travel to live, work, and holiday in South East Asia, purely to have sex with South East Asian men and women. For example, ‘Rice queens’ – as some LGBTI-ers are called, within the community – are mainly White men who prefer South East Asian men.

I know that many of my South East Asian friends, are now increasingly fed up with this narrative and insist on being dominant with White men. Similarly, many African-American and Black-British men, have refused to have any sexual and/ or social relations with White males, because of perceived racism. To give further weight to this view, many White males will put ‘no Black or Asians’ on their profiles on dating websites and apps.

Clearly, without wish to sexualise this any further, many PoC are still viewed as – exotic objects and ‘Other’; to be conquered, dominated, and to be subservient – which maintains and continues to prop up the tired, repetitious position that PoC are lower beings and should know their place.

At this years’ Pride event in Ohio, a group of PoC LGBTI-ers conducted a small protest by stopping the parade. They were asking onlookers to give several minutes silence, in remembrance of the murders of more than 14 Trans PoC in the United States in the first part 2017. It follows similar campaigns on social media, like ‘Black Lives Matters’ and ‘Say Her Name.’

However, before being moved on by police, with some of the protesters actually being arrested, the onlookers apparently booed and jeered at the protesters, claiming that the protesters were obstructing the parade and disrespecting their fellow LGBTI-ers and the celebrations.

The point is, that many PoC within the community still experience exclusion, injustice, and forms of racism both from within the community itself and externally in their lives outside the community – and are still disadvantaged because of how society views us, simply because of the colour of their skin. PoC still rightly believe that they continue to be marginalised; that their voices are not heard or being listened to, and that nothing has moved on for them since the Stonewall riots. This is particularly acute in the United States and in countries like France.

As I noted earlier, whilst some may argue that this change is unnecessary or even diminutive – what this step actually does – is give PoC within the community, greater visibility and enables non-PoC to reflect on their own personal views of PoC and racism from within. Clearly, it’s another step towards greater inclusivity for PoC who have been made to feel excluded and subjected to different forms of prejudice and discrimination by White LGBTI-ers.

The view that the flag has always colour blind and inclusive of all cultures and ethnicities, does not wash with anyone, except non-PoC. One might describe this ‘colour blind’ perspective of the flag, as a form of ‘exceptionalism’ and ‘cognitive dissonance.’ So if the addition of these two new stripes encourages and creates more debate, then this has done its job and is a positive and necessary step in realising what needs to change within the LGBTI community to address some of the above issues.

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As I explained to an old friend and colleague who runs a national organisation for PoC in the arts in the UK:

“Look at these additions [of the two [black and brown] stripes to the flag] as a mirror into which the largely White, privileged hegemony of [the LGBTI] community can [take a long, hard] look at itself, introspectively, and to reflect, on its own role, in perpetuating racial exclusion, and cultural stereotypes.”

We might also then take the time to look further at our views of people who are transgender and the participation and acceptance of members of the Jewish diaspora within our community without the politics of ‘us’ and ‘them.’

If you are a White person reading this blog article, may I suggest that you click on some the linked articles, reflect, and start a conversation with others. Hey, if you don’t socialise with PoC, perhaps even make the effort to.

Author: Jason Schumann

Leo Varadhar: Premiership, Parity, and Poverty

4 Jun

[Published 04 June, 2017] 

As a fellow friend of Dorothy and descendant of immigrants, I consider Leo Varadhkar’s likely election to be the next President of the Republic of Ireland an exceptional victory for the acceptance of the LGBT community and ethnic minorities and a clear recognition of the role in into Irish society.

I also agree that it represents another significant shift in social change in attitudes and thinking, in the context of the role of religion, politics, identity, and culture generally.

What troubles me, and several of my Irish friends, is that Varadkhar is just another establishment politician. In particular, my friends tell me that he holds the same views regarding immigration, the economy, and poverty, as his fellow establishment elitists.

Two of the most contentious issues in Irish politics today, are water charges, and the cost of living. The public blame the European Commission, a lacks and authoritarian Irish government, and increasing property prices.

In the past, Varadkhar has publicly stated that the poorest in society are to blame for Ireland’s economic woes; and not the financial crisis, which has in fact been worsened by levies imposed by the European Commission.

Many in Ireland actually blame the government for allowing corporations to avoid tax, failing to stand up to Brussels, and the implementation of water charges, despite the fact that access to free water is enshrined in the constitution.

In addition, homelessness in Ireland is at its highest level. Here too, Irish citizens blame the Government; and the Fine Gael party in particular, for encouraging high rents and a housing bubble, without any market controls or safety stops to help those in most need.

Varadkhar is also on the record for saying that immigrants should be repatriated and that immigrants look down on and do not respect Ireland’s culture, traditions, history, and values as a society.

So, despite the significance of the acceptance of Varadkhar’s sexual orientation and his ethnic background, it is actually his political views, fiscal approach, borne out by an apparent favouritism for business and severe cuts to public services, that are most present on people’s minds.

Varadhar is just another corporate puppet. 

Author: Jason Schumann

Andrea Goncalves Da Silva: Britain’s Vilest Internet Troll Under Police Investigation for Homophobia and Harassment

26 May

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You can see the wonderful Andrea in the image above.

DISCLAIMER: The image is freely available on teh interwebz, so no breach of copyright.

 

So that you are aware, Andrea is a Grade A bitch, troll, and Islamophobe.

However, when she is on the receiving end or is called out for her obsessive abuse, she cries foul and encourages her followers to step in and protect her.

She also has an issue with individuals like me, who are HIV and have previously called her out for her trolling, abuse, and harassment of others.

She has targeted the following individuals relentless since her time on social media:

  • Trent Reznor
  • Ev Cook
  • Alison Chabloz
  • Mo Ansar
  • Diane Abbott
  • The people who died in the lorry crash in Glasgow in 2014 around Christmas
  • The victims of Hillsborough and Liverpool 

 

These are just a few of those who have suffered at the abuse of Andrea and her followers.

For whatever sick and pathetic reason, she seems to derive pleasure out of abusing, mocking, and trolling others.

A psychologist might suggest that Andrea has some kind of psychosocial inadequacy or suffered trauma.

I once retorted in kind at her abuse and Andrea couldn’t take it.

In fact, I recall that she sent one of her followers to beg me to stop what was happening to her and call a truce. Naively, I did, but Andrea reneged and went back to her ways, crying victim, as is her modus operandi.

When I contacted her follower to ask why she had reneged on the truce she had called for, he couldn’t answer and replied: “Have at her”.

Andrea’s abuse of myself and others has resulted in several reports to the police about her and also resulted in her being kicked out of her local church.

In her most recent abuse of myself, Andrea sent a series abusive tweets telling me to “fuck off and die of AIDS” and that I have “#AidsOnTheBrain”.

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Yes, I am HIV and took great offence. I reported her account to Twitter and she was promptly suspended.

Only Andrea buys her followers, and so begged and pleaded with Twitter to reinstate her account, @_AndreaUrbanFox, which they eventually did.

Upon Andrea’s account being reinstated, she posted a message to her followers, informing them that if she was ever suspended again to blame and target me.

I saved all of Andrea’s tweets and references to my HIV status and sent her an email. In that email I sent her a Cease and Desist Notice, which included an instruction for her to stop encouraging her followers to troll either myself or my work by proxy.

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Today, on the 26 May 2017, however, Andrea encouraged @SuperOldHolborn to target a poll regarding the recent Manchester attack and comments in the media that many believe UK foreign policy is to blame for terrorism.

Her purpose was to intentionally skew the outcome of the poll, which is not the first time either. The first time was in June 2014 regarding a similar poll and the refugee crisis in Europe.

This is despite the fact that I had already asked her to cease and desist and in maintaining the notice that in return I would not press charges against her.

Unfortunately, as Andrea has returned to her old ways, the charges against her regarding her comments about HIV status will now press ahead, as will a further charge for encouraging her followers to target and harass my work’s social media account and interfere with my work by skewing the outcome of a piece of research.

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Unfortunately, it seems Andrea will never learn, so perhaps a lesson is due to let her know that she will not be permitted to get away with her perverted sense of humour to abuse and cause others offence and distress!

 

 

Author: Jason Schumann

 

Links to Andrea’s Abuse:

https://archive.fo/uJfLn

https://encyclopediadramatica.rs/Andreaurbanfox

https://archive.fo/sDVJZ

http://nemesisrespondsto.blogspot.nl/2014/11/oooh-er-missus-andrea-carries-on.html

http://archive.is/BlshH

https://storify.com/Alixir13/cyberbullying-andrea-urban-fox-plays-victim

 

 

 

 

Donald Trump: A Walking Disaster

9 Nov

When I say disaster, I mean it!

Trump is a documented serial bankrupt, an alleged paedophile and rapist, an out and out racist and homophobe, and a proud misogynist who even lusted after his own daughter on live television.

I don’t need to back up any of these claims, as the evidence is already out there.

Trump won because those who voted him in — largely White, uneducated, gun-toting, religious rednecks and coffin-dodgers — did so, to stick one to the establishment and on a clearly racist anti-immigration ticket.

This was coupled with the outrage of the bible-bashers upset with LGBTI rights laws, Muslims, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the economic woes of every day batshit American lives. 

The right-wing media gleefully did its part to feed into and stoked much of this hatefilled and vitriolic clusterfuck.

Like the humorons who voted for Brexit in the UK with their ‘little island’ mentality who are supporters of racist UKIP et al, the Moricons — by which I mean wilfully moronic, fuck-nugget Americans, in case you don’t understand what the term implies — who voted for Trump see themselves as having more rights and privilege over anyone else they do not consider one of them.

Want examples?

The KKK, the American Nazi Party, and the White Nationalist American Freedom Party, all endorsed Trump, as did the many evangelical organizations.

Well, here is what Trump is going to do, or seek to do:

  • Repeal equality laws for Black and other minority people, including the LGBTI community.
  • Strengthen religious freedom to discriminate against each of the above groups.
  • Repeal Obama’s healthcare bill that currently protects 62 million people on low incomes.
  • Forcibly deport and intern Latinos and Muslims.
  • Introduce greater protections for law enforcement officers who shoot down unarmed members of the public to allow them to escape scrutiny and justice in many cases.
  • Remove the rights of Native Americans to protect their homelands and property, which will include sending in military to forcibly remove them, even in a body bag.
  • Increase pollution and global warming by removing current legislation and granting no strings licenses to big corporations to produce more coal and frack without any consideration to local residents or the environment.
  • Make abortion illegal, even for rape victims, in favour of demented fucktard Xtian zealots.

With Trump in the driving seat of one of the world’s leading and most powerful economies, these are just a few of the things that are likely to get the go ahead.

Don’t even get me started on the American economy. It’s already on its arse; by which I mean dirt broke. Yes, that’s right, America is bankrupt; both morally and financially! Not a pot to piss in! Tanking! Living on borrowed time!

Doubt me?

In case you were wondering, there are now more than 10 major American cities that have filed for bankruptcy since Wall Street and lacks financial control caused the 2000, 2007 & 2008 crashes that resonated across and still impact on the world to this day. Many other American cities are in prolonged deficit and the housing market is still on its arse.

America is the most indebted country in the world, to the tune of 19,643,000,000,000 dollars. That is more than all the other most indebted countries in the world combined. Its trade deficit is equally as bad, and there is nothing Trump can do.

What about checks and balances, you may ask? They won’t work. America’s political system of lobbying, bribes, and favours, is one of the most corrupt in the world. Besides, Trump’s supporters and the humorons who voted for him would lynch him if he doesn’t carry out his promises.

Only today, on the announcement of his election, the dollar dropped again. It will drop further. The example below is proof.

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World markets have also slumped but are recovering, unlike America.

Yes, America, you can expect recession and a deep depression like no other! Ultimately, Americans will suffer more than they have ever before. The rest of the world will also feel it but will recover more quickly.

Trump’s only solution is quantitative easing, which will devalue the dollar further, thus increasing inflation, damaging the markets such as structured products, depressing interest rates which impacts on savings and pensions, and international trade.

(China has previously stopped exporting valuable minerals to the U.S. due to its quantitative easing program).

Already world leaders are sending warning shots to Trump.

As my neighbour’s 11 year old daughter said today: “Mummy, the world is doomed! What are we going to do? Can someone assassinate him?”

Despite my equally negative views of Hillary, I would have to agree with this girl’s conclusions.

America is well and truly fucked!

By Jason Schumann

Zionist Lobby Uses #UK LGBT ‘Pink News’ to Skew Iran Deal

2 Sep

Originally Publish on News786, 2015

 

In a comment piece entitled ‘Why LGBT people should oppose the Iran nuclear deal’, Berlin-based Journalist, Bejamin Weinthal, was given a platform by the Editors of British-based, online news site, Pink News, to write an op-ed on the Iran Deal, about the country’s ill-treatment of the LGBT community, which it published in its Current Affairs section on the 08 August 2015. In addition to telling us that the deal is bad for LGBT people in Iran, Weinthal also wrote that the deal was [would also be] bad for the global LGBT community.

In his piece, Weinthal fails to offer a single reason, source, explanation, or evidence to confirm, substantiate or support his claim that the deal is bad for LGBT community in Iran or even globally. His only hint at a reason, was in reference to a remark he made on ‘the abolition of Iran’s death penalty for gays and lesbians, with the nuclear accord.’ However dreadful and abhorrent Iran’s Human Rights record and ill-treatment of its own people is, abolition of the death penalty was not part of the Vienna Accord, nor on the table for any part of the discussions.

What was on the table, and at the core of discussions, was non-proliferation and Iran’s acceptance of limits on its nuclear programme, in exchange for the lifting of sanctions. There is not a single mention, or reference, in the 159-page Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action report to either the death penalty, or LGBT Rights. The only reference to Human Rights is the US-imposed ‘Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Right Act 2012’, which was enacted primarily to impose sanctions based on Iran’s energy and financial sectors; proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and support for terrorism.

Weinthal quotes figures from WikiLeaks and Amnesty International on the estimated number of executions, since the founding of the republic in 1979. He also added, ‘Executions have increased since Iran’s allegedly moderate president Hassan Rouhani’.

Indeed, in 2014, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said: “He (Rouhani) has not made any significant improvement in ending human rights abuses since taking office.” But again, although this is without question, a deplorable state of affairs, what does this have to do with the deal and the discussions that took place in Vienna?

Weinthal goes on to criticize the reciprocal economic benefits of the deal for international business and governments, in stating, ‘European companies are flocking to Iran to sell “dual-use” equipment that can be used for military or civilian purposes’, which is clearly a misleading claim, as most countries have stated, publicly, that they will not permit this, including Britain, France, and Germany.

Rather desperately, Weinthal attempts to implore our (yes, I am Ghey) sympathies by stating, ‘some prominent gays have profoundly misjudged the terror of Iran’s regime.’ In response to which, I would ask Weinthal how my fellow members of the international LGBT community have done so? After-all, we didn’t take part in the discussions or strike the deal, did we?

So why is Pink News giving him column inches, and why is Weinthal seeking to persuade LGBT-ers to speak out against the Iran deal? As it turns out, the whole piece was a complete plant, instigated by Israel’s propaganda machine and the Zionist lobby agenda. What proof do I offer, you may ask? Well, first, the Chief Executive of Pink News, is Benjamin Cohen, who is Jewish and well acquainted with Weinthal since as early as 2012. Weinthal is also Jewish and a known Zionist. Both Cohen and Weinthal believe passionately in Israel’s right to exist and have posted on social media and written so. It is perfectly clear, having conducted various online searches, that neither Cohen nor Weinthal are fans of the Iranian regime; especially, as Weinthal is so vehemently outspoken and critical of Iran.

Oh, did I mention that it was Cohen, who gave Weinthal the idea to include the persecuted Iranian poet, Payam Feili in his op-ed? Weinthal is also a fellow of the Right-wing think tank, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, which is largely funded by pro-Israeli, Republican and international Jewish donors, and which is focused on national security and foreign policy issues.

Of course we should condemn and challenge Iran’s Human Rights record, and we have and will continue to do so. For his own campaigning efforts to highlight abuses, the prominent British LGBT Activist, Peter Tatchell, has been labelled by Iranian authorities, as a spy.

However, I am in full agreement with Weinthal, when he suggests that the deal should be renegotiated to include addressing Iran’s Human Rights record. That said, this should have been on the table from the start of discussions. It is therefore too late in the day to even consider this option. Now we have the deal, and once political ties have improved and stabilized, only we can begin the dialogue about other important issues, like pushing for Human Rights.

As readers were quick to realize; Weinthal’s op-ed article, was clearly a propaganda piece to support, and promote, Israeli identity politics and nation-building. As one reader noted:

“Daniel • 3 days ago

 Benjamin Weinthal’s latest article for the Jerusalem post: “

Analysis: Is Germany’s pro-Iran deal diplomatic offensive a threat to Israel’s security?”

For some reason I doubt his position has anything to do with LGBT rights.”

 

Another said:

“Daniel M Y • 3 days ago

But that has absolutely NOTHING to do with their nuclear program, so why don’t you ‘keep to the point’? This author’s beef is with the threat a nuclear Iran could pose to Israel, but instead of coming out and saying it he’s implying that all he cares about is LGBT rights. The fact that he doesn’t mention Israel even once in this article shows how disingenuous he is.”

 

Out of 100 comments on Weinthal’s piece; all suggested that it was Israeli propaganda, with no interest or genuine concern for LGBT Rights.

One last thing, readers: if we are to question Iran’s Human Rights record, should we not also question the United States, Russia, and China’s? All three countries have the death penalty, and woeful Human Rights records, in regard to LGBT rights. Israel’s Human Rights record also warrants as much questioning; particularly, in light of its treatment of African Jews and Palestinians.

 

Sources:

https://archive.is/TfB39

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/benjamin-weinthal-iran-cheat-article-1.2292276

https://archive.is/LCurQ

http://mondoweiss.net/2013/08/d-c-s-premier-hawkish-thinktank-is-funded-by-israel-supporters-marcus-adelson-and-singer

http://thinkprogress.org/security/2011/07/19/271431/fdd-donors/

 

 

Article by Jason Schumann, aka @debatingculture

 

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