Ten Reasons Against Gay Marriage, Destroyed by Logic

I was going through my Tumblr when I came upon this post that this user started. I’m just going to reproduce it here word for word, except for a few minor changes. Here’s hoping that I cited the right source, or that would mean I’m plagiarizing. But what the heck, Senator Sotto’s chief of staff says plagiarism is an accepted practice. Right?

Ten Reasons Against Gay Marriage

  1. Being gay is not natural. Real Filipinos always reject unnatural things, like eyeglasses, polyester, and air conditioning.
  2. Gay marriage will encourage people to be gay, in the same way that hanging out with tall people will make you tall.
  3. Legalizing gay marriage will open the door to all kinds of crazy behavior. People may even wish to marry their pets because a dog has legal standing and can sign a marriage contract, or people may wish to marry inanimate objects, like this woman who married the Eiffel Tower.
  4. Straight marriage has been around for a long time and hasn’t changed at all; women are still property, blacks still can’t marry whites, and divorce is still illegal.
  5. Straight marriage would be less meaningful if gay marriage were allowed; the sanctity of Britney Spears’ 55-hour just-for-fun marriage would be destroyed. 
  6. Straight marriages are valid because they produce children. Gay couples, infertile couples, and old people shouldn’t be allowed to marry because our orphanages aren’t full yet and the world needs more children.
  7. Obviously gay parents will raise gay children, since straight parents only raise straight children.
  8. Gay marriage is not supported by religion. In a theocracy like ours, the values of one religion are imposed on the entire country. That’s why we only have one religion in the Philippines.
  9. Children can never succeed without a male and female role model at home. That’s why we, as a society, expressly forbid single parents to raise children. 
  10. Gay marriage will change the foundation of society; we could never adapt to new social norms. Just like we haven’t adapted to cars, the service sector economy, or longer life spans.

Intolerant idiots, meet logic.


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