A recent visitor to this blog described himself as an openly proud homosexual. He was filled with invective and an illogical hatred for Jews which he couches in PC rhetoric. Good Jews are his European variety that agree with his view of the world. Bad Jews are the paranoid " American Jews "who disagree with him. He feels it is bigoted for me to sugest that people calling themselves Jews should be able to describe common cultural items. The only time a radical identifies himself as a Jew is when he is denouncing Israel. I have yet to encounter a radical who could identify common prayer items . Radicals are grievance parasites that flock from PC cause to the next PC cause. The fact that there are Jews like Noam Chomsky in the ranks of the radicals prove that radicals are more loyal to thier movements than their culture. In fact a Palestinian who behaved like Chomsky would be just another PA collaberator lynched. I do not hear Amnesty International crying about lynching in the PA. I also do not hear civil rights advocates complaining about use of the death penalty without a trial.
This information is from http://www.actwin.com/eatonohio/gay/worl.htm I will paraphrase and omit local ordinances
Israel homosexual activity is legal age of consent 16. No prosecution for satutory rape if the age falls within 3yrs. Gays serve in the military.There are antidiscrimination laws that affect some areas of employment. Foriegn partners of gay couples get residency rights in Israel. Civil Service extends spoucal benefits in pension to homosexual partners.
There is no listing for the PA I will post links to three stories that show Gays flee the PA to Israel for Safety. In short Being Gay in the PA is a quick way to become DOA.
Afghanistan (Taliban) Death penalty via thrown from a cliff or collapse of a brick wall/
Albania : No sodomy laws age of consent 18.
Algeria : 3 years and a fine
Azerbaijan: No sodomy laws
Bahrain: Up to 10 years jail with possible corporal punishment
Bangladesh:10 years in Jail possible deportation
Bosnia and Herzegovina Up to one year in jail 16 consent
Brunei: 10 years in Jail and a fine
Bulgaria: Age 18 consent . National Gay rights law
Egypt No specific law Immoral behavior punishable by 3 years
Indonesia: No sodomy laws age of consent 17
Iran: Death The meethod of execution is up to victim hanging ,stoning ,dropped from a cliff or cut halved by sword. This qualifies Iran as prochoice.
Iraq: No Sodomy Laws
Jordan : No sodomy Laws
Kuwait: Jail up to seven years
Lebanon: 1 year in jail
Lybia: 3 to 5 years in jail
Malaysia:Punishable by lashing and up to 20 years in jail. Homosexuals are not allowed on TV
Morroco:6month to three years in jail
Oman 3 years in jail
Quatar up to 5 years in jail
Saudi Arabia Death Penalty
Somalia : 3month to 3 years in jail
Syria: 3 years jail
Tunisia 3years in jail
Turkey: No sodomy laws. Gays banned from the military
Sudan: 100 lashes up to possible death penalty
It is clear that Israel is more tollerant than Muslim nations on this issue . The question is why a person who portrays himself as proudly gay would identify with a culture that oppresses his kind.
The fact is that Israel and the United States are held to impossibly high standards. The fact is that Israel is a tollerant society and one needs only to take a stroll to Freedom House and check the country indexes. There are two predictors that directly corelate with a poor rating Islam and Communism. You do not hear a peep about those societies because the bias is blatant.