Opponents of Anchorage Proposition 5 play dirty

Supporters of Anchorage Proposition 5 have expressed outrage at an offensive cartoon ads opponents have been using to gin up opposition to the passage of the measure, which would protect LGBT people from discrimination in Anchorage.  The most outrageous of the ads is this one:

But that one is not that much more offensive than:

And this one is plain obnoxious:

The ads opposing Proposition 5 depict unacceptably offensive and intentionally stigmatizing and distorted cartoons of gay and transgender individuals.  Such dehumanizing stereotypes do not represent the values we share as a community.

–former Gov. Tony Knowles

Voting for the measure is on April 3, which just happens to be my birthday.  I’ll be…64.

Aging is an issue.  The sound on the following video, which is the trailer for the documentary, Growing Old Gracefully:  The Transgender Experience is quite variable.

1 comment

    • Robyn on March 31, 2012 at 12:08 am

    …as the reason LGBT rights should be opposed are just evil…on many levels.

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