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Maggie Gallagher’s 3-Step Thanksgiving Day Recipe For Serving Up Anti-Gay Rhetoric

GLAAD has already served up its suggestions on how to discuss LGBT issues over the Thanksgiving dinner table, so now let’s hear from the anti-LGBT side. Margaret “I Hate My Foreign Husband’s Surname” Srivastav (aka NOM’s Maggie Gallagher) has made a video on behalf of the creepy-sounding Culture War Victory Fund offering helpful tips on how relatives can voice their bigoted views on marriage equality and quickly retreat while shaming anyone who disagrees.

Here’s Mrs. Srivastav’s three helpful suggestions (with our own comments in italics):

1. State your position briefly. - Say that any marriages that don’t produce or children aren’t marriages. Watch your sterile cousin and his infertile wife squirm uncomfortably.

2. Refute briefly the charge of bigotry. - Say, “It’s not bigoted or hateful or discriminatory to treat different things differently.” Just like it’s not discriminatory to treat different people differently. Heck, it’s almost an American tradition!

3. A call to tolerance. - Say that it’s neither kind nor tolerant to point out the unkind and intolerant beliefs of other family members. Emphasize “family members” by wagging a fork with meat on it for extra gravitas.

Note that she repeats the word “briefly” in the first two steps and then finally instructs people to keep saying, “Let’s not fight, we’re family!” over and over until everyone else shuts up. Nothing makes good political conversation like terse responses and calling all disagreements “intolerant.”

Note also the hair on the left side of her face that flops about as she speaks. Who cut your hair, gurl? Sue them.

We say that if any family member tries to pass off their discrimination as “moral beliefs” you simply point out that marriage is about commitment (not kids) and that all committed, tax-paying American couples should have the same civil (not religious) rights.

The only part of the video we agree with is the part where Srivastav says, “If you don’t think two men in a union are a marriage, you are a bigot like people who wanted to hold back African Americans.”

By:           Daniel Villarreal
On:           Nov 23, 2011
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  • 25 Comments
    • Mike
      Mike

      Yukkkkk, was just about to eat dinner but for some reason I’m not hungry anymore….

      Nov 23, 2011 at 6:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • LazyJay
      LazyJay

      All I get is an irresistible urge to grab a pair of shears and cut that bloody stupid hair.

      She keeps shaking her head like a dog with a flea in its ear and it drives me mad.

      Oh, and she’s a smug, bigoted bully.

      Nov 23, 2011 at 6:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • shle896
      shle896

      She couldn’t be more transparent if she tried. The bitch is a big ol lesbo and can’t handle the truth about herself. How sad.

      Nov 23, 2011 at 6:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ScreamQueenz
      ScreamQueenz

      It’s like that hair on the left side of her head keeps trying to reach out and cover her mouth to shut her up…or perhaps strangle her.

      Nov 23, 2011 at 7:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Freddie
      Freddie

      Clearly all the gay hairdressers are still boycotting Maggie Slaggagher.

      Nov 23, 2011 at 8:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ChrisC
      ChrisC

      Bigots think more about same-sex marriage than we do. It’s sad. How little there must be going on in their lives. They could discuss important issues and ways to go about makeing a difference, but instead they choose to talk about how to limit the lives of others…perhaps because they themselves are limited.

      Nov 23, 2011 at 9:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chad
      Chad

      Here’s a better one. Step 1. Know that the only person entitled to YOUR opinion is YOU.
      Step 2. Don’t say things that you know will get an argument going.
      Step 3. Shut the h3ll up.

      Nov 23, 2011 at 9:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dvlaries
      dvlaries

      I’d like to see how fast Gallagher (and Chris Christie, incidentally) could get up three flights of steps with a leopard chasing them. :) Wouldn’t you…?

      Nov 23, 2011 at 10:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • christopher di spirito
      christopher di spirito

      That fat heffa looks like she sat her big ass down in a chair at Super Cuts, but thought she heard “Free Donuts” from the donut shop next door and leaped up before the stylist could finish her fabulous new do.

      Nov 23, 2011 at 10:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Asher
      Asher

      Could this bitch shake her head any more?! I think she was trying to imitate a turkey with her double chin swinging all over the place. Oh yeah love the not quite out of the closet 5.99 hair cut. Come on Maggie lose the right side and join a softball team, your so close already.

      Nov 23, 2011 at 11:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Patsy Stoned
      Patsy Stoned

      Unless she talks with her mouth full I doubt she’ll be saying anything on Thanksgiving. And THAT is something I can certainly be thankful for!

      Nov 24, 2011 at 12:25 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • B
      B

      Give her a break. Her whole video sounded like “how to behave if you were General Custer and had just rode into Little Big Horn and realized that you were grossly outnumbered.” She wouldn’t have had to give the advice at all if she wasn’t on the losing side of the issue.

      Nov 24, 2011 at 3:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Riker
      Riker

      In other news, NOM’s spokespig still waddles around extolling the virtues of traditional marriage while refusing to take her husband’s last name, or be submissive to him, or stop working outside the home, or discuss her bastard child.

      Nov 24, 2011 at 3:42 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • B
      B

      No. 13 · Riker wrote, “In other news, NOM’s spokespig still waddles around extolling the virtues of traditional marriage while refusing to take her husband’s last name”

      … maybe she’s not taking it because she’s having trouble learning how to spell it and pronounce it. Or maybe he asked her not to defile his last name by using it in her line of work.

      Nov 24, 2011 at 3:57 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Steve
      Steve

      If anyone in my house starts spouting the NOM brand of hateful bigotry, that person will be ordered to exit my house immediately, and will not be invited again. If he/she tries to claim that it is not bigotry and that we should “tolerate” his/her opinion, I will call the police. I am pretty sure that none of my friends or family will make those steps necessary.

      Nov 24, 2011 at 8:55 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JeffreyRO5
      JeffreyRO5

      The problem with Gallagher’s insistence that she’s not a bigot is that this doesn’t square with the facts. When you advocate a public policy that insists that a specific group does not posses the same legal rights as you have, that is bigotry. Perhaps she doesn’t hate gay people (clearly her hair stylist isn’t one!) but you can like black people, too, just so long as they know their place is to be a maid, a sports figure or a sit-com star. If you’re uncomfortable with the idea of a black man as an accountant, doctor, entrepreneur, etc., then you are a bigot. Gallagher likes gay people, just so long as they have an inferior legal position in society, and their relationships aren’t treated with dignity and respect (like her non-traditional marriage to a man outside her race, and whose last name she doesn’t use, is). That’s bigotry and if you’re uncomfortable with it, stop being one.

      Nov 24, 2011 at 10:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JeffreyRO5
      JeffreyRO5

      The problem with Gallagher’s insistence that she’s not a bigot is that this doesn’t square with the facts. When you advocate a public policy that insists that a specific group does not possess the same legal rights as you have, that is bigotry. Perhaps she doesn’t hate gay people (clearly her hair stylist isn’t one!) but you can like black people, too, just so long as they know their place is to be a maid, a sports figure or a sit-com star. If you’re uncomfortable with the idea of a black man as an accountant, doctor, entrepreneur, etc., then you are a bigot. Gallagher likes gay people, just so long as they have an inferior legal position in society, and their relationships aren’t treated with dignity and respect (like her non-traditional marriage to a man outside her race, and whose last name she doesn’t use, is). That’s bigotry and if you’re uncomfortable with it, stop being one.

      Nov 24, 2011 at 10:19 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Conrad
      Conrad

      @ScreamQueenz:

      I usually try not to attack people’s appearence, but her hair was really distracting.

      Nov 24, 2011 at 10:48 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MKe
      MKe

      @JeffreyRO5: Interesting comment. I actually don’t believe she likes gay people. I think she feels she shouldn’t have to, and I think a lot of people against gay marriage believe that is their choice. I’m sure a small amount of people do like gay people but don’t approve of gay marriage, I don’t think Gallagher or any of the prominent anti gay figures are in this crowd.

      Nov 25, 2011 at 1:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MKe
      MKe

      @Conrad: haha it looks like it was itching her face. bizarre

      Nov 25, 2011 at 1:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Monte
      Monte

      That was such a wonderful message for Thanksgiving. NOT! I can’t wait to get her Christmas Card.

      Nov 25, 2011 at 9:12 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Robert in NYC
      Robert in NYC

      I’m surprised NOM hasn’t received any backlash from progressive straights who can’t procreate or choose not to. I wonder what this ugly fat cow would say to them?

      Nov 25, 2011 at 11:49 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • gus
      gus

      MAGGIE dun a good job not choking to death on her fat tongue as she waddled
      her clunker back and forth

      Nov 25, 2011 at 7:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ROFL
      ROFL

      At Maggie’s Thanksgiving dinner, all you’ll get is bigotry, since she’ll have eaten all the turkey, stuffing, potatoes, yams, and pie herself.

      Nov 26, 2011 at 10:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MARTIN
      MARTIN

      I DONT SUPPORT STRAIGHT MARRIAGE IF THEY LOOK AND TALK LIKE HER. NOW THATS A CRIME

      Dec 2, 2011 at 5:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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