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Shirtless, Masked and Gagged Straight Men Protest Gay Marriage in France

“Sometimes masked, sometimes gagged but almost always half-naked” — before you pull out those drink tickets, no, it’s not Tuesday night at the Manhole. Rather, that’s how anti-gay marriage demonstrations have progressed in France, where a group of topless men are sending mixed signals over their opposition to same-sex marriage.

Now, protests against gay marriage and adoption in France have been strange, to say the least — apparently, outrage in French is expressed through ABBA and interpretive dance. Oh, and exposed nipples. Enter Les Hommen, male demonstrators who strip down to the waist and hold hands in a homoerotic display of heterosexual hegemony.

The group has protested across France with slogans scribbled over their effete, hairless bodies (France’s number one export: twinks) such as “No gay marriage”, “Save kids” and “Demo [democracy] dead.”

Meanwhile, these anti-gay ticklefests are basically for naught as same-sex marriage and adoption will inevitably become the law of the land when parliament gives final approval tomorrow, April 23. But hey, if Les Hommen wants to keep stripping down anyway, may we suggest a kiss-in? Take that outrage down each other’s throats where it belongs.

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By:           Les Fabian Brathwaite
On:           Apr 22, 2013
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  • 45 Comments
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      Well, I’ll give themk one thing… even with their masks and gags, they’re all kinda cute, AND… why are they dressed so sexy??? Hmmmmmmmm.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 8:26 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Andrew
      Andrew

      I wonder where all these people were when it was all over the news about priests sexually abusing children? They seem so passionate about stopping gays getting a piece of paper but not adult men touching boys and girls.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 8:29 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Scribe38
      Scribe38

      @Dakotahgeo: Want to make a bet that at least some of these tools are having issues coming to terms that they are themselves homosexual?

      Apr 22, 2013 at 8:30 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo
      2eo

      Youtube user TimeDefeater sums it up in the most perfect way possible

      “This is? gayer then gay marriage.”

      I doff the cap, or perhaps beret.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 8:32 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kieran
      Kieran

      Nothing “homoerotic” about a group of idiots wearing clown masks. Being shirtless doesn’t change the fact that they are bigots, and bigotry is always ugly.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 9:08 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Caleb in SC
      Caleb in SC

      For all of their affectations as to being so sophisticated, who would have known that the French would have so many closed minded douche bags?

      Apr 22, 2013 at 10:09 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @Scribe38: Heh heh heh, you are so right! Maybe more than 10%? They’re not exactly convincing me of their cause, the silly boys!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 10:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @DOFEK: Yes, with an attitude such as yours I’m sure they will give your letter much attention… for about ten seconds, then the circular file, un huh!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 10:51 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • mpwaite
      mpwaite

      yawn……………………………… And what’s with the granny panties hanging out over the jeans??? Good night!! These French Fries are in a desperate need of a serial make-over!!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 11:06 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • erikwm
      erikwm

      I have a hard time believing this is not satire. They even break into song at the end! LOL.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 11:38 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gigi Gee
      Gigi Gee

      Save Kids. From whom, their parents?

      Apr 22, 2013 at 12:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rehyan
      Rehyan

      These look like pics of an All-male Les Miz

      Apr 22, 2013 at 1:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      This “Protest” reminds me of those interviews with the anti-gay “Ex Gay” groups that claimed that close holding and touching between men was a good way to stop being gay because they claimed the men were just gay to try to replace affection they should have gotten from their father.

      In other words, they weren’t “GAY” they just had an excuse in their group to cuddle up with a bunch of men.

      These French guys aren’t “GAY” they are just so anti-gay that they want to run around shirtless with a bunch of other shirtless men dancing to ABBA. Funny how being topless is legal in France but none of these “HETROS” saw fit to invite a woman.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 1:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ouragannyc
      ouragannyc

      @Kieran:
      Amen to that

      Apr 22, 2013 at 2:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ouragannyc
      ouragannyc

      Why are they writing their stuff in English? To get international attention?
      bunch of loosers. Maybe they are unemployed. That’s why they have so much time to waste!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 2:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mr-DJ
      Mr-DJ

      And what the Hell does this have to with these idiots anyway. They REALLY have nothing better to do with their time than to try stop others from having their natural rights.

      And what the Hell does it have to do with saving kids? Several have messages about kids painted on themselves.

      You DO save kids by NOT sending them the wrong message about being Gay. That helps prevent suicides, and helps prevents non-Gay kids from getting caught up in bullying and eventually killing others.

      So these idiots are also on the wrong side of protecting kids, as well.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 3:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ouragannyc
      ouragannyc

      @Mr-DJ:
      The law makes it legal for gay parents to adopt.
      They believe that will kill children. A right wing MP said the government is “assassinating” the children of France. this is where “save the children” comes from.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 3:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ait10101
      ait10101

      Peculiar that so many of them have English words on their signs. Maybe they don’t speak French.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 3:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MK Ultra
      MK Ultra

      Send in the clowns.
      Oh, too late. They’re already there.
      The obvious difference between FEMEN (topless female Ukrainian activists) and HOMMEN is a set of balls.
      Here’s the thing; FEMEN is the group with the balls.
      Those women put themselves in a vunerable and dangerous position, topless among haters and crazies, fighting for somebody else’s RIGHTS.
      These french pussies HOMMEN are masked and protesting among their fiends (ooops, Freudian slip. “friends”, that is) for the selfish, arrogant, childish goal of retaining their own straight, white male PRIVILEGE.
      FEMEN -brave and selfless.
      HOMMEN – cowardly, selfish bigots.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Truth Addict
      Truth Addict

      With that many shirtless Frenchmen, the protest was probably pretty stinky.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • daniwitz13
      daniwitz13

      HOMOSEXUALS ARE A FRAUD. Don’t believe me? Just ask yourself, am I able to pick one out in a crowd. In a crowd of 100, two should be Homosexuals, would you know which two? You would be good if you could because even Parents could not tell that their Child was Gay. Married couples for years and with Children finally come “out” and tell their spouse that they are Gay. Anderson Cooper and Don Lemon News Casters for years, unknown to all until they come “out” and “claim” that they are gay. NFL retired Player Harris, now comes “out” and “claims” he is Gay. Surprise, surprise, they have to “out” themselves to be known. Doesn’t this tell you that Homosexuality is then, an Unknown? Psychologist will document that Homosexuality exists, but cannot provide valid proof that it is in a particular Person. It is a condition that could be lied about and no method to validate it at any time, especially in Court. There are No known methods to find it, define it or determine that he is one, only his word. In Hawaii, on a Bed and Breakfast case, they “claimed” to be Gay and discriminated against and won their case. They gave no proof to the Court that they were Gay and the Courts never asked for proof, therefore took their “word” for it. So with no proof, they won. Does it make any sense to have a person sue you by telling the Court that they are something but have no proof that they are? Wouldn’t you want the Courts to ask the person suing you to provide proof that they are really Gays. The truth though is that it can never be proven. But, if that is true and that there is no way to prove it, how can Govt. make Laws recognizing it? Protecting it? Providing Rights and Benefits? Well, that is where the Fraud that I mentioned comes in. It seems that slowly by slowly, Homosexuality has worked its way into the fabric of Society, unnoticed by the General public, Govt. and Courts. No proof or verification is necessary for something so acceptable by Society, although detrimental to it. Why bother with proof when the Constitution is not bothered with? Who cares if people can lie and give no proof of who they are and get Millions from the Govt. and Citizens. The Govt. don’t care, the Courts don’t care and the President of the United States don’t care, so why should anyone care? After all, it is only your tax money, why bother? If you were sued for Millions by someone that “claims” to be a Vegetarian, wouldn’t you make them prove to the Court that Vegetables run through their blood and Veins or a documented test that can verify a Person IS a Vegetarian? Just eating Vegetables in not proof. But then, why not ask the same for Homosexuals? That Homosexuality is in their Blood or something? A documented proof. Loving or living with, is not Proof. But as I’ve pointed out, no proof is given and no proof is asked. WHY? Most Judges will ask to see your Papers for proof of what you claim. An expert to verify with test results to satisfy the Court. But again, not for Homosexuality. WHY? Can you imagine Courts with no proof or evidence? Well, wonder no more, Gays give no proof, not asked for proof and frankly cannot provide any proof. But Justice is no where in sight and our survival will be out of sight in the Future. But do remember always, you allowed it to continue and took no stand against it. I’m taking my stand with this comment.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mr-DJ
      Mr-DJ

      @daniwitz13: Apparently I have the same proof that I am GAY – as you have that you are HETERO!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • titansweet
      titansweet

      @Scribe38: Hehe totally agree with you on that

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mr-DJ
      Mr-DJ

      @MK Ultra: Such a perfect observation, MK.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @daniwitz13: Are you sure you’re not DOFEK’s evil twin brother? Maybe twin sisters with a grudge? Ugh! Be gone, both of you!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:31 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • titansweet
      titansweet

      @Mr-DJ: Absolutely!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:34 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @Mr-DJ: Ahhhhhh, but how do we KNOW that Daniwitz31 IS HETero?? For all we know, he may be schizophrenic, and not know who the hell he is… almost entirely possible!?

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • titansweet
      titansweet

      @daniwitz13: When one can prove with a blood test that someone is heterosexual then I will agree with your “proof theory”, it shows so much ignorance on your part. It shows you have no idea of what sexual orientation is. You should have something more challenging than this to present in a court of law.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mr-DJ
      Mr-DJ

      @ouragannyc: Understood, ‘Ouragannyc’. I guess those opposed to Gay Adoption seem to forget that any adoption usually equates to children being WANTED as opposed to so many hetero couples who end up with unplanned, and often unwanted children. And half of them end up in broken homes, tossed about, and/or “fought over” due to the Heteros’ 50% divorce rate. They should focus on those REAL problems instead of “imagined” issues based solely upon conspiracy theories (which are no more than mere food for the illiterate masses.)

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mr-DJ
      Mr-DJ

      The speaker in the video here should have have been gagged like the rest of them. Gay Marriage, Gay Adoption, Gay Rights has nothing to do with them. We should all be FOR everyone else’s rights, not AGAINST them. How selfish! We should SUPPORT each other, not tear each other down. One cannot elevate themselves by tearing someone else down. All that does is prove you can not elevate yourself with stepping on the backs of others. That makes you a useless, self-righteous, A$$.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 4:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • the other Greg
      the other Greg

      @daniwitz13: “Just ask yourself, am I able to pick one out in a crowd. In a crowd of 100, two should be Homosexuals, would you know which two?”

      Actually most of us can do that. It’s called “gaydar”!

      And what’s With the Erratic capitalization? Are You a time Traveler From the 18th century?

      Apr 22, 2013 at 5:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Motlee
      Motlee

      These guys are indeed very graphic about their protests. They are wearing masks because they are masking their covert tendencies and possible excitement about gay sex and man to man tendencies. For straight guys to be overly reactive and almost obtrusive of their protest tells me these guys may have tried playing on the other side and got scared of their realities. Drama queens masked as straight… possible.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 5:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JLLRoch
      JLLRoch

      Love it, I didn’t want to marry it, anyway!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 5:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RevJim
      RevJim

      Haven’t the slightest care what fascist France thinks.
      Ooops. I said “France” and “think” in the same sentence. Silly me.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 5:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @RevJim: LOLOL. We all err, RevJim… you’re correct but forgiven! ;-)

      Apr 22, 2013 at 5:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • David
      David

      Perhaps their strategy is to distract guys in committed relationships, cause jealousy and fights, and disrupt potential gay marriages? I certainly support their right to protest and entertain!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 5:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • igoape
      igoape

      A bunch of masked shirtless twinks is a protest? Hell that is my idea of fantasy! I have seen pride parades with far less skin. If I saw a protest like that I would be tempted to join!

      Apr 22, 2013 at 6:26 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DuMaurier
      DuMaurier

      I can’t deny their anti-equality protests are way more imaginative and colorful than what NOM comes up with here.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 6:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • balehead
      balehead

      And still the gays in United States still aren’t marching……

      Apr 22, 2013 at 7:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Masterterradil
      Masterterradil

      Dudes, no one likes a mime.

      Apr 22, 2013 at 10:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DOFEK
      DOFEK

      Catholic fucking FROGS! don`t come to the USA it IS very unsafe for you. AdamHomo

      Apr 22, 2013 at 11:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gordon
      Gordon

      I wouldn’t wager with you on that! No way! “Me thinks they protesteth too much!:

      Apr 23, 2013 at 12:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dunivant66
      dunivant66

      What’s up with the Phantom of the Opera masks? Nothing gay about that! ROTFL!!!

      Apr 24, 2013 at 1:30 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daggerman
      Daggerman

      ..the whole thing looks very odd to me. These (so-called heterosexual men are acting as if they’re anything but straight?), probably about as straight as the yellow brick road!

      Apr 24, 2013 at 8:14 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gordon
      Gordon

      Oh, Daggerman, you had to bring that y/b road up again! Sheesh! And I agree. You know, all this ranting about “prove this” and “prove that” just makes me tired of the whole thing. I have never been asked to prove anything to anyone because it is no business of theirs. Dont need any proof to be one way or the other. Just be fair to everyone and equal and honest. Sure a hell works for me. Oh, and BTW, there is an old joke about Tallulah Bankhead being asked if a guest at one of her parties was gay. She responded: I don’t know, dahling! He’s never xxxxxx my xxxx! (Gales of laughter here, guys!)

      Apr 24, 2013 at 9:09 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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