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Suspiciously Prissy MD Tells NE Legislature Gay Men Are Sluts, So Don’t Protect Their Jobs

The Nebraska Unicameral Judiciary Committee is considering three bills that would protect LGBT people against various forms of discrimination.  One of the people who spoke against workplace protections for gays was Dr. Louis Safranek, a Harvard-educated MD in Omaha.

His voice trembling, the foppish internist explains above that, because a 1983 study done by the CDC showed that gay men have tons of sexual partners and are in a high-risk category for HIV, employers should be allowed to discriminate against them across the board.

“I urge the members of the Legislature to reject LB 485, which criminalizes business owners that see that the differences, such as I have highlighted, are in fact a legitimate bases for discriminating [against] homosexuals.”

LB 485, sponsored by state Sen. Danielle Conrad, would ban any businesses from discriminating against current or prospective employees based on sexual orientation, and would affect state and local governments, employers holding state contracts, and any businesses with more than 15 employees. (Religious organizations would be exempt.)

Well, at least Safranek is just maligning gay men, right? Since he cites the CDC study, he must be okay with lesbians, bisexual women and transgender people.

Nope.

The silver fox also urged lawmakers to reject any bill “that suggests that the gay lifestyle—or any of the LGBT lifestyles—are equivalent to the healthy sexual norm of sex within the confines of marriage between monogamous men and women.”

Seriously? We pity anyone who has an internist who thinks that abstinence until marriage is the norm in the United States.

h/t: Aksarbent

By:           Dan Avery
On:           Mar 15, 2013
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  • 44 Comments
    • jackpapa
      jackpapa

      …and this guy escaped earning “Douche of the Week?” I guess self-loathing is its own reward.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 5:58 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Daniel-Reader
      Daniel-Reader

      The CDC in 1983 (under Republican control at the time) is like quoting government scientists about the limits of women, latinos, black people, and Native Americans in 1918. Our government “scientific” agencies have a gruesome history of being less than objective through the years.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 6:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1EqualityUSA
      1EqualityUSA

      Could you imagine having to work with this little nipper?

      Mar 15, 2013 at 6:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chad Hunt
      Chad Hunt

      I think he doth protest to much. Judging by his speech, inflections, and demeanor I’d say this is a very bitter troll who spends night after night on craigslist hoping that he’ll be one of the average 700-900 partners by age 35 he says all gay men have without much success.

      Coming from someone who has probably had 20,000 sexual partners in my 40 years I still wouldn’t touch him.

      I know plenty of gay men who by age 35 have only had a handful of partners. I wouldn’t think it fair to take 19 of them and average them with me to make the average 1,000 partners. In any study it is always pertinent to exclude individuals who would be considered less than the average individual. I somehow doubt that that was done here.

      Let’s also remember, quoting a study from 1983 and comparing it to the average person of 2013 (30 years difference) is ridiculous. That’s like saying in 1990 racism was as rampant as in 1960.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 6:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chad Hunt
      Chad Hunt

      I’d like to take that study and discover the mean, median, mode, and range also verify the sample size and exactly who was surveyed.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 6:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hephaestion
      hephaestion

      I would hate this guy if I didn’t feel so very, very sorry for him.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 6:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      LOLOL. I’ve known Sen.(?) Ernie Chambers for 23 years from Omaha and he is one brilliant person. If there were anyone to put this Dr. Douche in his place, NOONE could do it better than Ernie! Harvard must be terribly embarrassed when this Dr. Quack mentions that he graduated from Haaavad! The man is pure bull!

      Mar 15, 2013 at 6:38 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Charles175
      Charles175

      What a stinking turd. His so called knowledge is most likely based in his personal behavioral history.

      Stinky turd of the week.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 7:01 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Redpalacebulleaglesox
      Redpalacebulleaglesox

      This guy is actually allowed to practice medicine on humans or any other living thing?

      Mar 15, 2013 at 8:13 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DMingledorff
      DMingledorff

      THIS GUY’S FIRST NAME MUST BE ADOLPH

      Mar 15, 2013 at 8:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • niles
      niles

      I learned through harsh experience that homophobia is extremely prevalent in the medical profession. Sad but true.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 8:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rock Star
      Rock Star

      Dr. Looney Tunes.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 9:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dionte
      Dionte

      Ignore him.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 9:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Tim
      Tim

      I’ve had 8 partners since coming out 25 years ago – and 2 of those combined would be 14 years. I’m prissier than Miss Thing, even.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 9:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Nictation
      Nictation

      OMG. Why is Liberace testifying?

      Mar 15, 2013 at 10:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • CAxlRose
      CAxlRose

      I don’t think my dog would let Dr. Dildo here operate on him.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 11:00 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MarvelUs
      MarvelUs

      I would not trust this doctor to make any life decisions for anyone I love. He has no compassion, and in my view has rejected Hippocrates Oath in favor of narrow personal prejudices. There is no objective data proving that gay men have any risk factors higher than heterosexuals. Also, sexuality is a continuum; no one is completely straight or gay.

      Mar 15, 2013 at 11:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Snickers
      Snickers

      @1EqualityUSA: I’m sorry and I don’t wish to insult anyone (except this little turkey in the article) But I have some concerns about ANY doctor who is Harvard-educated but is practicing in OMAHA. AND it doesn’t mention what his specialty is…..infectious diseases, ok. BUT his website says….ROFLMAO……

      “Preparing For Your Visit With Dr. Safranek:
      •10 things to know about head lice
      •Foot care tips for people with diabetes
      •10 ways to allergy-proof your home”
      •8 Great Gluten-Free Foods”

      Mar 16, 2013 at 12:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Billysees
      Billysees

      @Dionte: 13

      “Ignore him.” you say.

      Agreed, after he and his contempt has been exposed.

      Mar 16, 2013 at 2:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ait10101
      ait10101

      @CAxlRose: I wouldn’t let him anywhere near my dog.

      Mar 16, 2013 at 3:19 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      @ait10101: LOLOL. Funny you should mention veterinarians… This Dr. Douche has a perfect double in Kansas City, MO who is a vet. His name just happens to be Dr. Death to peoples’ pets! I lost two show cats to this wicked dolt. He has no morals either. Birds of a feather…!

      Mar 16, 2013 at 4:47 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Atomicrob
      Atomicrob

      Hmmmmmmm.

      Mar 16, 2013 at 5:15 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Derek Williams
      Derek Williams

      That senator questioning him was brilliant. If only they’d been allowed to continue another few hours, he’d eventually have had the Doc totally on the ropes.

      Mar 16, 2013 at 6:44 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      These sick twisted nightmares are the gay communities own version of black slave owners, Jews working for the Natzi, female pimps, etc…

      They are disgusting self hating closet cases. The only joy I get from this, is imagining this guy 20 years from now…seeing all the happy out gay couples will realize how horribly wasted his life was.

      Mar 16, 2013 at 9:24 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RSun
      RSun

      @Chad Hunt: So would I.

      Mar 16, 2013 at 10:37 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RSun
      RSun

      @Nictation: Bwah ha ha ha!

      Mar 16, 2013 at 10:38 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RSun
      RSun

      @Tim: A fellow prissy pants here. :-) In my 25 years of sexual activity, I have only been with a handful of men.

      Mar 16, 2013 at 10:45 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • gppm1103
      gppm1103

      @Chad Hunt: I had my first sexual experience in 1971…I stopped counting the number of men shortly after. 20,000? How did you manage that? Chad Hunt – you deserve a badge:-)

      Mar 16, 2013 at 11:29 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sohobod
      Sohobod

      He looks like the child catcher

      Mar 16, 2013 at 5:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MuscleModelBlog.com
      MuscleModelBlog.com

      This guy went to Harvard, and is quote a 30 year-old study? And he still practices medicine? I am shocked.

      Mar 16, 2013 at 6:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brian
      Brian

      There’s a lot of promiscuity on the male-male social scene. It is encouraged. Don’t deny that promiscuity is rampant on our social scene.

      Mar 16, 2013 at 7:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Derek Williams
      Derek Williams

      @Brian: While that’s true of males, it’s not true of female homosexuals. Should the promiscuity of some, be grounds for denying someone employment, or access to goods and services to all gay people? And if so, why shouldn’t a promiscuous heterosexual person be denied access to the very same things on the very same grounds?

      Mar 16, 2013 at 8:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      @Brian:

      Gee, Brian, and there is NO promiscuity in the heterosexual scene….must be why there’s no such thing as female prostitutes servicing a constant stream of male clientle. (Eye Roll)

      Yes, all straight people just sit there never having more than one sexual partner.

      Mar 16, 2013 at 10:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Billysees
      Billysees

      @gppm1103: 28

      Lol……lol…….

      Mar 16, 2013 at 11:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Billysees
      Billysees

      Really, what is this guys real motive here ?

      Does he have his own practice ?
      Is business down ?

      Is he apart of a larger practice with many doctors ?

      Major question would be — isn’t this another form of “self advertising” ?

      Mar 16, 2013 at 11:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bear Aspirin
      Bear Aspirin

      She’s a Leslie Jordan character!

      Mar 16, 2013 at 11:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • RobinMcM
      RobinMcM

      He sounds quite envious when enumerating the sexual contacts presumably enjoyed by various groups of gay men.

      Mar 17, 2013 at 12:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • gaym50ish
      gaym50ish

      Like other studies that the anti-gays like to quote, the CDC’s San Francisco Cohort Study from 1978 to 1985 studied hepatitis and the early cases of HIV, which wasn’t even called that in 1978. They are fond of quoting studies that are about diseases instead of gay relationships, as if data gathered in STD clinics is representative of the entire gay population.

      Another study they like to quote, the so-called Dutch Study, was conducted over 20 years and was a valuable piece of research about HIV transmission. But these groups use it to “prove” that gay relationships are short-term and unstable, pointing out that gays in the study averaged 8 partners a year outside their relationships. They don’t bother to mention that the study excluded anyone who was monogamous (not likely to spread HIV) and anyone over 30. Now what would you expect to learn about stable relationships from a study that excluded anyone who was monogamous? What could you learn about long-term parnterships if you don’t include anyone over 30?

      If gay men are more promiscous, it’s because they’re MEN, not because they’re gay. Take women out of the equation and there’s nobody who’w going to say no. We know from the first kiss that we’re going to end up in the sack, and straight men just WISH they had it that easy.

      Mar 17, 2013 at 5:58 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • gaym50ish
      gaym50ish

      I wonder, does he think gays will stop doing it if they don’t let them keep their jobs? All of his arguments seem irrelevant to a discussion of workplace discrimination, unless they’re giving blowjobs under their desks.

      Mar 17, 2013 at 6:02 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Derek Williams
      Derek Williams

      @gaym50ish: Many thanks for this information, which I would like to use again in any future debates that may arise on this subject.

      Do you have more precise details as to these surveys, such as organising body (.e.g a university), researcher’s and/or publisher’s names and whether peer reviewed? Links would be helpful.

      An example of such research is at this link:
      http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8772014

      Thank you.

      Mar 17, 2013 at 6:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Elmwoodmac
      Elmwoodmac

      Didn’t this guy play the Dad in Back To The Future?

      Mar 17, 2013 at 1:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dennis
      Dennis

      This Quack is not only obviously a Homosexual who has probably contracted some “Promiscuous” Disease form one of his “Slut” Boyfriends. He obviously has an issue of protecting the rights of “Human Beings thus causing harm which goes against is oath od “First Do No Harm” He is Pompous. I am willing to bet he was paid by some group to come up with this crock of shit. You ever hear the story of yhe loud mouth yelling fag, fag,fag…Then you find out he is a big fag…. need I say more?

      Mar 17, 2013 at 8:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Polaro
      Polaro

      OMG. I loved every one of these comments.

      Mar 18, 2013 at 9:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sohobod
      Sohobod

      Child Catcher

      Mar 21, 2013 at 2:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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