The debate over LGBTQ equality has devolved into arguing over metaphors about seatbelts on airplanes

We didn’t think homophobes and Christian extremists could get any more petty, and this happened…

In recognition of Amsterdam Pride, which took place last weekend, Royal Dutch Airlines posted the following message on its official Twitter page:

Cute, right?

Well, it didn’t take long for trolls and the homophobes to completely miss the point and start trashing the tweet, turning into a debate about natural law and which of the seatbelts truly “belonged” together.

This is where we’re at, people. The debate over LGBTQ equality has devolved into childish homophobes arguing over metaphors involving memes about the seatbelts on airplanes.

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  • JaredMacBride

    Typical for social media. Nothing to get butt-hurt about.

  • KaiserVonScheiss


    No, it just doesn’t make any sense. They are laughing at the stupidity of the metaphor. I knew plenty of people, none of whom are ‘homophobes,’ who found it stupid.

    I’m sorry, but the image doesn’t make any sense.

  • MacAdvisor

    One could tie the ends of the belt to hold oneself in. I did that once on a flight when the belt was broken.

    • Heywood Jablowme

      That is impressive, considering that you keep informing us how fat you are!

      (Sorry, MacA, I couldn’t resist.)

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