Is Maggie Gallagher A Lesbian? “I Don’t Think Of Myself As A Heterosexual” She Admits In New Blog Post

Maggie-GallagherWTF? Maggie Gallagher just admitted she doesn’t think of herself as a heterosexual.

In a rambling new blog post, littered with very poor syntax and excessive verbiage, the NOM co-founder writes:

Here’s my view: When Christians tell me that homosexuality is “socially constructed” and therefore not a “real” permanent feature of human existence, I generally respond “I know gay people exist the same way that I know that Methodists exist. I’ve met them.”

In other words, not all categories that are real are founded on fixed unchangeable essences. Sexual orientation as a concept is a way of organizing “given reality” (sexual attraction) into a communal identity, the strongest kind.  It is therefore not at all like race, and but rather more akin to religion.

Such deep and profound wisdom.

The sage continues:

I never ever think of myself as a heterosexual, nonetheless my own ideas about my experience of sexuality (“we are born male and female and called to come together in love in this thing called marriage”) are core enough to my identity and my sense of what is required for communal good that I am willing to suffer rather than renounce them, if necessary. They are not positions I hold, they are part of who I am.

Hold up! Did Maggie Gallagher, crusader for homophobia, just admit to possibly being a lesbian?

No. Not at all.

She just doesn’t label herself as a heterosexual. But she still is one, by definition, and she’s willing to make a martyr of herself over it “if necessary.”

Now we can’t help but wonder… If she believes this strongly about her own heterosexuality, does she think it’s possible for gays and lesbians to feel similarly about their homosexuality?

“I do not have strong feelings” she writes towards the end of her blog post.

Which begs the question: Why the hell did she feel the need to write this nonsense?

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  • Nowuvedoneit

    Well, the closet cases are always the most homophobic.

  • Kamuriie

    That doesn’t “beg the question.” It RAISES the question.

    Begging the question is a *specific* logical fallacy in constructing arguments.

  • redcarpet30

    Why this woman ever had any real influence is beyond me. Even by conservative standards she’s just…weird.

  • Teeth

    She doesn’t label herself as a heterosexual because she thinks it’s the obvious and only choice- there is no need for a label (to her). Why she gets press is a mystery.

  • 1EqualityUSA

    I’m nauseated.

  • LubbockGayMale

    I no longer see the need to identify her orientation, since she’s not getting laid in any way, shape or fashion!

  • 1EqualityUSA

    Is this the end of days?……………………………….haagen dazs.

  • NCSilverBear

    Who is the “Maggie” person and why should I care about what she thinks — or doesn’t — about herself?

  • NCSilverBear

    PS: but if I were asked to pick a lesbian out of a line-up she was in . . . . Well . . . .

  • Sweet Boy

    I threw up a bit inside my mouth…..I am sorry the the lesbians

  • LAguy323

    I wouldn’t be surprised if she were actually Lesbian. Whatever. Nothing excuses her unconscionable, self-justifying arrogance; attempting to restrict and control the rights and liberties others. Fùck off, you cabbage-eating COW.

  • james_in_cambridge

    @LAguy323: I’ve never heard “cabbage eating” used as an insult before but it did sound vicious the way you wrote it, LOL! Bravo!

  • Cam

    I think she is more saying that she doesn’t go around thinking of herself as heterosexual, but she is one without having to label herself.

    Then again, I could be wrong because this rambling mush mouth isn’t exactly on point.

    As for her being a lesbian, I get a MUCH stronger “Bitter F*g Hag whose F*g got away vibe from her”.

    But either way, it is just one more instance of the rest of the gay community having to deal with the massive repercussions of a few people who want to share their baggage with the rest of the world.

    Oh, and Maggie, as long as you’re in a sharing mood, how about you finally answer those same three questions I’ve been asking you for years.

    1. If you believe in “Traditional” marriage why didn’t you take your husband’s last name?
    2. Why don’t you wear a wedding ring?
    3. Why are you and your husband never photographed together and just who is that “Friend” of his that he travels with all the time?

  • bjohnmasters

    @Teeth: That is the point she was trying to make. It’s just so natural (not just for her, but the only way nature is organized, in her mind) for her, that she doesn’t think about what he sexual orientation is. We have to think about it, because it is outside what Maggie defines as natural.

    I’ve always wanted to ask her if it’s natural that her “out-of-wedlock” son doesn’t have very much to do with her, and that her husband’s pretty much never been seen with her in a public setting (and I don’t think they even live together). Those are the questions I’d like to have answered.

  • Ogre Magi

    Christians are such vermin

  • mikeincleveland

    I just don’t understand why she hasn’t pulled her mysterious husband out into the public sphere yet after all of this.

    Why won’t any media outlets literally track the guy down and film him or confront him.

    There’s just something really fishy about her whole “marriage” thing, I’m telling ya.

  • jimstoic

    As much as I dislike her actions, I was surprised to find some relatively complex thought in this bit of her writing. But her description of her thinking gets murky at “my sense of what is required for communal good…” Communal good within a marriage? Within the church? Within the world? What community is she talking about? The first time I read it, I thought she was saying that she would sacrifice her sexuality for communal good, but I’m not sure anymore. If that WAS what she was saying, I say “Great! But don’t assume everyone else has the same idea of ‘communal good.'” Many of us believe that individuals who lead lives that they themselves consider “good” add up to “communal good.”

  • DB75

    @NateOcean: LOL – spot on!!!

    Honestly, Maggie has lost all credibility. Every single statement she has made against the LGBT has all been proved to be hyperbolic fear mongering – all lies. Her and Brian totally deserve each other.

  • Milk

    She is drowning in quicksand and will grab on to anything to sustain her 15 minutes of fame. She bet on the wrong side.

  • DistingueTraces

    @Kamuriie: +10

  • DistingueTraces

    @Ogre Magi: Oh, okay, thanks.

  • michael mellor

    Maggie’s point is that she doesn’t base her identity on her sexuality.

  • Lvng1tor

    ick…just ick!

  • NoCagada

    Smebody’s dick would get hard for that???

    Other than a wilderbeast, I just can’t imagine…


    Maggot Gallagher is one of the most vile dispicable subhuman creatures to ever crawl out from under fungus bacteria covered rock………..

    She has spewed her own special brand of hatred upon our community for decades defending “traditional marriage” when her husband spends most of his time traveling the world with a male partner playing in bridge tournaments……….

  • cformusic

    this makes my head hurt..i’m so confused

  • IcarusD

    She’s wrong, though. She thinks about her sexual orientation all the time without even realizing it.

    How many times do straight people decry how gay people have to flaunt their sexuality. At the same time, that same straight person has a photo of their spouse or fiance on their desk at work. They chat about what they did with their boyfriend or girlfriend over the weekend. They flaunt their sexuality all the time without realizing it.

    Studies have shown that people’s perception of their identity is shaped by their: (1) gender; (2) sexual orientation; (3) race; and (4) religion. In that order. When someone is part of a dominant culture, they don’t realize the extent to which that shapes their identity. In Maggie’s case, she’s probably pretty aware of being a woman in this culture, even if she thinks women don’t need extra rights, but being white, straight, and Christian may seem more in the background for her. It’s still at the forefront of her identity, but she just doesn’t need to think about it.

  • enlightenone

    @LubbockGayMale: Lol. That’s why she has time to “think!”

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  • randalaw

    Will we ever be free of seeing this manatee’s face in print? Will she ever simply go away and never be seen again on this (or any other LGBT) website?

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