Corduroy Skirts Are A Sin

The week before Thanksgiving, a woman named Michelle Deferio stood on a street corner on Syracuse University campus holding a sign proclaiming that homosexuality is a sin. That required a response, thought Chris Pesto, a junior drama major, who mounted a counterprotest of sorts:

Today (Wednesday, November 18th) I left my voice lesson and noticed two adults on campus holding signs that said “Homosexuality is a sin”. First, I would just like to say that I support people with their own opinions. I think that everyone is entitled to their right to think what they want. However, when someone comes on my campus, where I pay tuition to live, I don’t think it’s appropriate to rub such a hateful sign in someone’s face. I decided that because this woman thought it was okay to make me feel uncomfortable in my home, I would retaliate and make her feel just as uncomfortable, if not more.

This woman was wearing a ankle-length corduroy skirt, which, as we all know, is a fashion nono. So, in order to make her feel uncomfortable, I stood next to her and held a sign that said Corduroy skirts are a sin! I don’t think I have ever drawn so much attention in my life. SO many people asked to take a picture with me, I got laughs, high fives and there were the few that even cursed off the woman standing behind me.

fbomb blog has the story: Link - via Miss Cellania


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jm1656, that's another stereotypical hate-filled, fear-mongering misconception about homosexuals.

I don't think gender matters much to pedophiles, but I understand that most of them go after little girls.
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I think CE stopped posting a while ago.

Good for this guy, but I'm sure Corduroy-Skirt Girl didn't get the message. It's like the JW's who go door-to-door. They invite the "martyrdom", because they've been brainwashed to believe it earns them points (kinda like suicide bombers, but less invasive).

The whole story of Sodom and Gomorrah is an interpretation that could possibly have nothing to do with homosexuality.

Modern-day homophobia is based entirely on hatred. This woman doesn't see homosexuals as people any more than she probably sees black people on the same level as white people. The fact of the matter is you can't stand on the street corner with a racist sign any more, so they have to content themselves with hatred towards gays - that's still acceptable.
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@Barbara D

I don't think this woman was helped at all. If we want to change, we have to make that change ourselves. If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got. Religion I find is a form of cognitive behavioural therapy, but its stream lined to say "Everyone should be this specific way, and you shouldn't go out of the boundaries or you will be sorry." Unfortunately, if you were born that way, you actually believe yourself to be a lost cause, and even though suicide is a sin, gay Christians believe that because they can't change the way they were born; most feel their life is forfeit if they can't stray from the path so it won’t matter if they kill themselves, or cause themselves harm from chemical castration they attempt themselves. Make your own path, just because the roads are all pre-paved for you doesn't mean you have to go down it like everyone else.
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