Rick Perry Doesn’t Get Why Gay People Have to Have Gay Sex All the Time

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In On My Honor, his 2008 book about the Boy Scouts, Rick Perry admitted that he “can sympathize with those that believe sexual preference is genetic.” In other words, unlike some other Republican presidential nominees, he thinks that gays may very well be born gay. Yet, strangely, Perry doesn’t approve of them actually behaving like the gay people they are:


So, the “choice” here is between having sex with people you’re naturally attracted to or living a miserable, sexless existence so as not to offend Rick Perry. Tough call.

Perry Compared Homosexuality to Alcoholism in 2008 Book [Swampland/Time]
Rick Perry Compared Homosexuality To Alcoholism, Condemned ‘Radical Gays’ For Promoting ‘Gay Lifestyle’ [Think Progress]