Calling Groomers Groomers Is Upset The LGBT Community Or Something

Pro-tip: you wouldn’t be getting upset about being called groomers if you weren’t supporting teaching/discussing/indoctrinating young children about adult sexual topics

Weaponized grooming rhetoric is taking a toll on LGBTQ community and child sex abuse survivors

Grooming, a term associated with adults who sexually abuse children, has become an attack word in today’s battle over anti-LGBTQ legislation and is spilling out into the broader culture wars.

The term, coined in the 1980s, describes a process used to gain access to a potential victim, coerce them to agree to the abuse and reduce the risk of being caught, according to RAINN, a national anti-sexual violence organization.

Now, however, some conservatives are using such terms as “grooming,” “groomer” and “pro-pedophile” against opponents in battles over everything from laws restricting discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity in schools to Supreme Court confirmations. Critics say the references are dangerous, diminishing the experience of sexual assault survivors and smearing the LGBTQ community, which has long faced a false stigma regarding inappropriate behavior with children.

“I think it does enormous harm,” said Michael Bronski, a professor of women, gender and sexuality studies at Harvard University and author of “A Queer History of the United States for Young People.” “This really speaks to the deep-seatedness of this notion of abusing children as a political tactic.”

And, as long as these people are going to support the notion of exposing young children to adult sexual topics they have no business knowing about they’ll be called groomers. They don’t seem particularly upset about hurting young children.

Use of terms such as grooming and pro-pedophile play into a persistent stereotype linking LGBTQ people to inappropriate behavior with children, “which is completely, patently false,” said R.G. Cravens, assistant professor of political science at California Polytechnic State University, who focuses on LGBTQ politics and policy.

Well, there wouldn’t be stereotypes if it wasn’t happening.

It’s not just LGBT, but, unhinged straight leftists who are doing this.

He added that the use of weaponized language often arises in reaction to LGBTQ political, legal and social gains. As such, Cravens explained, right-wing groups have historically used loaded terms to discredit and delegitimize political opponents and LGBTQ people in particular and few topics draw as strong an emotional response as harm being done to children.

Oh, good, the Victim card has been played. A very good sign that the person is in the wrong. Leave the kids alone.

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9 Responses to “Calling Groomers Groomers Is Upset The LGBT Community Or Something”

  1. Elwood P. dOwd says:

    Generic Congressional QOPers have lost 10 percentage points in the past 2 months since QOPers started calling Dems pedophiles. Dems are now in the lead. Biden’s approval has risen about 40%.

    Good job QOPers, good job… The odious Cawthorns, McCarthys, Greenes, Gosars, Gaetz, Jordan. Boeberts, duhSantis are hurting your movement.

    • L.G.Brandon!, L.G.Brandon! says:

      Where on earth (if you are on earth) do you get this ridiculous misinformation?

      If this were true you wouldn’t be in such a panic about the demise of your party. You have reached peak insanity level QdOwd. Take your meds.

      FJB and all the perverted sex groomers who follow the communist democrat party.

      • drowningpuppies says:

        Where on earth (if you are on earth) do you get this ridiculous misinformation?

        From his imaginary friends.

        Bwaha! Lolfg

      • Elwood P. dOwd says:

        OK, grooomer.

        Lying Groooomer Brandon doesn’t believe that the QOP has now fallen behind. Good. We hope your guys keep doing what they’re doing!

        Yesterday, diminished capacity DonJon tRumPutin forgot who he had endorsed in the Ohio Senate primary!

        President Biden: “This is the first time a president has attended this dinner in six years. But, it’s understandable. We had a horrible plague followed by two years of Covid.”

        “Just imagine if my predecessor came to this dinner this year. Now, that would really have been a coup if that occurred.”

        “But I’m honored to be here at such an event with so much history.”

        “The very first president to attend the White House Correspondents’ Dinner was Calvin Coolidge in 1924. I had just been elected to the United States Senate. And I reme — I remember telling him, ‘Cal, just be yourself. Get up there and speak from the heart. You’re going to be great, kid’.”

      • Facts Matter says:

        Biden poll numbers tick up, GOP loses lead in generic congressional ballot
        Mon, May 2, 2022, 7:21 AM
        President Biden’s approval numbers have ticked up from 37 to 42 percent in new Washington Post/ABC News polling. Also, Republicans have lost ground in a generic congressional ballot.

        THEY have got to get you ready for LOCKDOWNS and mail in voting for 2022. Won’t look good for the Democrats to pick up 10 senate seats and 50 house seats when their poll numbers are low.

  2. Elwood P. dOwd says:

    bRandon types the dumbest thing he’s ever typed: you wouldn’t be getting upset about being called groomers if you weren’t supporting teaching/discussing/indoctrinating young children about adult sexual topics

    you wouldn’t be getting upset about being called white supremacists if you weren’t supporting white supremacy

    you wouldn’t be getting upset about being called fascists if you weren’t supporting authoritarian rule of America

    you wouldn’t be getting upset about being called child abusers if you weren’t supporting the Church

    you wouldn’t be getting upset about being called ignorant if you weren’t supporting QAnon

    bRandon is upset because he knows it’s true!

  3. L.G.Brandon!, L.G.Brandon! says:

    As I’ve said and shall repeat: You’ve lost it QdOwd. You’re gone and so is you party and that lying senile fuker you installed as president.

    You have become a parody of yourself. Constant projection, repetitive insults, constant lies and worst of all you never learn a fukin’ thing.

    FJB, QdOwd and his groomer party. Perverts, criminals, grifters the whole lot of ya.

    But you are amusing to read. As you spiral down the shithole of despair knowing your party will implode in November I’s so much fun to read your psychotic rants.

    It’s a nice day here today so I’m going out on my boat. Maybe fish. Have a great afternoon you hateful old commie bastard. Hahahaha.

  4. Elwood P. dOwd says:

    So the drag show, though inappropriate at the high school, has nothing to do with bRandon’s false claims about grooooming! and pedophiles. We get it. Pedophiles are reviled, so even dumbass conservatives are smart enough to know that calling Dems pedophiles will register with the conservatard base. I mean, just look at bRandon’s scribblings on the subject.

    It’s like saying Maddy Cawthorn, whose pictures in drag are all over the interwebs, being invited to a sex party by fellow Republicans contributes to Christian conservatism’s involvement with actual pedophilia. Christian conservatives diddle children independent of House Republicans sex and cocaine parties! There is more evidence that nuCon hero and Savior, DonJon tRumPutin, raped a 13 year old girl than teachers in Florida are grooooming! kindergarten kids!

    If it wasn’t true that DJt raped that girl why would nuCons deny it? The nuGOP (QOP) is THE party of pedophilia, and that is why they project onto Dems.

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