Bil Browning

Anti-gay Flicks: Entertaining the troops

Filed By Bil Browning | January 02, 2011 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: anti-gay propaganda, homophobic behavior, US Navy

"The videos created onboard USS Enterprise in 2006-2007 were not created with the intent to offend anyone. The videos were intended to be humorous skits focusing the crew's attention on specific issues such as port visits, traffic safety, water conservation, ship cleanliness, etc."

-- US Navy statement about a series of videos made by Capt. Owen Honors - now the commander of the carrier - that featured anti-gay slurs, sailors in drag, and simulated masturbation and rectal exams.

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Were I still a Naval Advocate and were he serving in the same navy with me, he'd be facing a host of charges. He'd also be hoping that the stripes on the sleeves of his dress uniforms were put in with velcro, because some would be coming off.

well there is one good thing to come from this video. Tony Perkins and Peter Lababera may have lost a lot of steam on their arguments about how the military feels about guys showering together.