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PA Candidate Hiding His Heterosexuality?

From the homosexual advocacy site, Queerty:

Is Gregg Kravitz Hiding His Heterosexuality to Win a Pennsylvania House Seat?

April 22, 2010

In Texas’ State Assembly race, Rep. Norma Chávez just got done apologizing for calling opponent Naomi Gonzalez a lesbian. Critics argued Chávez was trying to smear her challenger with her sexuality. But in Pennsylvania’s House race, Philadelphia’s Democratic incumbent Rep. Babette Josephs is claiming her opponent is, in fact, a heterosexual. And is lying about being bi.

On the campaign trail, Josephs’ challenger Gregg Kravitz, 29, is a proud bisexual man. But Josephs, 70, says that’s just a ploy to attract LGBT voters. And by anyone’s recollection, this might be the first time any major political race has included charges of faking it as queer.

Kravitz says he’s attracted to both men and women, but at a fundraiser at a local pub, Josephs, in addition to calling Kravitz a "trust fund baby," proudly announced, "I outed him as a straight person … and now he goes around telling people, quote, ‘I swing both ways.’ That’s quite a respectful way to talk about sexuality. This guy’s a gem."

For his part, Kravitz insists, "My sexuality is not a qualification for office. I bring it up only in the context that it’s important for the LGBT community to have a seat at the legislative table."

It would be most interesting if Kravitz were actually straight, and using a bi identity to pull in votes. But what a statement about acceptance of LGBTs that, by itself, would be making.

How perverse.

This article was posted by Steve on Friday, April 23rd, 2010. Comments are currently closed.

5 Responses to “PA Candidate Hiding His Heterosexuality?”

  1. proreason says:

    They should ask Obama.

    Who is better qualified to spot a bi-sexual than the boy king?

  2. fallingpianos says:

    We’ve come from “the love that dare not speak its name” to “the lust that will not shut up”.

  3. Mithrandir says:

    Is the picture of a man or woman? I seriously can’t tell.

    BUT, it says more about how screwed up our government is, when special interests try so desperately to get government office. The government should be neutral in all affairs, not hand out money for gay groups, or foreign aid, or affirmative action programs.

    Our gov’t is so broken, it is just a hand-out machine for anyone who can get their grimy claws in the money jar.

  4. platypus says:

    I hope everyone is grateful to not be in this district.

  5. jobeth says:

    I’ve been pretty busy lately so I’m only just now seeing this story.

    Amazing times we live in!

    BTW…To keep up with those times we live in I, too, am planning on having a coming out party…and you are all invited.

    I’m coming out as a hetrosexual….just in case any of you thought otherwise.

    Is this world upside down or what?!!! God, PLEASE…help this country!

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