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Israeli-Russian politician: Most gays are miserable, eventually kill themselves

Rightist lawmaker, Anastassia Michaeli, slams Channel 10 programs that show 'how nice it is to be gay'; claims most homosexuals were sexually abused and are 'miserable, eventually kill themselves at the age of 40'.

Michaeli's comments drew harsh criticism from several lawmakers and organizations in Israel: "MK Michaeli is originally from St. Petersburg, which recently passed an illiberal law that forbids any public expression of homosexuality, so maybe it's possible to understand where the legislator's (opinions) come from," said the chairman of the Lobby for the Struggle Against Homophobia in Israel.

In January Michaeli was suspended from the Knesset plenum for a month after she threw water on Arab MK Ghaleb Majadele's face during an Education, Culture and Sports Committee meeting.

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"Most homosexuals are people who experienced sexual abuse at a very young age," Knesset Member Anastassia Michaeli posited Wednesday.

MK Michaeli (Yisrael Beitenu), who spoke during a session of the Knesset's Committee on the Status of Women, slammed Channel 10 for featuring programs that show "how nice it is to be gay," and added: "They are miserable, these homosexuals… Eventually they commit suicide at the age of 40."

The rightist lawmaker questioned Channel 10's "right to air such programs - which my children (could be watching). How fun it is to put on make-up and wear skirts. These are the same people who want to be women.


"In these shows the homosexual's mother is interviewed and says how miserable she is and that she is divorced from her husband. I want to ask what the (homosexual) went through when he was three years old and why (the parents) are divorced," she told the committee.

"I think most homosexuals are people who experienced sexual abuse at a very young age, and things deteriorated from there," the MK said.


Yisrael Beiteinu issued a statement disassociating the party from Michaeli's comments about homosexuals. "Michaeli's statements are her own opinion and do not represent the party," the statement read.




Michaeli's comments drew harsh criticism from several lawmakers and organizations. MK Ilan Gilon, from the leftist Meretz party, said the Knesset cannot accept "homophobic remarks" and called on the Yisrael Beitenu lawmaker to "delve into her own past."


Kadima MK Nino Abesadze called Michaeli's remarks "dark and antiquated."


"MK Michaeli is originally from St. Petersburg, which recently passed an illiberal law that forbids any public expression of homosexuality, so maybe it's possible to understand where the legislator's (opinions) come from," said the MK, who chairs the Lobby for the Struggle Against Homophobia.


Israel Gay Youth director Avner Dafni said he was "shocked that in 2012 there remain public officials who express themselves in such an archaic and dangerous manner. Such comments can push homosexual teens to the brink of suicide."



In January Michaeli was suspended from the Knesset plenum for a month after she threw water on n MK Ghaleb Majadele's face during an Education, Culture and Sports Committee meeting.


"Majadele will learn not to insult women. He hurt the honor of the Knesset and of this place," Michaeli said afterwards.



A confrontation broke out between Arab MKs and Michaeli after the latter spoke against a school principal who decided to take his students to a human rights march in the Arab town of Arara in the Galilee.





http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4242382,00.html





Photos 1-2 taken from recent pride march in Tel Aviv, Third photo- MK Anastassia Michaeli


Added: Jun-14-2012 Occurred On: Jun-14-2012
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  • Anastassia Michaeli is known here for her cheap and absurd provocations, which most of the time are quite amuzing.

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  • They should allocate a country where all gay people can go fuck off and fuck themselves I've honestly had enough of it , I'm not homophobic I just don't like it !


    Geeze...

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  • The truth hurts.

    It is true that people who self identify as gay are significantly more likely to have been sexually abused as children than those that do not.

    It is also true that those who were abused are significantly more likely to be abusers.

    It is further true that gays use the exact same logic as child molestors:

    "We were born that way"
    "We can't help who we are attracted to"
    "We just want equal rights"
    "We should be able to have sex with whomever w More..

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  • TRUE

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  • ~it's true, there are studies done even here, in America, that show the same thing. "Gays" (or queers) have an extremely high mortality rate, and it's not just due to the fact that they spread all kinds of diseases amongst themselves. Have a happy day, faggots :)

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  • Sick people.

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  • Honestly Aydeo...who cares???

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  • it's to bad surfsock had his real identity exposed on liveleak, he probably was fired, so he can't add his perspective to the post, lol Stephen Sockett we hardly knew ya!

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    • @golem

      ??

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  • says Anastassia from the country that has a large gay demographic lol

    she looks like a butch herself !

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  • I approve of the first picture :)

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  • The politican isn't so wrong. He/She's alluding to the statistics that homosexuals are more likely to kill themselves, be drug users and a host of other problems.

    More info can be found here - http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=c52_1332882030

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  • i think the muslim world has an edge in terms of the side benefits of supressing gays, most of them are to afraid to come out of the closet so they marry women and have children, when you have an active part of your population not procreating it is a large hindrance demographically, especially if you wish to retain a majority in your own state that is compromised of a large portion of muslims who have 10 kids a family

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    • @golem

      Are you kidding me? Muslims are the biggest homos on earth. It is day-to-day business for them to give each other butt loving. The first thing they did to Qadafi when they found him? Stick a knife up his ass.

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