Stoning the RainbowStoning the Rainbow: Societys Aversion to Gays by: ~GogolsOvercoatMore Like This
Walking down the halls in school, its common to hear piercing yells thick with profanity fire across the aisles. In particular, I notice the screams of faggot and homo, while many teachers stand by, either not hearing or not caring. This is the sad truth of an anti-gay society.
Homophobia has been present in much of western society for hundreds of years. During the Middle Ages, gay lovers were burned at the stake for sodomy. In 1513, explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa set his hunting dogs on Indian practitioners of male love. And under Adolf Hitler, thousands of homosexuals were murdered for simply being different. For simply being gay.
But where does this secret aversion come from? It has been a part of western culture at least since the Middle Ages. However, if one looks into the histories of other parts of the world at that same period of time, t