Air Force Secretary Promotes Homosexual Ceremonies In Afghanistan--"Fanning Is Big Idiot"
Eric Fanning, the acting secretary of the U.S. Air Force and the first openly homosexual to hold the post, touted how "gay pride" events were being celebrated around the globe, including in Afghanistan.
Fanning said he wanted to give "a shout-out to all the other DOD Pride events" at the Department of Defense's LGBT Pride Month event at the Pentagon on Tuesday.
"This is not the DOD pride event," Fanning said. "They're all over the world, including in Kandahar and Bagram this week in Afghanistan."
The U.S. State Department's country report on Afghanistan for 2012 says, "The law criminalizes consensual same-sex sexual conduct activity, and there were reports that harassment, violence, and detentions by the police increased significantly during the year. No law exists to address discrimination or harassment on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Homosexuality was widely seen as taboo and indecent. Organizations devoted to the protection or exercise of freedom of sexual orientation remained underground."