Robertson: Gay Teen Needs a Man In His Life to Turn Straight

Another day, another embarrassingly moronic response from Pat Robertson to a question from a 700 Club viewer. This time a woman wrote in to say that her stepson, who lives with his mother, thinks he’s gay. Robertson says being raised by a woman has changed his sexual orientation and he just needs a good man in his life to change him back.

Repeating the myth that homosexuality is the result of a lack of parental bonding, Robertson said “his attraction is now toward other men because he’s raised by a woman.”

“I would get him male companions, I’d get him some man to help him, some mentor, someone who cares about young men,” Robertson advised. “He is being raised by a single woman and that is skewing his orientation.”

Seriously, you fucking idiot, do you know how many boys are raised by single mothers in this country? About 15 million of them. You know how many of them turn out to be gay? A tiny percentage, no different than the percentage raised by two parents or just by men.

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  • eric

    Robertson said “his attraction is now toward other men because he’s raised by a woman.”

    Robertson then went on to say that, since he was raised by humans, his attraction is now toward fish.

  • Richard Smith

    It’s true! Did you know that the majority of bisexual men were raised in households with both a mother and a father?

  • John Pieret

    another embarrassingly moronic response from Pat Robertson

    Unfortunately, neither Pat or his audience are capable of embarrassment.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=730511544 billdaniels

    There actually are men who are on the look-out for single mothers who are looking for a man to be a role model for their children. They are called pedophiles.

  • busterggi

    Most atheists were raised by theists.

  • matty1

    his attraction is now toward other men because he’s raised by a woman. I would get him male companions

    I don’ t think he quite understands how this works.

  • rationalinks

    Hmm…so following Pat’s logic here, in cases of divorce where children are involved, or when a child is born to a single mother the father should always be given custody to the boys and the mother custody to the girls? I don’t see how that strategy could possibly fail.

  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    Robertson says being raised by a woman has changed his sexual orientation and he just needs a good man in his life to change him back.

    Pat’s right. Imagine the millions of kids these days who, without a suitable male figure in their lives, will fail to grow up dead inside and distant like Pat and those like him!

     

    A tiny percentage, no different than the percentage raised by two parents or just by men.

    Ah hah! Single mother homes are so powerful at bending Men to be gayhomo that they even effect two parent households!

  • http://dharmaubuntu.wordpress.com/ Aspect Sign

    “I would get him male companions, I’d get him some man to help him, some mentor, someone who cares about young men,”

    In fairness the young man involved may well be in complete agreement with Pat’s prescription.

  • http://en.uncyclopedia.co/wiki/User:Modusoperandi Modusoperandi

    On the plus side, the mentor could be Batman.

  • matty1

    On the plus side, the mentor could be Batman

    Because who is a better role model that a violent recluse with an animal fetish?

  • forestdragon

    @Aspect Sign:

    Maybe he would, but unfortunately the male companions chosen would likely end up being idiots who think like Pat. Poor kid.

  • felidae

    Another argument against a benevolent god is Paddy is still breathing and spouting nonsense

  • mordred

    That reminded me of how my mother seemingly thought I was gay when I was a teenager in the late 80s.* As it was told to me, the possibility of having a gay son wasn’t a problem for her, but she was really troubled about it being her fault, as the stupid theory about single mothers raising gay man was making the rounds at this time.

    *The sad truth was, I was a scrawny, insecure geek who just took a long time to find a girl actually interested in him.

  • doublereed

    Specifically, a really hot male companion. Make sure they get to know each other real well. Have some late night talks and candlelit dinners. Give each other massages.

    That’ll turn him straight.

  • RickR

    That’s it, I’m starting OKMentor.

  • Electric Shaman

    “On the plus side, the mentor could be Batman

    Because who is a better role model that a violent recluse with an animal fetish?

    Not to mention a complete disregard for a child’s safety by encouraging them to jump around rooftops and engage armed criminals. He’s even had a couple of kids die under his watch, including his own son. But surely we could find a couple of negative things to say about being Batman’s protege.

  • anubisprime

    # OP

    I’d get him some man to help him, some mentor, someone who cares about young men

    Someone who needs to get his baggage lifted?

    Pat pimping for his cronies in scam by the shape of it!

  • http://motherwell.livejournal.com/ Raging Bee

    Robertson says being raised by a woman has changed his sexual orientation…

    …because today’s MRAs just aren’t given enough excuses to blame women for everything that’s wrong in their lives.

  • dingojack

    Is this what you thinking of Patty?

    Dingo

  • Crip Dyke, Right Reverend Feminist FuckToy of Death & Her Handmaiden

    @ like, tons of awesome people for comments like #6, #9, #10 and so on…

    I think that what Pat is saying is that this youth would benefit from membership in a local Young Men’s Christian Association. Tons of young men have enjoyed the positive companionship uniquely available in such a venue. Why, just off the top of my head I can think of a police officer, a cowboy, a ConEd lineman, some native american who must be very important in some way or other to be wearing so many feathers, and a soldier! Also, and I’m not sure that I’m getting this right here, but I’m pretty sure that I remember even someone who wore the regalia of a motorcycle club, you know, protective leathers and such, who endorsed the Y with quite exuberant ejaculations.

    Perhaps Pat and his audience would like to generously donate a membership to the poor kid. They could literally, genuinely tell him:

    Young man: there’s a place you can go.

    and if an audience member is generously endowed, assure him:

    …when you’re short on your dough[,] [y]ou can stay there, and I’m sure you will find many ways to have a good time.

    700 club watchers, this is your chance! Listen to this testimonial, from someone who also benefited from the Young Men’s Christian Association:

    I felt no man cared if I were alive. I felt the whole world was so jive.

    That’s when someone came up to me, and said, young man: take a walk up the street. There’s a place there called the Y.M.C.A. They can start you back on your way.

    I tear up at the possible good Pat and his audience could do. Now through October 13 in New York, they are waving the membership fee. They could sponsor this young man, or any of the young men desperately in need, for just pennies a day.

    Please. Think of the children. Join us, and help.