Conservative Christian “News” Site Accidentally Publishes Gay Sports Porn

Hot on the heels of a multiple adulterer trying to “defend marriage,” we already have another contender for bombastically silly screwup of the year. Ed Brayton of Dispatches couldn’t believe his eyes this morning when he saw what some careless Search/Replace usage had wrought:

The American Family Association has a policy at its new outlet, OneNewsNow, never to use the word “gay” but to replace it with “homosexual.” And that works absolutely perfectly until they write an article about an athlete whose last name is Gay, as in Tyson Gay, the fastest man on the US Olympic track team.

Highly “homosexual” hilarity ensues, with much pumping, palm slapping, and lunging. OneNewsNow has since caught and fixed the mistake, but Brayton and his readers have preserved the original for posterity. Don’t miss it.

Given that the company’s policy is almost certainly based on the belief that the word “homosexual” sounds more sexualized and clinical than “gay,” this is a “boner” that couldn’t happen to a more deserving bunch of bigots. It doesn’t really help that the story also features a guy named Dix.

“It means a lot to me,” the 25-year-old Homosexual said. “I’m glad my body could do it, because now I know I have it in me.”

After the race, Homosexual and Dix looked at each other and slapped palms, then hugged.

Drummond noticed Homosexual was bringing his feet too high behind his back with each stride, and they worked to correct that. Clearly, it’s paying off.

“I’m sore right now,” Homosexual said, “but probably from the victory lap.”

Update: Randy Balko notes that they’ve still failed to correct some past examples of the mistake.

Memphis Grizzlies backers hit the hay hoping that Kevin Love would open things up for Rudy Homosexual in the frontcourt.

The whole thing reminds me of the imaginary varsity sport Seanbaby once suggested might get invented if conservatives were ever successful in banning all mention of homosexuality from the culture.

28 Responses to Conservative Christian “News” Site Accidentally Publishes Gay Sports Porn

  1. Pat says:

    Oh my god, that’s sublime. The full original article is saved at

    http://forum.dvdtalk.com/printthread.php?t=534608

  2. inbodyexperience says:

    That is so awesome! Karma is great isn’t it?

  3. blackmachina says:

    i was rolling on the bed laughing.. this is really really great, especially tyson gay paragraph. so AWESOME!!! hahahahhaha

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  5. That is an incredible story and painfully indicative how little people really think these days. Wow.

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    That made my day.

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  8. Bian says:

    Silly Conservative Christians. Not all Gays are homosexuals. Serves the morons right.
    It would have been even funnier of they had used “fag’ instead.

  9. Teapot Army says:

    Mmm, delicious irony.

  10. Scott Thong says:

    Isn’t the word ‘gay’ considered deragatory?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gay#Pejorative_non-sexualized_usage

    Btw, intentionally over-sensationalized title just to get more hits? Pink news has a much more sane title.

  11. realsupergirl says:

    OMG that is awesome.

  12. Billy says:

    Funny, funny stuff. Thanks for the laugh. Great way to start the morning.

  13. Bad says:

    Btw, intentionally over-sensationalized title just to get more hits?

    More hits from what? Most of the people that come here come from links from other blogs that don’t reference post titles. As far as I was concerned, it’s the best description of the situation I could think of, and quite apt.

  14. Teapot Army says:

    As far as I was concerned, it’s the best description of the situation I could think of, and quite apt.

    …and HILARIOUS. Don’t sweat it. :3

  15. suchabastard says:

    Too funny. What a ‘cock up’!

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