Friday, 27 April 2012

The Right Ear Dictionary 3: Sudden Gay Rights Syndrome

Sudden Gay Rights Syndrome (noun)
An acute episode of temporary dissociation, causing homophobic knuckledraggers to suddenly become staunch defenders of gay rights when it's Muslims who are doing the oppressing.
(See also: Sudden Anti-Anti-Semitism Syndrome)

You wouldn't think that the English Defence League have an LGBT Division, particularly given that they have a tendency to make comments like this:

But apparently they do. Whether we'll actually see Tommy Robinson down at Mardi Gras, waving a rainbow flag, while a floatload of casuals sing about celebrating diversity, may be another matter. For some reason gay rights activists tend to feel somewhat unconvinced.

For another example of Sudden Gay Rights Syndrome, here's @WelshToy.

And here she is again, where both she and @WeAreTheBrits appear to be drifting in and out of a SGRS episode.

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