"Glee" has angered a number of conservative groups and figures over the years, and now, one notoriously right-wing pundit is speaking out against the hit musical series for featuring same-sex relationships between teenagers.
As Right Wing Watch first reported, Americans for Truth about Homosexuality President Peter LaBarbera referenced both "Glee" and the gay wedding featured in California's Rose Parade while defending "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson, who sparked controversy last month for making a series of racist and anti-gay remarks in a GQ interview, as part of a Dec. 20 chat with the American Family Association's Sandy Rios.
"Now you have programs like 'Glee' where you have young men with romantic kisses on TV ... I just learned that the Rose Bowl parade is going to have a homosexual so-called 'marriage' float," LaBarbera noted. "All of those little kids are going to be seeing two men or two women or whatever it is getting married so-called and it’s going to infect their minds and corrupt those young minds."
Listen to LaBarbera's remarks on "Glee" and the Rose Parade gay wedding below, courtesy of Right Wing Watch:
In a second segment, LaBarbera slammed America's "radical pro-gay culture," noting, "I was in Jamaica just a couple of weeks ago. We’re spreading immorality around the world, we’re exporting homosexuality now to these little countries like Jamaica using our foreign aid dollars.” (Listen to that segment below)
LaBarbera, of course, is no stranger to anti-gay declarations. "The Obama administration has turned the United States into a huge gay-rights government," he said in an appearance on Michael Brown's "Line of Fire" radio program last year. "There's lots of government and states, whether they're Muslim or like ardently Christian nations like Uganda that don't want, they don't share the caviler attitude of the West toward homosexuality, they certainly don't want to promote it."