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Gay Rights Advocates Don't Care About Black Men: Bryan Fischer

02/09/2014 09:35 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer went off on a particularly bizarre anti-gay rant, timed to coincide with National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 7.

As Right Wing Watch first reported, Fischer deemed HIV/AIDS "black genocide," and slammed the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the process.

"If you are for the legalization of homosexuality, you are for the acceptability of homosexuality, you are for the normalization of homosexuality, you do not care about black males," Fischer, whose opposition to LGBT causes is, of course, well-documented, told listeners on his "Focal Point" radio show.

He then added, "So why am I opposed to the normalization of homosexual behavior? Because I love black males."

Fischer referenced a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which stated, "Blacks make up only 12 percent of the U.S. population but had nearly half (44 percent) of all new HIV infections in the United States in 2010. Half of new HIV infections in blacks were in gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men."

Earlier this month, Fischer condemned Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' Grammy Awards performance of "Same Love," during which 33 couples (both straight and gay) tied the knot onstage, and accused Beyoncé of being a "demonic spirit" with a "dark energy."

Last year, Fischer called same-sex marriages "pseudo, counterfeit," and "fake," before noting, "I refer to homosexual marriage as 'sodomy-based marriage.'"

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