The Reverend Fred Nile thinks gay people will create their own nation

The Reverend Fred Nile has expressed his fear that LGBTI people might be moving to create their own nation.

The outrageous claim was put forward in a media release citing the leader of the Christian Democratic Party’s reaction to US rapper Macklemore performing his song Same Love at the National Rugby League Grand Final.

The song, which topped the Australian charts back in 2012, has been described as a gay anthem. Nile said he found it alarming the gay community were declaring songs to be anthems.

“The homosexual lobby has its own Olympics, its own award ceremonies in the cultural arena, its own flag, and now we are told they will have their own ‘anthem’.

“What next? Are they going to start handing out their own separate homosexual citizenships? Who is doing the dividing here?”

“The poison of identity politics is ripping our society apart. And this poison is being peddled by the ‘Yes’ extremists who are hell bent on putting Australian against Australian.

“This is not acceptable, whatever your opinion might be.” Nile said.

The politician, who has spent decades fighting against LGBTI rights and recognition, has a long history of making statement’s critical of gay and lesbian people.

He has described Sydney’s annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras as “a travesty”, and publicly criticised federal Senator Penny Wong, who is in a same-sex relationship, for choosing to raise children. His party also claims that heterosexual people are oppressed in today’s society.

Nile’s not the only politician worried that gay people are creating their own nation.

Back in February Senator Eric Abetz told a senate committee that the rainbow flag was the flag of a hostile nation, and he had concerns about it being flown in front of government buildings.

Sitting on a senate panel Abetz raised his concern about the flag.

“This particular flag, you will realise, is the flag of the Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea Islands, that declared war on Australia and you Senator Cormann would understand they did the same as Prince Leonard of Hutt River Province and now this is their official flag,” Senator Abetz said.

“Of course, it is the flag of a hostile nation if we are to believe them, having declared war on Australia. I dare say that wasn’t the reason it was flown…”

It turned out Abetz’s concern had some foundation in reality. Back in 2004 a protest against the nation’s ban on same sex marriage was launched. A tiny uninhabited island in the coral sea was proclaimed The Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea. Activist Dale Parker Anderson was proclaimed the Emperor of the protest nation.

The protesters then declared war on Australia. They also chose Handel’s Zadok the Priest as their national anthem and released some colorful postage stamps.

The nation claims to be 100% homosexual and their main camp is named Heaven after the famous queer nightclub in London.

Find out more about the queer nation we’re at war with on their website.

OIP Staff

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