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Serkan Ozturk is an investigative journalist and the publisher and editor of True Crime News Weekly. His journalism has previously been featured by the likes of RT News, Sydney Morning Herald and Crikey. He is a member of the MEAA.

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  1. I often wonder why the bad guys look so pretty. Does their attractiveness make people unwittingly let them get away with blue murder, spoiling them in the process?

    Anti-gay societal attitudes that bred the likes of Peters have now been driven into a minority position in most Western countries, however they still persist in both the extreme right and extreme left, one of many points where their horribleness intersects. It’s also true that the vilest manifestations of homopbobia are invariably from closet homosexuals – often from notable members of the clergy, such as the disgraced Scottish Cardinal Keith O’Brien, or even convicted pedophiles, such as Cardinal George Pell. It’s the saddest of sadnesses that those whom the LGBT+ have the most to fear, are themselves gay men. I know a great many heterosexual men, and they’re frankly far too in love with their wives or girlfriends to obsess over what a gay man is doing with another gay man. It doesn’t concern them. They’re friends with LGBT+ people by and large, including me.

    Below are titles of several articles I have found linking to research, which repeatedly shows that people whose homophobia spills over into violence are themselves closet homosexuals:

    NCBI research study: ‘Is homophobia associated with homosexual arousal?’
    Scientific American article: ‘Homophobes Might Be Hidden Homosexuals’
    BBC News article: ‘US anti-gay rights senator Roy Ashburn comes out’
    Advocate article: ’17 Antigay Leaders Exposed as Gay or Bi’
    YouTube videos: ’23 Anti-Gay Republicans Caught Being GAY’, ‘Homoerotic Homophobes’, ‘Homophobes Are Gay – Study’, ‘George Rekers Resigns From NARTH’, ‘1996 University of Georgia experiment proves homophobes are closeted gays’
    Article on Live Science: Study: ‘Homophobes May Be Hidden Homosexuals’
    Raw Story article: ‘Anti-LGBT pastor arrested for grabbing man’s genitals at Indiana park: police’
    Herek, G.M. (1984). ‘Beyond “homophobia”: A social psychological perspective on attitudes toward lesbians and gay men.’ (Journal of Homosexuality, 10 (1/2), 1-21.)
    Ranker article: ‘Anti-Gay Activists Who Were, In Fact, Gay’
    Science Daily ‘Is some homophobia self-phobia?’
    Indy100: ‘Homophobic people have a higher chance of being gay, according to science.’

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