Web Rhetoric: Internet Users Respond to Constance McMillen

Forum post #1: Catholic Answer

April 25th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Another interesting place where dialog has been springing up is web forums. In an effort to find greater insight into arguments supporting the school’s decision to cancel prom, I read a thread in the Catholic Answer forum. I found this post and this post, both created by the same user, to have a particularly interesting […]

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Facebook Image #2: Holocaust Allusions

April 20th, 2010 · No Comments

So, I’ve definitely been noticing a number of allusions to the Holocaust in all of the recent dialogue around McMillen.  I found this image posted up on the “Constance quit yer cryin’” page.  The photograph depicts homosexual prisoners of the Nazi Holocaust.  They are dressed in prisoners’ garbs and each identified with a label and […]

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Facebook Image #1: Will God judge me for loving…

April 15th, 2010 · No Comments

If you browse the “Constance quit yer cryin” Facebook fan page, you see a number of images alluding to Christ. Much of the opposition to gay rights is argued on moral and religious grounds, and defenders often respond along the same themes. I added this image as an example. Clearly, it is a critique of […]

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