Spin control: If you're caught, just lie your way out!
Progression of statements by the homosexual lobby as they are cornered on giving out "The Little Black Book" to kids . . .
The organizer of the event, "Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network" (GLSEN)
and other homosexual groups at first claimed it never happened. Immediately
after book was exposed, they told the Boston media that the book was
not at the conference, and that "the right wing" had mad up the
story. Later, when the Fenway Community Health Center (a gay
"health" group) admitted they had passed it out there, they all
changed their story.
1. May 17, 2005 (Noon) -- MassResistance/Article 8 exposes "The Little Black Book" at press
conference on Boston City Hall Plaza.
2. May 17 (Afternoon) -- Press release from GLSEN, after the news got out:
Recent allegations from the far right
on the one year anniversary
of same sex marriage about the 2005 GLSEN Boston Conference are
categorically untrue. . . Sexually explicit materials of any kind
are not permitted at the conference and would be in violation of
clearly stated policy. . . We assign monitors to every workshop and
event to assure that all policies are strictly enforced.
Boston, MA (May 17, 2005)
3. May 18 -- GLSEN statements in next morning's Boston newspapers:
Sean Haley of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network,
which sponsored the April 30 event, denied the claim.
allegations are simply lies," he said. "We assign monitors to every
workshop and event to assure that all policies are strictly
enforced. No such material from AAC (AIDS Action Committee, which
produced the booklet) or anyone else were ever present."
Organizers of the conference and leaders from the AIDS Action
Committee denied that the booklet was distributed at the conference.
4. May 18 (Later in the day) -- Public admission by gay "health" organization that they did, in fact, pass
Fenway Community Health expressed regret for accidentally making
available HIV prevention materials designed for people over 18 years
of age at an April 30 conference attended by middle school and high
school-age students, educators, public health workers, college
students and others.
5. On May 19, all the other gay organizations changed their
statements on their websites and admitted the book was passed out!