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‘Ex-lesbian’ blasts Legend of Korra

‘Ex-lesbian’ blasts Legend of Korra

Janet Boynes, ‘former lesbian’ and founder of Janet Boynes Ministries, above, has expressed outrage that the creators of Korra and Asami – two of the main characters in the animated TV show Legend of Korra – have revealed that the two young women are gay and in love.

According to the Gospel Herald Society, Boynes – who “walked” as a lesbian for 14 years until God “bound up her broken heart” –  trumpeted that that the gay community is attempting to indoctrinate young children by “normalising” homosexual relations via television shows.

Let me say this in plain English: The gay community wants to indoctrinate an entire generation of American children with pro-homosexual propaganda and eliminate traditional values from American society.

Their ultimate dream is to create a new America based on sexual promiscuity in which the values you and I cherish are long forgotten.

What ignited Boynes was news that the creators of  The Legend of Korra had confirmed that the show’s main heroine, Korra (pictured below, right) and another female character named Asami, were in love with one another.

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In the final moments of the show’s season finale on Friday night, Korra and Asami held hands, turned and gazed at each other lovingly while romantic music played, and walked off together into the bright light of the Spirit World.

Although there was nothing explicitly sexual about the scene, subsequent Tumblr posts by the show’s writers, Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko make it clear that the two characters were intended to be gay.

DiMartino wrote:

Our intention with the last scene was to make it as clear as possible that yes, Korra and Asami have romantic feelings for each other. The moment where they enter the spirit portal symbolizes their evolution from being friends to being a couple.

Co-creator Konietzko added in a separate Tumblr post:

You can celebrate it, embrace it, accept it, get over it, or whatever you feel the need to do, but there is no denying it. That is the official story.

We received some wonderful press in the wake of the series finale at the end of last week, and just about every piece I read got it right: Korra and Asami fell in love. Were they friends? Yes, and they still are, but they also grew to have romantic feelings for each other.

He added:

But this particular decision wasn’t only done for us. We did it for all our queer friends, family, and colleagues. It is long overdue that our media (including children’s media) stops treating non-heterosexual people as nonexistent, or as something merely to be mocked.

I’m only sorry it took us so long to have this kind of representation in one of our stories.

While the move has been praised for “exposing positive LGBT representation” by numerous media outlets, some parents feel that Nickelodeon exploited children as a means of winning the national debate.

Said Ruthie Townsend of Nashville, TN:

It is disturbing to me, because my 10-year-old daughter has loved Legend of Korra from the beginning. The show includes so many good lessons for children, like bravery, selflessness, and friendship. It’s just very sad that the creators had to push their agenda on impressionable children.

7 responses to “‘Ex-lesbian’ blasts Legend of Korra”

  1. L.Long says:

    So some female who was true to herself decided to “CHOSE” to be no longer true to herself but to be true to some imaginary invisible tyrant!!!
    And then to be bigoted and hateful to others that remind her that she is lying to herself and others. Ya sounds like a normal human response; yes normal as normal is defined as what the majority are & more than 85% of the USA is made up of delusional bigoted hate filled fearful humans than her response is normal.
    Where the remaining 15% live on a higher plane of thought. That sounds better then saying she is an idiot!!!

  2. Jeff says:

    Poor Ruthie: “It is disturbing to me, because my 10-year-old daughter has loved Legend of Korra from the beginning. The show includes so many good lessons for children, like bravery, selflessness, and friendship. It’s just very sad that the creators had to push their agenda on impressionable children.”

    In other words: “I thought they were so nice. What a shame to find out and learn that homosexuals can be people you can admire, and who have good qualities. It’s so much easier to hate people for being gay when you don’t know they’re gay; which is why ignorant bigots like me wish they would just keep it in the closet, so we can hate on gay people without realizing we’re hating on good people for no real reason”.

    There ya go Ruthie, fixed it for you. All of you other ignorant bigots can cram it right up in ya. Losers.

  3. Newspaniard says:

    An ex-lesbian who runs a ministry to “cure” people who are attracted to those of the same sex. Hmmmm… Sounds like a religious scam to me. The sad thing is that good people will hand over money to an organization which will tell them they are delusional. Ex-lesbian. Sometimes when women find that they are not attractive to men they might turn to a lesbian for some kind of consolation, then when she does find a male companion she is so covered in shame she abuses those who consoled her. I’m not saying this was the case but who the fuq would be attracted to this harridan?

  4. jay says:

    Her religious nuttery is annoying so in many ways she’s not a good example.

    However, as a side point, I don’t think we are in any position to decide when a person is or is not being ‘true to themselves’. Lots of people have lived one way for a number of years and, for whatever reason, changed direction sharply (not just in sexuality, but other aspects of life as well). They have their reasons, perhaps many of them are latently bisexual and their decision depends on who they meet (or even who their circle of friends are). A friend of mine has been in both kinds of relationships and does not consider herself locked into either.

    I don’t know much about this show, whether it’s targeted to young teens or not, but if the audience is too young to be discussing sexual relationships in general, some consistency would need to be applied.

    What I am concerned we will see, however, is writing characters sexuality into programs to demonstrate we are ‘progressive’ just like shows of previous generations had to get enough minority people even when it made no sense to the plot other than they are there.

  5. Angela_K says:

    Not the “homosexual agenda” again – as if. Of course the religious have no agenda to force their bizarre beliefs onto the populace! This stupid woman is now so filled with religious self loathing that she projects this onto others who are quite happy with their sexuality; fortunately most of us are immune to religion.

  6. Cali Ron says:

    jay-How would “writing characters sexuality into programs to demonstrate we are ‘progressive’ ” be any different than just having characters who happen to have sexuality? Every characteristic of every character mentioned in any story is either “written in” or not, regardless of what the characteristic is. In this case the authors made the reference subtle so only someone mature enough to understand would note it. But even if they said “we’re in Love”, why would that be a problem. Educating children that some people have different sexual preferences shouldn’t be a problem, just a fact of life. The gay won’t rub off on the tikes just because the topic is discussed.

    “Ex-lesbian” doesn’t make much sense. Either you are still a lesbian, but are now in denial or you never we’re really a lesbian. You can’t just change your sexual preference anymore than you can just change your sex (obviously, a sex change operation seems to do that, but you still have the same “x” and “y”chromosomes, so genetically you haven’t changed). Sounds like she just stepped into the closet. Another crazy thing that religion makes people do.

    Angela K-We’re immune to religion, but not most of the people in the world. Too bad there isn’t a vaccine for religion, then we could inoculate religion out of existence. Of course some conspiracy freaks would claim it’s causing autism or some other rare disease and is threatening man’s very existence.

  7. Clayton says:

    I say that if this show is going to turn people gay, it has nothing to do with Korra and Asami being a couple. People claimed Korra was gay before the show aired. They shipped her with Asami while both of them were dating Mako.

    It’s like Ellen said in her TV series when she came out

    Ex-Boyfriend: It wasn’t me was it? I didn’t turn you gay?
    Ellen: Not unless you played Catwoman in the old Batman TV series.

    Now was Catwoman gay? Certainly not on screen. But she did wear a skin tight outfit, brandish a whip, and purr at everyone.

    It’s the same here. If Korra or Asami turn a girl gay it’ll be because they are beautiful attractive women who said girl wishes to date. While we all love that they found true love with one another, that’s just gravy.

    If being gay is a choice and yet a cartoon show somehow turns your children into lesbians… way to go instilling your values.Did it turn you gay? Heck if you’re that worried maybe you’ve noticed something in them or yourself you should take another look at.

    It’s it’s not a choice, at worst you find out early and can learn to accept it.

    But don’t blame a couple of fictional characters for something that lies in the heart of the person watching.

    And there is no lesbian conspiracy. Agent 69 out.