Scott Lively's harm to the LGBT
community is greater than that of Russian President Vladimir Putin's.
At least that is what 7,000 people
decided in voting for Lively to receive the 2014 Pink Brick Award
over Putin, who came in second.
The faux award is given by San
Francisco Pride, which also organizes the city's annual Gay Pride
Parade, to the person who has “done significant harm to the LGBT
In a written statement, Lively called
the honor an attempt to bully him into silence.
“I will not stop telling the truth no
matter how many bricks you throw at me,” said Lively, who is
currently running a campaign for governor of Massachusetts as an
Lively recently announced a new edition
of his 2008 book The Pink Swastika: Homosexuality in the Nazi
Party, in which he asserts that
gays, particularly men, played a key role in elevating the Nazi Party
in Germany. He goes on to link the modern gay rights movement to
events that took place in Nazi Germany, arguing that gay rights are
movement I have seen and investigated is neither benign, nor are its
members 'victims'. It is vicious, deceptive and enormously powerful.
Its philosophy is Machiavellian and its tactics are (literally)
Hitlerian,” Lively wrote.
Lively: “Science says” gays using bodies incorrectly.)