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Jul 19, 2013

Minister gives opinion on gender policy

The pro-constitution anti-gender policy crusaders who have gone on countrywide tour have stated publicly that they hate the sin and not the sinner where homosexuality is concerned. But during the march in Toledo, one prominent feature was an effigy labeled UNIBAM hanging from a noose, and that has drawn sharp condemnation and criticism. One of the first to draw attention to the effigy was Minister Lisel Alamilla, who posted a picture of the offensive figurine on Facebook. Today News Five got her opinion of the religious crusaders on tour and of the gender policy.

 

Lisel Alamilla, Outraged at Effigy

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“We live in a democracy and people have a right to protest and hold marches but I think everyone has a responsibility to ensure that these march or protest do not lead into violence. And I posted something on my personal page on Facebook because I saw and effigy that was being carried in the Punta Gorda march and that was very concerning to me. Because it brings to question whether or not this will result in hate crimes against people, the lesbian gay transgender community. Well really the Prime Minister has said that he is willing to get some feedback from the gender policy but he has also stated categorically that we will not be withdrawing the gender policy. I was part of the meeting that the Prime Minister held with some pastors and it was agreed that they will come back to us with where they had issues but up to today they had not responded with anything.”

 

Organizers of the anti-gender policy movement have scurried to disassociate themselves from the UNIBAM dummy. The crusade moves to Corozal on Saturday. In Belize City on Tuesday, it was notable that Bishop Dorrick Wright of the Catholic Church led the march. And it is also interesting that television ads have been airing with the President of the Council of Churches, Reverend Roosevelt Pappoloutte endorsing the controversial gender policy.

 

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17 Responses for “Minister gives opinion on gender policy”

  1. the priorities say all says:

    mobilizing big marches gets the juices going.

    forget homicide!
    it is God’s, Allah’s and Yahweh’s will, it is tough luv.

    yes to homocide!
    WWJD? crucifixion not hanging.

    Read your bible.
    AMEN!!!

  2. sickntired says:

    Having a gender policy is good but having a battyman policy opening thw way for lgbt deviants is another matter and the public needs to make sure the seoaration happens. The hanging dummy will not make people kill battyman. Burt vasquez neva get hang just cause the mob had a ropewith a noose. The forestry minista need fi have more personal opinions bout she own work. She in charge of indigenous people. I just hope she no get confuse and export them at half price along with the rosewood.

  3. Cannotbesilentanylonger says:

    Now violence has never been the Christian agenda…. we cannot stand by and do nothing we will be accountable to our God…. so expect more demonstrations, we will not roll over and play dead….. we will not be silenced or silent when it comes to the morality of our nation, our future children depend on us to make sure that they have a voice. I love the people I don’t love the sin….. It is an unnatural act – no children can be formed from two males or two females, if you have proof please a photo. If you know it is impossible then stop compromising. Belize is founded on the Supremacy of God , our Constitution supports a Nation with Godly, Holy principles. Now that is why we march, we cannot look the other way, our God require it of us!!!

  4. venus says:

    Live in a democracy my Bottom. What we have can only be describe as a soft dictatorship. True democracy would be for there to be a referendum on, if we want the gender policy to pass as is. No mention was made in manifesto about a gender policy, had there been I am sure this government would not be in power.

  5. Al says:

    This is the right approach, hating the sin not the sinner. People needs to understand where these fowl things are coming from. They need to understand that the word of God talks about these things. If someone does not know the word of God they will go their own way. The Bible says my people perish for the lack of knowledge. What we don’t know about God keeps us in bondage, which leads to all kinds of bad thing happening. We need to awake spiritually and then we will see things change in the natural.

    Belize needs a spiritual revival.

  6. Billey Love says:

    Pappoloutte endorse the good part of the policy, but you make it sound like he is endorsing everything. The man was reading a prepared script! That is very deceptive to the people as a whole. Nobody said all in the policy was bad, and for those who believe that the marches are all about gay and lesbian are totally intentionally trying to misinformed the people. We believe we have one of the best constitution and it would not be nice to try to destroy it just to give more rights to a few, since as long as you are a human being in Belize we all enjoy equal rights. Show me a lesbian or a homosexual who is being denied proper access to education, health, employment, and we will stand with him to have his rights upheld. The marches have nothing to do with hanging women who intermarry, or women who aspire to move up in society or even children. Someone popped up that effigy in the parade just long enough to photograph it to give the impression that the churches want to encourage hate against homosexual men. The churches did not have to scurry to disassociate themselves from the dummy because the people of Belize are not that dumb!

  7. Billey Love says:

    Pappoloutte endorse the good part of the policy, but you make it sound like he is endorsing everything. The man was reading a prepared script! That is very deceptive to the people as a whole. Nobody said all in the policy was bad, and for those who believe that the marches are all about gay and lesbian are totally intentionally trying to misinformed the people. We believe we have one of the best constitution and it would not be nice to try to destroy it just to give more rights to a few, since as long as you are a human being in Belize we all enjoy equal rights. Show me a lesbian or a homosexual who is being denied proper access to education, health, employment, and we will stand with him to have his rights upheld. The marches have nothing to do with hanging women who intermarry, or women who aspire to move up in society or even children. Someone popped up that effigy in the parade just long enough to photograph it to give the impression that the churches want to encourage hate against homosexual men. The churches did not have to scurry to disassociate themselves from the dummy because the people of Belize are not that dumb!

  8. Billey Love says:

    Pappoloutte endorse the good part of the policy, but you make it sound like he is endorsing everything. The man was reading a prepared script! That is very deceptive to the people as a whole. Nobody said all in the policy was bad, and for those who believe that the marches are all about gay and lesbian are totally intentionally trying to misinformed the people. We believe we have one of the best constitution and it would not be nice to try to destroy it just to give more rights to a few, since as long as you are a human being in Belize we all enjoy equal rights. Show me a lesbian or a homosexual who is being denied proper access to education, health, employment, and we will stand with him to have his rights upheld. The marches have nothing to do with hanging women who intermarry, or women who aspire to move up in society or even children. Someone popped up that effigy in the parade just long enough to photograph it to give the impression that the churches want to encourage hate against homosexual men. The churches did not have to scurry to disassociate themselves from the dummy because the people of Belize are not that dumb!

  9. Billey says:

    Its not religious crusaders! It’s the people of Belize standing up, as they have a right to, against something that will affect every man, woman and child in this country. Why are you guys so deceptive?

  10. D.B.D says:

    Oh please Lisel, will you please shut the hell up. No one elected you….

  11. Common Sense says:

    This “minister” needs to be fired and charged. Until then, no matter what she says she will only be the voice of corruption.

  12. May says:

    Groups that were planning to host “Ex-Gay Pride Month” festivities are now coming forward to announce that a planned reception has been delayed until September following threats of violence. Unlike “pride” events which commemorate homosexual culture (generally held in cities around the globe in June of each year), this new ex-gay initiative is aimed at giving recognition to individuals who have left the homosexual lifestyle.

    The planned reception that was set for July 31 was originally slated to take place at the Family Research Council headquarters, where ex-gay leaders and supporters were planning to coalesce. The event — the first “Ex-Gay Pride Month” celebration ever — has hit some roadblocks, though.

    Threats of violence are being taken seriously, especially following the shooting attack that took place at FRC, a conservative organization that believes in traditional marriage, back in 2012.

    So, I ask, who are the violent ones? It seems like the LGBT lobby can be very violent.

  13. May says:

    A major question that needs to be asked is how much of the LGBT agenda is being pushed through international agencies and as such should banned from Belize’s soil or should at least be fined when they engage in political advocacy. Will the future of Belize be determined by the people of Belize or will the US, EU and the UN force their agenda upon you. After all how can a country be truly free if outsides have a role in determining the country’s internal affairs.

  14. lucifer angel gomez says:

    Funny when you think of it. The maya down south support of christianity when their ancestors were butchered and raped by the same religion that they now defend. Seems fighting the battyman is better than actually standing for their Belizean rights.

    Got to love them though. They fight about rights when they themselves want to be segregated from the rest of Belize. Protect their right to communal land and marrying underage children but they cannot respect the life of others…. wonder what would happen when they find a battyman within their ranks….

    …so they can march against the batty man but they wont stand against poverty and unemployment??? something is terribly wrong. maybe there was free food and money.

  15. Billey says:

    There are people who when they talk, we all become so impressed by what they are saying, because it makes so much sense. Even if they are taking a different stance than us, we become convince they are right! Every time Lisel open her mouth, it seems that we become so incensed, because nothing worthy come out that will benefit the Belizean people in anyway what so ever in the short or the long term. When a minister say things, we and (she or he) knows is not right, we feel betrayed, but when the news media follow suite by saying things like one prominent feature, we need to ask ourselves what do they have to gain by trying to deceive us. It’s deliberate! Nothing was more prominent than the 4000 thousand people.

  16. Billey says:

    Lisel can you tell us if it is ok for homosexual to teach your son that its ok to become a prostitute, or ok to teach your son that it’s ok for him to act and think he is a little girl. The same goes, for them to want to teach your daughter, our daughter, that they are not what they think they are, because if they think they are boy, that is ok too. If Hitler could convince the Germans, to make them think they were the superior race, (men and women) and succeeded too, how much more successful the homosexual will be with our kids whose minds are not formed yet? To make matters worse, they will sue our schools if we refuse this teaching in our schools, and us too. Can Lisel help us by saying something that will make us proud, cause we know we have the right to determine what our kids should learn, without fear of persecution. See Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 26: Parents have prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children…

  17. hope says:

    Leviticus 20:13

    People read it for your selves

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