Anti-Gay Group’s Conference Opens With ‘Extremely Gay’ Rainbow Flag Dance


An extreme anti-gay group from the US has been lambasted online after opening a conference with a flamboyant, rainbow flag-waving interpretative dance.

MassResistance, a group dedicating itself to “confronting the attacks on traditional family, children, religion and society”, began its Teens4Truth Conference with the performance by Florida minister Derek Paul last week.

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Media outlets around the world praised the performance but pointed out the stark contrast to the group’s militantly anti-gay views.

“It very well may be the gayest display of performance art that we’ve ever seen emerge from a gathering of anti-gay bigots,” the HuffPost wrote. “[It] has us all wondering… Are we being trolled?”

SBS wrote: “It’s honestly impossible to see this man twirling and turning to this anthem about loving yourself and letting go of hate as anything but incredibly, extremely, gay.”