The gay equality movement has had some big wins lately – what with the outpouring of support that followed Jason Collins becoming the first openly-gay athlete in a major sports league – it was really only a matter of time before it took a step backward.
So it perhaps came as no surprise when the Toronto Star reported on Thursday that a Mississauga, Ont. real estate agent distributed a flyer that included a diatribe on homosexuality.
The Star reports that RE/MAX agent Andrew Ciastek sent the flyers to hundreds of homes that claimed, among other things, that “traditional family is the best for the future of the kids.” It pointed to research done by Texas sociologist Mark Regnerus. Regnerus suggests children of same-sex couples are more likely to be unemployed, depressed and get in trouble with the law.
What that has to do with selling houses is beyond me, but according to one upset resident it ran right alongsideRead More »from RE/MAX totally not on board with agent’s ‘homophobic’ flyers