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Homoerotic French Homophobes Storm Beach In Protest - VIDEO

Hommen in Montpellier

You may recognize the marriage equality protest group "Hommen" as the young men who parade around in public wearing white masks and words scrawled across their half-naked bodies. This time, they've taken to the beach in Montpellier, apparently to draw some sort of parallel to the D-Day invasion in Normandy. Except for the fact that there only appear to be five of them (six if you count the cameraman) a single inflatable raft.

The video, posted by the YouTube account "Tony Montpellier", begins by displaying a quote from Sun Tzu, which, roughly translated from French, means "the art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting". It then shows footage of the young men "storming" the beach, accompanied by an epic orchestral score, before unfurling a banner that reads "Free Nicolas" and lighting a few flares. The "Nicolas" in question was an anti-gay protester, who caused a stir last month when he was arrested outside of a television studio and subsequently sent to jail. 

Watch the video, via Joe.My.God. (and try not to giggle) AFTER THE JUMP...



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  1. Give 'em Freedom Fries.

    Posted by: woodroad34d | Jul 10, 2013 6:32:36 PM

  2. I truly have never seen more insecure men than this. No wonder they keep themselves masked, it is pathetic.

    Posted by: Jay | Jul 10, 2013 6:37:13 PM

  3. Hilarious but utterly disgraceful. 20,000 men stormed Utah beach. With a low ball estimate of basing say 5% of the male population being gay that is 1000 gay men serving to free France on D-Day. How dare these prats use such a historic (and overwhelmingly successful landing at Utah Beach) to promote this non-sense. They need to grow up or get out.

    Posted by: Opinionated | Jul 10, 2013 6:39:40 PM

  4. Um, that was really kinda pathetic.

    Posted by: jsb | Jul 10, 2013 6:39:42 PM

  5. This has go to be an art project that eventually ends in a big gay orgy, right?

    Posted by: Bill | Jul 10, 2013 6:41:04 PM

  6. They are fighting against people thinking they are gay. It's an uphill battle.

    Posted by: Kev C | Jul 10, 2013 6:43:16 PM

  7. It's as though they're oblivious to the fact that their latent homosexuality is on display. I can't imagine the depths of self-loathing that underscore these protestors' efforts.

    Posted by: MateoM | Jul 10, 2013 6:44:33 PM

  8. The score composer was likely gay.

    Posted by: Michael Aaron | Jul 10, 2013 6:59:51 PM

  9. How is this homoerotic? Towleroad must be getting desperate if it thinks this is homoerotic. Try another schtick, RJ Aguiar.

    Posted by: Jason | Jul 10, 2013 7:02:09 PM

  10. @Jason - Seriously. I'LL show you homoerotic.

    Posted by: jR | Jul 10, 2013 7:06:19 PM

  11. How is this homoerotic??? You've got to be kidding me. Five nearly naked men in masks?

    You're an idiot if you have to ask how this comes across as totally gay.

    Posted by: Michael | Jul 10, 2013 7:07:28 PM

  12. They are French do we honestly care what they think?

    Posted by: jerry mazzola | Jul 10, 2013 7:27:24 PM

  13. @Rick
    Who is 'Jason Smedley'?

    Posted by: JONES | Jul 10, 2013 7:32:02 PM

  14. @jerry mazzola
    Disgraceful comment.

    Posted by: oakpope | Jul 10, 2013 7:39:05 PM

  15. RJ : don't mind the 2 or 3 resident trolls here. Looking forward to read your posts.

    Posted by: oakpope | Jul 10, 2013 7:40:37 PM

  16. These hawties are my favorite activities!!!

    Posted by: Alan Brickman | Jul 10, 2013 7:42:42 PM

  17. According to Shazam the score is from the soundtrack for the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare video game. I wonder if they got permission to use it.

    Posted by: Ken | Jul 10, 2013 7:53:25 PM

  18. They need to get a life. Fighting against equality is suddenly heroic? Stupidity really is limitless.

    Posted by: Chris | Jul 10, 2013 7:53:48 PM

  19. How many of them are gay? Anybody care to guess?

    Posted by: DannyEastVillage | Jul 10, 2013 7:56:39 PM

  20. @jerry mazola: people who "think" the way you do are not a credit to the human race. You really, really need to wake up.

    Posted by: DannyEastVillage | Jul 10, 2013 7:57:29 PM

  21. These guys have too much time on their hands. Coincidentally, unemployment in France is 10.5%.

    Posted by: sparkked | Jul 10, 2013 8:06:07 PM

  22. it's like the opening to good porno

    Posted by: gomez | Jul 10, 2013 8:08:34 PM

  23. In this video: French men are invading themselves and surrendering at the same time.

    Posted by: Kev C | Jul 10, 2013 8:12:10 PM

  24. Pitiful. Really should have been out-sourced to a gay filmmaker.

    Posted by: Vint | Jul 10, 2013 8:24:15 PM

  25. WOW. JUST... WOW.

    Posted by: Munro | Jul 10, 2013 8:24:23 PM

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