Over the weekend we posted a link to a donation page for The Ali Forney Center (AFC), the nation’s largest and most comprehensive organization dedicated to homeless LGBT youth, which is raising funds to buy Pastor David James Manning’s Harlem Hate Church, after it was announced that the property is up for auction.
Manning is furious that his church might become a “homeless building for the sodomites” as he calls it, and he unleashed a video rant on Youtube yesterday.
“Let me tell you something. Before you can ever own the Lord’s House. Because that’s what this is. This is the lord’s house! This ain’t no damn bathhouse! It ain’t no fag house! And before you can ever own this property – hook or crook – own this property. Men who are fags with testicles will be carrying babies in their testicles and giving birth to them through their anus. That’s how impossible it is for you to get this house. When you start carrying a baby in your bags and birthing that baby through your ass, then you can own this house! But until I see you pull a baby out your ass, you ain’t gonna pull this church out from underneath us. And boom shaka-laka goes right there! And all you fags can go to hell! I’m James David Manning, everybody. I’m the lord’s servant!”
If you want a primer on Manning’s particular brand of hate, look no further than this compilation, put together by activist Scott Wooledge:
Dan Savage gave a boost to the campaign for the church on his podcast the other day.
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So if you’re interested in getting Ali Forney over the top with the funds to buy Manning’s church, here’s the link again.