The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus put out a satirical music video that mocks the bigoted right wing belief that gay people will convert children to being gay.
The song, “A Message from the Gay Community,” includes the lyrics: “We’ll convert your children” and “We’re coming for your children” not for carnal pleasure, but rather tolerance, notes the SFist:
The Bay Area Reporter notes the office of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus is closed “out of an abundance of caution” because of death threats spurred on by Alex Jones’ right wing conspiracy site InfoWars. Jack Hadfield of the right wing National File also tried to spread fear about the video, which he called “sick,” on Twitter.
Director of the chorus, Chris Verdugo, said the video had to be set to private-only mode, reports Yahoo News:
Yahoo News also reports the gay men’s chorus Facebook page has been pelted with homophobic hate: