Lesbianism Required to Coach Women’s Basketball?
Camille LeNoir thought she had landed her dream job. She had been a basketball standout at the University of Southern California and then was drafted by the WNBA’s Washington Mystics. She played pro ball overseas, in Greece. When her pro career came to an end, she was delighted to receive a telephone call from her old coach at USC, Mark Trakh, who was now coaching women’s basketball at New Mexico State University. LeNoir accepted Trakh’s offer of a position as an assistant coach.
But two days before LeNoir was to travel to New Mexico, Trakh called her and rescinded the offer. He had viewed a video produced in 2011 and posted online, in which LeNoir discussed her playing career, her religious faith, and her sexuality. For much of her basketball career, starting as a junior in High School, LeNoir had identified as gay, but she had had a conversion experience. In the video, she says homosexuality is wrong and “not worth losing your soul over.” Trakh advised LeNoir to remove the video if she ever wanted to work in college basketball.
“I’m asking him, ‘Mark, can you please just tell me why? What is the reason?’ I never got an answer,” she said. “He just said take down the video — ‘take down the video or you’ll never be able to work in this industry.’”
LeNoir is now suing in federal Court for NMSU’s discrimination against her because of her religious faith and sexual identity as a heterosexual. NMSU admits that Trakh rescinded LeNoir’s job offer but argues that LeNoir’s religious faith would adversely impact her ability to effectively coach and recruit players who identify as lesbian (even though LeNoir herself identified as lesbian for several years).
The 2011 video interview, entitled, “Sports, Fame, & Fornication,” was produced by a Seventh-day Adventist, Christopher Hudson of the Forerunner Chronicles, who would gain fame the following year for his interview of child television star Angus Jones. Jones starred on “Two and a Half Men” for several years, became a Seventh-day Adventist, and made headlines in his interview with Hudson by calling his former show “filth” and urging people not to watch it.
“If you are in a same-sex relationship, it is not worth losing your soul,” LeNoir said. “Whoever you’re in that relationship with, like the Lord told me, it will be the death of you. I just believe that you can overcome it. You can overcome and defeat sin.”
“If you believe you were born gay or homosexual or whatever — if you feel you were born that way — I would say that you weren’t. God wouldn’t create you homosexual, then say in the Bible that it’s wrong, and then send you to hell. He doesn’t operate like that.”
The LeNoir case raises the issue of how women’s basketball, at the college and professional levels, is dominated by lesbianism. Earlier this year, Candice Wiggins, a leading scorer at Stanford whose professional career spanned four WNBA teams, claimed that 98 percent of the players in the WNBA are gay and that she was targeted for abuse because she is not a lesbian.
“People were deliberately trying to hurt me all of the time. I had never been called the B-word so many times in my life than I was in my rookie season,” Wiggins told the San Diego Union-Tribune. “I’d never been thrown to the ground so much. The message was: ‘We want you to know we don’t like you.’”
Wiggins’ 98% number is most likely exaggerated, but no one doubts that the WNBA is dominated by lesbian players and coaches.
Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural sexual relations for unnatural ones. Rom. 1:26
Kevin Spacey and the 14-year old boys
The New York Times’ story on Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has shattered the silence on sexual harassment of all kinds in Hollywood. It is not just heterosexual producers like Weinstein preying on young starlets. Numerous stories have emerged of sexual harassment of young male actors by older, powerful gay men.
Actor Kevin Spacey is alleged to have made a sexual advance toward Anthony Rapp in 1986, when Rapp was 14 years old and Spacey 27. Spacey claimed not to remember the incident, and in the same press release came out as a gay man. But everyone in any way connected to the entertainment business—and many others as well—already knew the actor was gay, which raises suspicions that his announcement was a cynical attempt to deflect from the pederasty allegations. (Note: pederasty refers to a man having sex with a boy; it is a narrower, more specific term than pedophilia, which refers to adults molesting children of either sex.)
Several others have since come forward with similar stories about Spacey, including actor Roberto Cavazos, who said he witnessed Spacey inappropriately touch younger male actors at the Old Vic Theatre in London, where Spacey was the artistic director from 2004 to 2015. An anonymous man has since told New York Magazine that he began a relationship with Spacey when he was fourteen (and Spacey was 24) that ended when Spacey attempted to rape him.
A recent story in the Guardian states that Hollywood has a “rampant” and “pervasive” problem of men sexually abusing boys and young men. “It’s a very taboo subject,” said Alex Winter, an actor and director who said he was sexually abused as a pre-teen child actor. “I don’t know of any boys in any pocket of the entertainment industry that do not encounter some form of predatory behavior. … It’s really not a safe environment.”
Former child actor Corey Feldman went public in a 2013 memoir regarding the sexual abuse he and fellow actor Corey Haim suffered at the hands of older homosexual men in Hollywood. Haim was sodomized at age 11 by an older gay man, and battled drug addiction his entire life, going into rehab at least 15 times. Corey Haim died in 2010 at age 38.
Feldman believes there is or was a shadow network of pederasts in Hollywood:
Yes. I believe that Haim’s rapist was probably connected to something bigger and that is probably how he has remained protected for all these years. This person uses intimidation and threats as a way to keep people quiet. And all these men were all friends. Ask anybody in our group of kids at that time: They were passing us back and forth to each other. [Alison Arngrim] from Little House on the Prairie said, “Everybody knew that the two Coreys were just being passed around. Like it was something people joked about on studio lots.
When his memoir was released, Feldman did not name any names. He recently told NBC’s “Today” that he would name the pedophiles only after he raises $10 million to make a film on the topic, but now states that he has given the LAPD the names of all the predators.
Pastor Scott Lively argues that pederasty is party of the male homosexual identity from ancient times, and that hard-core pederasts were the pioneers of the gay rights movement:
What I am saying is that male homosexuality identity (from the days when the ancient Spartan military routinely drafted pre-teen boys and paired them with adult homosexual men) has always been oriented toward youth, and it is this man/boy sexual culture that not only spawned the modern “gay” movement but remains the largely hidden – in fact, politically protected and shielded – core of “gay” male society today.
Decades ago, groups like NAMBLA—the North American Man-Boy Love Association—marched in gay rights parades. Soon, however, the homosexual movement was taken over by sophisticated public relations operators who, ever since, have been careful to separate the gay rights movement from any hint of pederasty. With one exception, as Scott Lively notes:
The American public has only once been allowed a glimpse of the pederast underworld – the Catholic priest scandal – which was exposed only because the Left’s smoldering hatred of the Catholic Church briefly overwhelmed its protectiveness of “gay” society – but even they all conspired to falsely characterize the priests’ pederasty as “pedophilia” to obscure the homosexual connection.
It will be interesting to see whether the current openness about sexual abuse in Hollywood will lead to the exposure of any organized pederasty rings.
"You shall not commit murder,
you shall not commit adultery,
you shall not commit pederasty,
you shall not commit fornication,
you shall not steal,
you shall not practice magic,
you shall not practice witchcraft,
you shall not murder a child by abortion nor kill one that has been born"
(Didache 2:2 [First Century Christian Teaching]).