Camille Paglia would be the last person I would have expected to support Phil Robertson, being openly gay and a militant feminist…but she has more integrity than many other and calling the ban for what it is….Stalinist.
The suspension of Phil Robertson from A&Eâs Duck Dynasty is outrageous in a nation that values freedom, according to social critic and openly gay, dissident feminist Camille Paglia.
âI speak with authority here, because I was openly gay before the âStonewall rebellion,â when it cost you something to be so. And I personally feel as a libertarian that people have the right to free thought and free speech,â Paglia, a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, said on Laura IngrahamâsÂ radio showÂ Thursday.
âIn a democratic country, people have the right to be homophobic as well as they have the right to support homosexuality â as I one hundred percent do. If people are basing their views against gays on the Bible, again they have a right of religious freedom there,â she added. Â Read more »