Gay Man Goes Bonkers Over “Straight Pride” On Business Card

SummerLandreview.com     By Jennifer Smith           Fri., June 19, 2020

A gym owner has pulled some controversial business cards that sparked a negative reaction on Facebook.

Fitness2Life Health Club, an Armstrong gym, was the recent subject of social media attack due to the cards which promote straight pride.
“It was not to offend anybody, it was just my freedom of expression,” owner Peter Nenasheff said. “Everybody is welcome in my gym.”

While Nenasheff does not even have a Facebook account to see the upset the cards caused, he has received a number of phone calls.
“I’ve been getting everything,” he said of the range from aggression to support in just the 24 hours following the post.

Joshua Schutte shared a photo of the card on his personal Facebook page, which was shared hundreds of times.
“I don’t know how tone deaf you actually have to be to be making this public info/advertising right now but it’s not OK and I’m not here for it,” Schutte said.

Despite pulling the business cards, Schutte is pleased to see people talking about the issue.
“People want change,” he said. “Most important, people don’t want to see that on a business card. Period.”

Meanwhile, the post and business cards have spurred considerable hate.
“It’s frustrating and kind of hurtful in one way,” said Nenasheff, particularly of threats to burn the gym down.

But Schutte said it’s a natural response.
“I’m not promoting or instigating violence in any way whatsoever, I’ll make that very clear. But people are going to have strong feelings about it.”

The cards have actually been out for a long time, nearly two years, so the recent response has caught the gym owner off guard.

“It’s just my personal view, we don’t have a right to judge anybody,” Nenasheff said. “I’m not judging anybody with what I put on that card. I guess maybe I shouldn’t have put it there.”
In fact, the gym has members of all sexual orientations.

“I know I have gay members coming here,” Nenasheff said. “I’m not against anybody, any colour, race, nationality, nothing, everybody is welcome to the gym.”

Fitness2Life Health Club has been a part of Armstrong for 20 years, with Nenasheff taking over ownership 12 years ago.

The owner would like to speak with Schutte, who declined The Morning Star’s attempts to facilitate a conversation.

Source: https://www.summerlandreview.com/news/straight-pride-ad-sparks-hate-for-armstrong-gym/

About ron abbass

Because of my last name, there are some who might think I'm a Muslim. I'm an older student of the bible and I regard myself as Christian-other. That is, I was baptized in a Torah-keeping assembly. I'm one who tries his best to follow Yayshua, the Messiah (Christ) by keeping the commandments, the dietary laws, the weekly Sabbath and the annual Sabbaths (Holy Days) instituted and ordained by the great I AM, the Creator-God of Israel. I reject the holidays and festivals invented by the Roman church. Truth-seeking is my present passion. Presently, I do a lot of research into the World Wars, the mass media, the Holocaust, Zionism, Health Issues, 9/11 and the power brokers who are behind the New World Order that is gradually being established mainly in the Western Nations. Many prognosticators (prophets) both secular and religious are warning us that we are living "On the Eve of Destruction" - the last days. There's a very good chance a nuclear tsunami will eventually visit many nations. Peace and blessings to all who love the truth and hate the lies.
This entry was posted in Health and wellness, News and politics, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s