Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield claimed that Nickelodeon has ‘gone off the deep finish’ with its ‘transgender indoctrination’ after the youngsters’s channel aired a music video carried out by a drag queen in honor of Pleasure Month.
The music video options 42-year-old performer and RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Andrew Levitt, who additionally goes by the identify Nina West.
Over the course of two minutes and 30 seconds, West explains the that means behind the colours of the rainbow and urges kids to be pleased with who they’re.
‘Crimson means life as a result of dwelling is a present. Orange means therapeutic and we’ve to persist in working to heal the world and therapeutic ourselves,’ West sings amid animations of kids holding palms and rainbow flags waving excessive.
Earlier than exhibiting a clip of the music video, Stinchfield, who hosts an eponymous day by day present on the conservative Newsmax, warns his visitors that he is about to indicate them a ‘doozy.’
‘Not that I’ve something towards homosexual folks, no matter it could be, however their transgender indoctrination of youngsters is simply out of left subject,’ he says.
‘Do you perceive the quantity of questions mother and father are going to get after that?’
Stinchfield (middle) hosts an eponymous present on conservative cable channel Newsmax
West, 42, was born Andrew Levitt. He got here to prominence on season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race
Visitor Isabella Riley dug in even additional, saying Nickelodeon could have had ‘sinister motives.’
‘Such as you stated, I don’t have an issue with homosexual folks. I don’t care about transgender folks. My drawback is that you simply’re shoving it down everybody’s throats, and I reject any satisfaction month that’s simply celebrating identification politics,’ she stated.
She went on to name the video ‘creepy,’ saying it makes her ‘by no means wish to have children.’
‘I don’t wish to deliver them right into a world the place that is being pushed on them, and it’s scary, together with important race principle in public faculties,’ she continued, citing one other lightning rod matter that has change into a rallying cry for conservatives throughout the nation.
Pleasure Month, which commemorates the June 28, 1969 Stonewall Riots credited with kickstarting the trendy homosexual rights motion, is widely known in June in america.
Within the two minute and thirty second music video, drag queen Nina West urges kids to be pleased with who they’re
The Newsmax section was posted on Twitter by Jason Campbell, a researcher with Media Issues, a corporation that payments itself as ‘the nation’s premier progressive media watchdog.’
Campbell’s followers had been outraged by the Newsmax section.
‘How unusual, individuals who haven’t got an issue with homosexual or transgender folks, have an issue with homosexual and transgender folks,’ stated one Twitter person.
‘I am glad she does not need children,’ added singer-songwriter Jill Sobule, referring to Riley’s feedback.
‘It is an academic instrument being mentioned by folks incapable of being educated,’ one other person stated.
In Might, Stinchfield joined The Morning Reply, a present broadcast in AM radio all through Southern California.
‘My objective is to easily strengthen the tireless battle AM 870 and AM 590 is already waging towards the enemies of freedom, capitalism and democracy,’ he stated in a assertion on the time.
This is not the primary time Stinchfield has discovered himself in scorching water.
Final month, he got here underneath hearth for referring to Israel because the ‘residence nation’ of American Jews.
He was changed with one other host for a few days, however Newsmax instructed Enterprise Insider this was attributable to a ‘trip that was deliberate some time in the past.’
The Newsmax clip was posted by a researcher from progressive watchdog Media Issues
‘Do you perceive the quantity of questions mother and father are going to get after that?’ Stinchfield requested
Visitor Isabella Riley known as the video ‘creepy,’ saying it makes her ‘by no means wish to have children’
Final month, Stinchfield got here underneath hearth for calling Israel the ‘residence nation’ of American Jews. He didn’t seem on his personal present for the remainder of the week after that