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Rush Limbaugh: TV's 'Hip' Take On Gay Sex Is Impacting Teen Boys

Rush Limbaugh believes the "loving, sensitive" and "hip" portrayal of gay sex in popular culture might be having an impact on teenage boys nationwide. 

On July 23, the conservative pundit and radio host took to the airwaves to respond to a new report which found that today's teenagers, especially boys, were having significantly less sex than those in the 1980s. Describing teen boys in 2015 as "bullies or predators or brutes, or they are pajama boys," Limbaugh implied that the depiction of heterosexual sex versus gay sex on television programs, streaming video outlets and in pornography is, in part, responsible for this apparent shift. 

"Heterosexual sex on television is often portrayed as violent and aggressive towards women -- rape or just short of it," he said in the broadcast. "On the other hand... gay sex is portrayed as loving, sensitive, fun, hip, natural, normal [and] cool -- you name it."

Suggesting the difference in cultural portrayal had to do with advancing a "political agenda," Limbaugh went on to note, "We have removed all of the mystique and the magic and the wonder and the mystery by just pushing it at kids constantly." 

Limbaugh, of course, has made no secret of his opposition to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. He offered up a similarly convoluted, anti-LGBT argument earlier this year, suggesting that businesses that want to deny services to same-sex couples should blame the Muslim community

"Instead of telling the gay couple that you refuse to bake the cake for their wedding because you disapprove of homosexuality, you should now say you are not going to bake a cake for the gay wedding because you fear Muslim backlash," he said at the time. 

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