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to think that this 'transsexual' Jesus play should not get public funding?

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whatwilltheythinkofnext Thu 12-Nov-15 16:07:22

I would say 'no words' but how about "disgusting, insulting, disrespectful, immoral..." need I go on? How does this awful thing get 'public funding' - I'd be demanding a refund of my council tax. Enough already!

DawnOfTheDoggers Thu 12-Nov-15 16:08:29

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laffymeal Thu 12-Nov-15 16:08:50

Oh look OP, you joined up just to start this thread. What a larf.

laffymeal Thu 12-Nov-15 16:09:39

"No words"....that sounds about fine, just say no more words.

"Need I go on"...No.

Hope this helps.

Gileswithachainsaw Thu 12-Nov-15 16:09:51


EastMidsMummy Thu 12-Nov-15 16:10:00

Art is meant to challenge and confront. YABU.

PinkSquash Thu 12-Nov-15 16:10:15


ouryve Thu 12-Nov-15 16:12:03

Haven't a clue what you're whittering on about, but in what way is this play immoral? Does a cute kitten get exterminated every time it's performed?

GloGirl Thu 12-Nov-15 16:12:21

Has the Daily Mail comment section been closed temporarily? grin

whatwilltheythinkofnext Thu 12-Nov-15 16:12:38


Kingie1 Thu 12-Nov-15 16:13:06

It's sounds great

doceodocere Thu 12-Nov-15 16:14:11

Do you have a problem with public funding for the arts in general?

MyFavouriteClintonisGeorge Thu 12-Nov-15 16:14:56

NFB. As in, not f***ing bothered.

LemonySmithit Thu 12-Nov-15 16:15:03

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ElsaAintAsColdAsMe Thu 12-Nov-15 16:15:47


Is there any evidence to suggest Jesus wasn't transexual?

multivac Thu 12-Nov-15 16:16:51

Jesus is all of us. Making them genderqueer seems a rather beautiful thing to do, to me.

Gileswithachainsaw Thu 12-Nov-15 16:17:31

"god" got an underage married girl pregnant and your worried about transgenderism being involved in a play you can choose to watch or not.

did you find Alanis morrisette playing god in dogma offensive too?

I thought the whole point of drama and performing was to put your own take.onto things and explore different ideas.....

whatwilltheythinkofnext Thu 12-Nov-15 16:17:49

OK - so I name changed in case I got idiots like some of you on here. You didn't disappoint. One of the purposes of Mumsnet is to confront and challenge - so I am challenging the bigots out there who think it's OK to treat Christianity as some kind of plaything to be mocked and insulted. There comes a point where even Christians should not be 'turning the other cheek' - even Jesus overturned tables when He got riled at the money changers insulting His temple.

Yes art is meant to confront and challenge - I am very confronted and so challenged that I am incredibly angry that public funds are being used in this way. I don't like to say, it but since I assume you would like me to - if I was a Muslim or a Jew being 'challenged' in this way - I'd be insulted and want to know why public funds are being used for this.

If you choose to insult in this way - use your own money - not the decent taxpayers!

OnIlkelyMoorBahtat Thu 12-Nov-15 16:19:32

I fail to see how having Jesus portrayed as a woman could be "disgusting, insulting, disrespectful, immoral", unless you're suggesting there's something "disgusting", "insulting", "disrespectful" and "immoral" about women. So in conclusion, YABVVVU.

Hatethis22 Thu 12-Nov-15 16:19:34

You're not unreasonable to think. In fact, I think you should try it more often.

PinkSquash Thu 12-Nov-15 16:20:07

But the indecent taxpayers obviously outnumber the indecent, and it's a play, no one is forcing you to watch?

PinkSquash Thu 12-Nov-15 16:20:34

Outnumber the decent. Grr.

RaptorInaPorkPieHat Thu 12-Nov-15 16:20:38

I think just like the outcry over Monty Python's Life of Brian, it would be important to see the play before being thoroughly outraged.

ImperialBlether Thu 12-Nov-15 16:21:30

Sometimes it's better for your health to just have a cup of tea and mull over the foibles of the world and then get up and carry on with your life, OP.

MrsTerryPratchett Thu 12-Nov-15 16:22:05

Slightly more balanced take on this.

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