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Ex-gay porn star fails to win seat in Scottish election

Rear Deliveries star Philipp Tanzer (AKA Logan McCree) stopped identifying as gay at 32 and ran for a party opposing LGBTQ-inclusive education

2021-05-10

Words: Jamie Tabberer; pictures: BBC/Wiki

German ex-gay porn star and aspiring politician Philipp Tanzer has failed to win a seat in the Scottish election.

The far-right men's rights activist - who stopped identifying as gay at the age of 32 - ran for the Scottish Family Party, which opposes LGBTQ-inclusive education.

Previously known as Logan McCree, Tanzer - who is now in a relationship with a woman - ran as a regional list candidate for the Highlands and Islands. He moved to Durness, Sutherland, the most north-westerly village on mainland Britain, in 2012.

 
 
 
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However, the SFP scored just 1,976 votes in the region, compared to 96,433 for the Scottish National Party.

 

"We are currently in Scotland the only party that is pro-life"

Tanzer, whose films include Rear Deliveries and Hotter Than Hell 2, previously said the party "best represent my views on life and society."

He said during a recent broadcast for RT UK: "I think I am an unusual candidate for most people for a socially conservative party because I identified as gay until I was 32 and I was actually in the adult entertainment industry. [...] I would say I'm more and more moving in a socially conservative direction."

"We oppose sex education that focuses too much on pornography and certain sexualities," he continued. "We are currently in Scotland the only party that is pro-life."

The seven candidates from the region elected to Scottish Parliament were from the Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party, the Scottish Labour Party, the Scottish Green Party and the Scottish National Party.

On LGBTQ-inclusive education, the SFP's official website states: "The LGBT Inclusive Education programme [...] mandates the indoctrination of schoolchildren into a radical ideology of sexuality." 

It adds: "Pupils are inducted into LGBT activism from primary school, as familiar campaigning symbols and slogans are presented in lessons.   

"The philosophy of gender fluidity is dangerous to young people, leading to confusion and unhelpful experimentation. Parents should have a strong voice in determining how these issues are approached in schools. Indoctrination into the fashionable philosophy of gender is not appropriate and will lead more children down a difficult road that could seriously undermine their wellbeing for the rest of their lives."