I was impressed by another writer's observation regarding the Perez Hilton hissy-fit, which got a lot of gay people screaming bigot, simply because Miss California actually had an opinion about same-sex marriage.
"It sure is - they" (gay-activists) "want to trigger a reaction, and then beat you over the head with it. Because it is, you know, all about them - and in today's culture, there's absolutely nothing worse than being ignored." - Source
That is it! Mitchell nailed it.