This is Ken Ham's sad attempt to take back the rainbow symbol from the LGBTQ community


  • Photo via Ken Ham/Facebook
In a bizarre twist, rainbow lights will now permanently cover Kentucky's creationist-themed park The Ark Encounter, which just last month an Orlando Sentinel guest columnist said would soon attract more guests than Disney because Orlando is too packed with gays and rainbows.

That actually happened.

Now, in a recent Facebook post, Ark Encounter CEO and modern caveman Ken Ham says that his Christian followers need to "take back the rainbow," because, well, it was always God's.

"The Ark is lit permanently at night with a rainbow to remind the world that God owns it and He decreed it's a sign of His covenant with man after the Flood — Christians need to take back the rainbow as we do at the Ark Encounter," says Ham.

So, if you ever drive through Kentucky and see a big gay boat off in the distance, just think of Ken Ham.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at [email protected].

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.