As an aside, we’ve made tremendous progress with LGBTQ rights, but as you’ve alluded to, we LGBTQ activists and thinkers have largely abandoned the sort of sexual liberty quest that our movement began with.

The activists from the GLF and GAA of the 1970s would barely understand the priorities and goals of queer thinkers today. They wouldn’t understand the push to mainstream and adopt puritanical values.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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