Benny Phi, I have deleted my comments because I allowed my disagreements with your position to severely cloud my judgement and professionalism.

I attacked the messenger rather than the message, and that is inexcusable.

I should never have said the things I said, and I sincerely apologize for saying them.

It is probably best that for the time being that I recuse myself from discussions of LGBTQ rights in the Middle East. I feel far too close to the issues there. I don’t trust myself to be dispassionate.

One day in the future, though, I’d like to delve more deeply into this.

Jim

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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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