Certainly something to that, C. E. Hammock! I don’t know if it necessarily applies to the Detroit event, given the prevailing progressive attitudes in the Motor City, but many young queer people — especially gay white men — do seem to feel the need to conform.

Of course, being quiet and not rocking the boat isn’t a sign that things are getting better. We need to be in a place where we don’t NEED to hide anymore.


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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