If you seriously don’t believe that beliefs can hurt people, then I suggest you walk for a while in the shoes of people who are oppressed by organized belief systems that stigmatize and oppress them.

You’re dead wrong.

I’m not in the least bit interested in discussing that with you. My article stands on its own, and I’m not going to debate it. I propose you think the issues over. Hard.

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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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