I’m always amazed at how minority gender and sexual identify is waved away as if by magic wand, as if words don’t mean what they mean — unless those words reflect conventional sexuality, of course. Then everyone agrees they mean exactly what they mean.

Fascinating history here. Beza sounds like an interesting and complicated man.

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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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