In this case, Anna-Jayne Metcalfe, I think the problem is very sector specific. The plastic recycling business is a subset of the waste management industry, traditionally very “macho.”

New Orleans is ordinarily quite LGBTQ friendly.

I can imagine that our bartender was at a loss for how to respond.

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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