It is not bigotry to oppose bigotry.

It is not oppression to demand equal treatment.

White people were not oppressed in the US when we used the force of arms to desegregate schools.

Nazis were not oppressed when we used force to stop their antisemitism.

Straight people are not oppressed when they’re forced to treat us LGBTQ people as fully human and fully equal.

To claim that they are is absurd and morally repugnant.

We absolutely force white people to treat black people as fully equal, and we’re absolutely going to force straight people to treat gay people as fully equal.

That’s what the whole cake thing is about. Bigots are attempting to nullify civil rights laws that extend full equality to us.

You show yourself for who you are when you stand on the side of bigotry and oppression.

You truly show yourself when you attempt to label equality itself as oppression.

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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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