Listen, I’ve been an LGBTQ advocate and activist since 1990. So DON’T YOU DARE tell me not to write about LGBTQ issues.

I will under no circumstances stop my activism and advocacy.

What you need to do is stop talking, start listening, and start being respectful.

Respect will begin with your immediately stopping insinuating that we LGBTQ people do things that are depraved.

I don’t care one tiny bit if you do depraved things. I do NOT do anything depraved, nor do LGBTQ people as a class.

The vile Catholic catechism says that we do. That is fucked up, evil BULLSHIT.

You are trying to defend that horrifying document by drawing a distinction between depraved acts and depraved people.

Fuck that noise.

Saying we do depraved things when we have sex with our partners and spouses IS to say we are depraved people. If you lack the sensitivity, respect, and human decency to acknowledge that, then you’re certainly the one being childish, not me.

No, rather than being childish, I am a fully mature, fully equal, FULLY MORAL human being, despite what your Church’s evil belief system teaches about me and the people I love.

Get back to me when you can understand and acknowledge that. Get back to me when you can stop defending your Church’s bullshit doctrines with your bullshit, nit-picking distinctions.

Get back to me when you’re ready to stop being childish and to start unlearning your bigotry, which you insist on repeating with every post you make.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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