Patrick, this is just a wonderful article. I’ve highlighted a bit and made one small, specific comment already, but I wanted to take a moment to thank you for writing such an excellent, in-depth piece.

I found myself vocalizing out loud in agreement in places.

So much of what you’re writing about here hits on themes that I often address in my own story telling, from the Uranian movement right up through the harm caused today by queer kids having to keep secrets from their families.

Thanks for taking the time to write this. I really enjoyed it.

Jim

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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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