Thank you for this excellent article M. J. Murphy. I’ve highlighted some sections that particularly resonate with me.

It’s one thing to say the word “intersection,” but it’s another thing entirely to demonstrate it as well and as clearly as you have here.

I remember very well the days when police stings targetting gay men were common. I know very well that those days haven’t ended.

I also know perfectly well that violence and illegal oppression by law enforcement targeting minorities is a problem for all of us.

Thanks for pointing the problems out so clearly.

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

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