Thanks, Fred Shirley. As I was saying to Dave Marsteller in another thread, if any institution were to treat members of particular “races” or ethnicities the way so many religions treat us queer people, there’d be hell to pay.

Decent, progressive people would rain fire and brimstone (pardon the ironic pun) down on their bigoted asses.

But when it’s us fags, dykes, and “drag queens” in question, then we’re all supposed to be quiet and “respect their faith.” We musn’t get angry and tell bigots to stop being bigots.

Fuck that noise.


I refuse.

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

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