Thanks, Irene!

What really bothers me is that people who think of themselves as liberal and progressive often believe that it’s too radical to demand immediate and full acceptance of LGBTQ people.

You know what? My full humanity isn’t a radical concept.

Hint. You aren’t an ally if you defend religious homophobia.

We LGBTQ people are fully human and every bit as moral as any other human being.

Yet, it’s so often “progressives” like my friend who demand tolerance for homophobic ideas, especially when those ideas come from religion.

That is so nauseating.

Jim

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