The day will come, Lindy, when sexual orientation is so unimportant that people will stop profiling. I’m convinced of it! In the meantime, I think people profile because being not-straight is so fraught. It matters more than it should matter, even to progressive, accepting people.

Even to us queer folk.

But the day will come!

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

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