The “different view” I oppose is that of people who uphold systems and institutions that oppress or otherwise mistreat people who are in a human minority.

Being intolerant of the intolerant isn’t a vice, as philosopher Karl Popper famously noted.

I oppose racism, not because it’s a “different view,” but because it’s morally wrong. So is homophobia.

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

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