This was probably the straw that broke the camel’s back. I don’t compromise on calling out bigotry, despite that religious people may believe that systems of faith excuse it.

In parts of southern Africa, one out of every five adults is HIV positive. In much of sub-saharan Africa as a whole the ratio is almost one out of 10. The Catholic Church, to this day, is working to prevent access to condoms in Africa.

That’s some horrifying bullshit. Yet people get mad at me for not “respecting religious belief.” Quora characterized this story as “hate speech.”

Jaw-dropping nonsense.

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

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