Veronica Sawyer (VeroDet), you are so right. As an activist who writes extensively about LGBTQ rights, I can attest that I face much more pushback from the Left than from the Right.

I write a lot about the Catholic Church and I point out with detailed facts and unassailable citations that Pope Francis holds horrifying views about LGBTQ people. He is, factually speaking, one of the world’s most powerful homophobic bigots (besides being a sexist, though the two phenomena are inextricably intertwined.)

And what do I get for my pains?

Attacked from the Left (almost never from the Right) and silenced.

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