What really gets me is how many people feel like they HAVE to care. And not just care but, you know, have hissy fits that make drag queens look by comparison like college math professors putting their students to sleep.

I mean, come on, Blanche — a little alternative gender expression is going to warp your world so much you have to go on a war footing?

Sigh.

I’m glad lots of people are accepting of gender variation now. Things are way better than when I was a young man flouncing around Greenwich Village.

But, Jesus, some folks really need to chill.

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