You would never say that about a black person labeling a white person a racist bigot over the exact same issue.

Never in a million years.

We demand full equality. Full equality is our absolute right as full human beings.

Anyone who disagrees with that is a homophobic bigot.

I have certainly not engaged in a screed. I have proclaimed, rather, my dignity and my worth as a human.

I don’t have to deserve to be fully human. I’m not asking for your permission. I’m begging nothing from you.

I telling that we’re taking our due.

Whether you like it or not.

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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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