Zactly. She reminds me of that woman I write about who used to work with me- was sweet as pie and loved by all the staff. Only it turned out she was a confirmed, unrepentant racist. Sigh.

I’m reminded by what the Mormon teenager wrote me too about how her Church was discriminating against her with smiles. “I don’t need people to be nice,” she said. “I need them to be good.”

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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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