RECENT  POSTS:  » Scott Lively equates accurately noting his public record with inciting murder » Audio: Mark Regnerus doesn't think marriage equality has 'a lot of gas left' » Friday: NOM president shares the bill with 'ex-gay' activists » Today in 'um, yeah, obviously': Stunt marriages not confined to opposite-sex partnerships » Video: Brian Brown's fellow panelist gives insight into Moscow panel's extreme views on homosexuality, marriage » Video: TN man condemns gays with Leviticus billboards; oddly allows local Red Lobsters to remain open » Video: 'Ex-gay' speaker at upcoming ERLC summit equates talking to gay people with talking to cancer patients » GLAAD: Mainstream media is catching on to NOM's broader agenda » FRC's Values Voter Summit puts anti-gay bakers on a marriage panel; so we won, basically » GOP front group NOM raising money for a GOP US Senate  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

02/05/2009

In the equality for all race, many groups hold the baton

by Jeremy Hooper

What ill effects have been wrought by the anti-gay movement's constant claims that gays, in fighting for their civil rights (little "c"), are "highjacking" the Civil Rights Movement (big "C")? Misplaced aggression like this, that's what:

History has room, my friend. Unite, don't divide.

Gays aren't black [YouTube]

**Oh, and it's Bayard (pronounced BUY-ard), not Bernard. And yes, his presence is and was significant. So are the opinions of Civil Rights heroes like Congressman John Lewis, the late Coretta Scott King, and many others.

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

wow, I don't even know where to start. I fought for this young mans rights.

Posted by: Jon | Feb 5, 2009 4:07:46 PM

Shhhh! Don't tell that to those of us organizing lgbt of color events.

Posted by: a. mcewen | Feb 5, 2009 5:43:32 PM

I saw that. Well, at least as much of it as I could stand without throwing up. Someone has serious issues to say the least. And I'm reminded yet again how very much we're hated.

They just don't get it. They really don't get it.

Posted by: Buffy | Feb 6, 2009 7:15:25 AM

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails