It's preposterous that an organization charged with defending and demanding the rights of LGBT Americans — and already facing allegations of telling Obama to give preference to some gay rights legislation while ignoring others — just told the entire world that the gay community can wait until Obama is moving out of the White House to expect our rights. The ramifications of HRC's message are dire; the media and other gay organizations around the world take cues from this organization, and if this is the agenda they are pushing, we worry it'll reverberate into a message the "gay community" is behind....
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With friends like these, who needs enemies?
Professional "activists" who make money and build careers around their pseudo-activism, often in the name of political expediency, that may even go so far as to caution the powers that be to retard the struggle for full and equal civil rights are, at the very least, pathetic and, at the very worst, traitors to the cause that they say they espouse and for which they are handsomely paid.
Here's Jason Bellini's commentary on this matter, and we can only hope that the rhetoric and passion of Dan Choi as seen in this brief video is reflected in the speeches to be held at the Equality March tomorrow.
I can assure you that Rev. Troy Perry's speech will reflect that passion, a passion he has exhibited for over 40 years.