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Response to Dkc05 (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 07:25 PM

83. Sadly, this is a wake up call about the depth of hatred out there.

Sometimes I think being in the warm and safe arms of DU and the many businesses who provide benefits to gay etc. partners lulls all of us into a false sense of security about the steady advance of the rights of gay, lesbian, transgendered, etc. folks. That's not the case. Today's strong response to patronizing Chick-Fil-A is not just some pro "traditional marriage" protest, it is a clarion call of hatred for gay people. Those who have lined up and clogged traffic are not pro anything, they are expressing their hatred of anyone "different" and foreign to them (like a "Kenyan president").

They have had their "so there" day, and feel good about it. We have had a display of the challenge in front of all of us about the struggle that lies ahead.

Do not take this lightly. Take it as motivation.

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