On Outing (2)

“Bollocks. It removes the political power they are using to destroy the lives of others. You think that it’s embarrassing for him? I see the surviving partner denied pension rights in a same sex partnership, or indeed the denial of hospital visitation rights before death. I see states that allow for homosexuals to be sacked purely on the basis of their sexuality, and I see families broken up due to the inability to deal with the sexuality of their children (or indeed parents). That is something that this man was actively aiding. It’s not that things got better because the Christians were nicer, it’s down to political pressure and work. If there’s a guy who’s a star and uses that to destroy lives? Yeah, I’m OK with the truth being known. Don’t want people to know you’re a hypocritical hateful fuck? Don’t be a hypocritical hateful fuck.

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