Oct. 21st, 2010

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I wore purple yesterday, in solidarity for those who are fighting for their lives against the bullying that's happening to them because they are perceived as being gay. For everyone who did wear purple, or at least thought positively about someone who's gay, thank you. I challenge you now, though, to do something more. I challenged myself, and created this essay which I am hoping to share. It is relevant to our gay members of society, yes - but it is also relevant to people with intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, weight issues, etc. It should be expanded to include group situations, since I just noticed that a young man killed himself after having to listen to a community's leaders speak of being gay in a very disparaging manner. As a society, WE ARE NOT VERY NICE. And this must change.


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