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    • Jon
    • 09.08.10 | 11:51 (IDT)

    i'm reminded of responses to the black civil rights movement in the US. 'okay, fine, you can sit in the bus. but you want to flaunt that right by sitting in the front? no way.' the less gay people are repressed, the less likely they are to 'flaunt' their outness at public event. it's like a rubberband - you can't stretch it only to one side. in 50 years, when same-sex couples are 'normative' (whatever that means), this discussion will be beyond irrelevant, just as no one in the US sees who sits where on the bus. (heads up for those ortho bus lines in Jerusalem.)

    from the article: Keep gay pride in the bedroom
    First published 02:35 09.08.10 | Last updated 02:35 09.08.10
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