The Homophobic Response to AIDS: A Blog Entry by Aless Piper (July 9, 2011)
"Even with overwhelming evidence that homosexuality is not a mental illness, and certainly not a choice, and also that HIV/AIDS does not discriminate and is not, as previously thought, a gay disease, our politicians continue to make decisions based on the assumption that HIV/AIDS will not and does not happen to upstanding citizens, them, or anyone they know."
Be the Change: A Solidarity Speech (June 29, 2011)
"It's easy for us to condemn society for the social norms that stigmatize and discriminate against people whose sexual orientation and gender identity do not fit the heterosexual status quo," says Laurindo Garcia. "But ... by continually diverting attention to external factors out of our control, we deny ourselves a role in making change happen."
Reflecting Upon My Twenty-One Years of Pride (June 27, 2011)
"My being out as a LESBIAN is not solely political. It is literally and metaphorically about my own survival in the entity known as Aishah Shahidah Simmons in this lifetime."
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