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Dear Mick, They say fools rush in where angels fear to tread. This territory is contentious, but I’m neither rushing in nor fearful to tread. You have pushed me to the wall, all but demanding a response from me, so here goes. Yes, I have seen the news reports about gay teens who have taken their own lives, including the most highly publicized one, Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers University freshman who jumped… Read More

“One wonders whether there is any terminus now to gay demands or any possibility of sober discussion of the various issues surrounding the gay-rights movement,” began an article in National Review. The year was 1986, and New York City had just enacted legislation protecting gays from discrimination. One year later, Larry Kramer formed ACT UP, the Aids Coalition To Unleash Power, which made national news by disrupting mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral…. Read More