Pflag And Gay RightsI attended a PFLAG meeting last night and found it to be interesting and disappointing at the same time. The conversation was about two upcoming events, the 2012 Presidential Elections and the MidSouth Gay Pride March.
When I asked if everyone was registered to vote, I was surprised to find several of them not voting, not wanting to register and not supportive of the only President willing to support Gay Rights at this time.
When I asked who these folks would feel if Romney was elected they all sad they would hate it since he would destroy any right we have currently.
So... may thinking is that no one is going to hand gays, lesbian, transgender or transsexual people anything unless we first stand our flippin ground and demand rights. We are not going to be given equal rights because we want them. We will be given equal rights when, we, as a group fight for them and get the people who support us into office. African Americans were not given rights for sitting on their ***** and asking. They fought for them through words and actions. Gaining support as they made their voices and integrity heard and seen. Please don't just sit there get off the couch and do something if you really want Gay rights to be seen as a valid right by the politicians we help elect. Demand change, get involved and vote. Thanks for allowing me to rant. Sorry if I sound too impassioned but I see no other option.