LGBTQ Neighbors and Victim Mentality

When loving, empathy, and exclusion collide

James Finn
Oct 5, 2019 · 5 min read

What’s a neighbor? As in “Love thy neighbor.”

LGBTQ people are my neighbors

We have to care for all of our neighbors


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How do you love your neighbors when they don’t love you back?

How is stigmatizing and excluding LGBTQ people neighborly?

What’s a neighborly way to respond to that?

Is that really so hard? I wish more people practiced the empathy and love that lie centered in the heart of their religious faith.


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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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Collected Writings. Stories and ramblings from a long-time LGBTQ thinker and activist.

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