Lindsey Graham is Not a Lady

Let’s be better than sexism and homophobia

Adapted from a caricature of Lindsay Graham by DonkeyHotey. (CC BY-SA 2.0)

I wrote the other day that casual jokes about gay men, at heart both misogynistic and sexist, fill American air in about the same proportion as free oxygen. I observed that homophobia IS sexism, that if women were considered equal to men, sexist and homophobic jokes wouldn’t make sense.

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

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James Finn

James Finn

James Finn is a columnist for the LA Blade, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.

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