The BBC Punched Me in the Gut

LGBTQ Pride events too “political” for reporters to attend

James Finn
Oct 31, 2020 · 6 min read
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Public domain BBC logo and anti-LGBTQ logo taken from Wikimedia Commons

Sometimes the news punches you in the gut

LGBTQ people and equality

LGBTQ people and political backlash

Examples of “political controversy”

US Dept of State denies LGBTQ rights are human rights

Municipalities and schools boards

Even Facebook is getting in on the act

The BBC policy has shocked and frightened LGBTQ people

Davie walked his comments back yesterday, but only slightly

LGBTQ equality demands transcend politics

No one must ever be banned from attending an LGBTQ Pride event. No LGBTQ Pride event must ever be characterized as politically controversial. They must be recognized instead as human-rights necessities.

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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

James Finn - The Blog

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

James Finn

Written by

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

James Finn - The Blog

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

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