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Five Alarm LGBTQ Fire: Friends and Allies, Please Help!

The worse things get, the quieter our friends become

House fire, by Николай Егошин on Pixabay. Queer tears licensed from Adobe Stock.

I feel like I’m going hoarse shouting into the wind about a fire that’s burning my family’s house down — only to have neighbors tut tut and tell me I’m imaging the emergency or that it will sort itself out. “Nothing to see here, move along.”

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is a columnist for the LA Blade, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.

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