Prism & Pen
Published in

Prism & Pen

My Experience of Authoritarianism as a Gay Man in Semi-rural Texas

And Other Thoughts

Not all authoritarians govern with tanks, and guns, and bombs, and threats. In fact, authoritarians don’t govern, they dictate, imposing their will over the will of the people. Governing requires legitimacy. Legitimacy requires the consent of the governed, the willingness of free people to choose to participate in a…

--

--

Amplifying LGBTQ voices through the art of storytelling

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Henry Lee Butler

No one in particular seeking to diminish ego and accentuate Self, partaking in life with a beginner’s mind. (He/Him/His) henry.lee.writes@gmail.com