This Angry Gay Man May Have Saved Your Life

I bet you don’t know who he is

James Finn
Oct 6 · 6 min read
Peter Staley at the Sundance Filmmaker Lodge in 2012. Photo adapted from an original by PunkToad on Flickr. (CC BY 2.0)

I get that a lot, and I have since I started marching with Act Up and Queer Nation on the streets of New York City. When we chanted, “We’re here, we’re queer, get used to it!” we intended…