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This Angry Gay Man May Have Saved Your Life

I bet you don’t know who he is

Peter Staley at the Sundance Filmmaker Lodge in 2012. Photo adapted from an original by PunkToad on Flickr. (CC BY 2.0)

You’ve got an anger problem! Why are you so angry? Can’t you just calm down?

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…

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