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My First Homophobic Slur!

Late yesterday I or, rather, this Web site, received my/our first homophobic slur.

Homo

Not such a big deal, really. Could be a lot worse, of course. In the UK and throughout the world people, including gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people, are routinely insulted, assaulted and killed for who they are.

Of course, the comment was sent it anonymously. The sender doesn’t even have the courage of their convictions to identify who they are. This is usually the case in such matters.

I approve comments submitted to this Web site before they appear. No doubt the sender was excited with┬áthe anticipation that it would harm me in some way. Well, it doesn’t. And I reject your comment. Instead, I’m writing to draw even more attention to it as a futile gesture on your part.

Besides you make feel mighty real to be even more proud of who I am. So much so that it’s time for Sylvester …..