I guess since it's easier to hide my minority traits, I shouldn't equate our struggle for civil rights to that of African Americans. Hello?! It's the same frigging thing. How is our history so vastly different? For centuries we've been loathed and despised, feared and mocked, discriminated against in nearly every way. We don't have that slavery thing, but we do have legions who were forced (okay chose, but chose only for self preservation) to live their life as a lie, to conform to the "norm" that most heterosexuals simply take for granted. Nearly every gay person today, and especially gay men, went through a tortuous existence in the public school system. I know I did. I was attacked and beaten because my gayness was sensed. And that was before I would even admit it to myself. (because that was about the worst thing you could be - a faggot)
And excuse me, but how can a straight person have the audacity to tell me my homosexuality was a choice? It's rubbish. Nobody chooses what makes their (sorry for my frankness) dick hard.
I'm tired of hearing people who have no experience in our struggle telling me the struggle is invalid, unworthy and, the most chapping of my hide, an abomination against god. How can someone not call it "hate" when they're slinging around the word "abomination". I wish I were in California right now because I would be out in the streets with my brethren.