Posted by: Catherine Lugg | October 9, 2010

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John Aravosis. He hits this one right out of the park. He’s taking Valerie Jarrett, the useless HRC, and Prez Obama to task.

If you care so much about gay kids being bullied and committing suicide, then start being our fierce advocate. Stop defending DADT and DOMA in court. Stop the DADT discharges now. Start doing something, anything, on getting ENDA passed and DOMA repealed, like you promised. And, if the President isn’t too busy calling more female basketball stars, maybe he could be bothered to make even one phone call to even one Senator on DADT repeal.

Oh yeah, and the next time you claim to be shocked and saddened by all these gay kids killing themselves, ask yourself what message you’re sending when you tell those same kids that they don’t deserve to be married, they don’t deserve to love and be loved, because God wouldn’t like it. (Of course, Barack Obama was for marriage equality before he decided to be President, but then again, he was for a lot of things before he became President.)

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  1. Thanks for sharing this. I co-run a twitter service to get LGBT news out to everyone, and have put this out there. How are our kids supposed to think we’re equal when our president doesn’t?


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