Friday, November 04, 2005
THE END OF GAY CULTURE
And The Future of Gay Life
An excerpt from an op-ed written by ANDREW SULLIVAN for THE NEW REPUBLIC, November 1, issue.
One point I found particulary Provocative in Sully's essay is hightlighted in the excerpt below ...
...And, while social advance allows many of us to contemplate this gift of a problem, we are also aware that in other parts of the country and the world, the reverse may be happening. With the growth of fundamentalism across the religious world--from Pope Benedict XVI's Vatican to Islamic fatwas and American evangelicalism--gayness is under attack in many places, even as it wrests free from repression in others. In fact, the two phenomena are related. The new anti-gay fervor is a response to the growing probability that the world will one day treat gay and straight as interchangeable humans and citizens rather than as estranged others. It is the end of gay culture--not its endurance--that threatens the old order.
Complete article HERE...
Posted by Grant Bishop at 10:18 AM