Pictures of happy same-sex couples kissing on City Hall steps as they get legally married sends a strong message of acceptance and love, but defiant, shock-tactic pictures of kiss-ins in front of fast-food chains seem more like a stunt than an exercise in visibility.
Dan Cathy obviously has the right to say whatever he wants and donate money to whomever he chooses -- like all Americans. But let's get real: I feel that because the people he's targeted are just the gays, few are standing up to him.
From my earliest memories, I remember my heart and soul beating to a different drummer and feeling that I was a different bird. "Heart of a woman" adequately describes what transgender women experience internally and the emotions and feelings that go along with that experience.
Hope you enjoyed Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, that special August 1 holiday where some of our greatest intellectuals abandoned their monster truck rallies and gathered 'round Heterosexual Chicken Emperor Dan Cathy.
America didn't get any holier or more "free" last Wednesday. It just got meaner and fatter, and even more rage-filled than it was before Dan Cathy decided to sell his perverse "Christianity" instead of chicken.
The next time someone says to you "This is a First Amendment issue" or "Chick-fil-A isn't anti-gay, it's just pro-traditional marriage," send them a link to one of the heartbreaking stories we feature on Gay Voices on a daily basis.
The new "Hater Wednesday" series will feature a rotating schedule of heretics and outcasts that white, heterosexual, Christian customers will be invited to share their mutual dislike and disapproval of while killing themselves with high-fructose corn syrup.