|Bob Paris Official|
As I have written many times before, I owe the relative safety of my own journey to the many LGBTQ pioneers who came before me, cutting a trail through a confusing and often dangerous wilderness.
With this in mind, it’s heartening to watch the public reaction to Jason’s coming out, much of which has been so positive. This says great things about our culture’s evolution.
Yes, there are still many miles to go before we might rest. It will take persistent vigilance to maintain our gains, but demographics indicate that this category of bigotry will fade away into an embarrassing memory. Homophobes are on the wrong side of history and human evolution. Period. And, future generations will shake their heads at how clueless and violently mean-spirited many of their ancestors could be.
I wish you all peace, harmony and continued evolution,