There is no neutrality on homophobia

I don’t know if the new policy is adequate and I’ll leave that question to the experts, but this does highlight a point that’s come up the past few weeks in the president’s decision on birth control and Komen’s funding issues with Planned Parenthood: there is no neutrality on these social issues.

No matter how messy and icky these issues are, every person is forced to decide whether or not they believe queers have the same value as everyone else, or whether women have a right to control their own bodies. Neutrality itself is approval of one side or another in the real world.

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