The soul has greater need of the ideal than the real for it is by the real that we exist, it is by the ideal that we live

Saturday, October 23, 2010

some things are offensive some aren't

I read this morning that someone is planning a new website for gay friends. Apparently the idea is that gay people post their profiles and then ask their straight friends to support their quest for civil rights.

I find this offensive.

the notion that I'm a little waif out there needing outreach so some straight person can save me from the perils of the big bad world frankly pisses me off.

I don't need your help to obtain the rights I already have , thank you very much you condescending superior snob.

If you want to do something...well...don't. If you're of the opinion I need you to save me then I'd rather you just went about your business.


Conversely i don't find the following offensive at all:

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