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A Queer Need for Rejection

McGovern Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 6:20 PM
Good night! Bruce, keep looking. Keep checking under every bed for that proverbial homophobic out there who is infringing on all those gay people's rights. Meanwhile, real life goes on.

Whenever I write about the issue of First Amendment Freedom of Association, I defend the right of campus groups, not government administrators, to control their own belief structure and membership requirements. This often involves discussing real life cases with real life tension between religious groups and homosexual activists. This results in a slew of emails asking why a homosexual student would ever want to join a fundamentalist religious group. The short answer to the question is that homosexual activists don't really want to join these organizations. Some want to use them for political gain before shutting them down altogether.

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