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My Response to Your Inaugural Speech, Mr. President

MikefromDE Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 1:26 PM
DCM: I have heard this argument several times and what you say is true in many ways. However, I seriously question the “choice” theory. I was always attracted to girls from the onset of my sexuality and have never been attracted to other men. I simply don’t see how I could choose to find a man sexually attractive. How is that possible? I see women every day that I find attractive and I don’t see how I chose that either. Can you change your sexuality at will?

The president declared it. A pastor prayed it. And woe betide those who differ with this new reality announced at yesterday’s presidential inauguration: Gay is now an official social category as defined and tangible as black or white. Put another way, romantic attraction and sexual desire are now viewed as being as innate and immutable as skin color.

Make no mistake about it. Another significant step was taken yesterday at the inauguration, and what was once associated with the extremist views of radical gay activists is now as American as apple pie. As expressed in the closing prayer of Episcopal...