GLK Cultural "Meme"
- --- In email@example.com, "Bill" <wjf@b...> wrote:
> 4. I swear or affirm that I am a member of the "Unified Gay Tribe", that I ama person who
> refuses to ascribe to an otherwise oppressive gender identity. Such personsmay be, but
> are not limited to the following: homosexual, bisexual, lesbian,transgendered,
> hermaphroditic, heterosexual or asexual, or that I hold such a person as kinand thereby
> include myself as a lawful member of the Unified Gay Tribe.be amongst
> This means that transgender people are welcome on the island and would
> other GK citizens who refuse oppressive gender identification too.people are welcome
> A careful, caring read of the affirmation also means that heterosexual
> on the island and would be amongst other GK citizens who refuseoppressive gender identification too.
We can hope that, just as cultural ideas/philosphies/"memes" helped to
increase universal human rights by discouraging and outlawing prejudice
based on gender or color, that eventually GLK's affirmation will be a norm.