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GLK Cultural "Meme"

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  • yank_canuck
    ... a person who ... may be, but ... transgendered, ... and thereby ... be amongst ... people are welcome ... oppressive gender identification too. We can hope
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 31, 2004
      --- In gaykingdom@yahoogroups.com, "Bill" <wjf@b...> wrote:

      > 4. I swear or affirm that I am a member of the "Unified Gay Tribe", that I am
      a person who
      > refuses to ascribe to an otherwise oppressive gender identity. Such persons
      may be, but
      > are not limited to the following: homosexual, bisexual, lesbian,
      transgendered,
      > hermaphroditic, heterosexual or asexual, or that I hold such a person as kin
      and thereby
      > include myself as a lawful member of the Unified Gay Tribe.
      >
      > This means that transgender people are welcome on the island and would
      be amongst
      > other GK citizens who refuse oppressive gender identification too.
      >
      > A careful, caring read of the affirmation also means that heterosexual
      people are welcome
      > on the island and would be amongst other GK citizens who refuse
      oppressive 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.
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