What’s a way that we as a group can support LGBTQQI-umbrella folk without turning the focus to allies? I love NCOD and what it means for lots of people (ie, providing an obvious group of people who would be supportive), but it feels like it’s become more of a trend or something people do because they feel like they ought to and not necessarily because they really beli
eve in the message. Again, how can we do NCOD without making it about allies? The whole message of “gay? fine by me.” kind of falls flat, especially when the focus is on patting those who’ve signed the “meets minimum standard of decent human” roster on the back instead of fostering an environment where we open up dialogue for those who need that space to talk. Comment with better slogan ideas!!
On a related note, acceptance has no exceptions. None.