We are everywhere… It’s true.
We are doctors, surgeons, lawyers, accountants, teachers, authors, editors, professors, scientists, chemists, biologists, parents, engineers, architects, plumbers and (fill-in-the-blank).
We serve as police officers, firemen, soldiers, civil servants, ministers and (fill-in-the-blank)
What makes no difference is whether we are male or female, whether we are asian or black or caucasian or hispanic or (fill in the blank)…
… And it makes no difference if we are straight or gay or lesbian or (fill in the blank).
It makes NO difference what-so-ever.
It’s time to stop laying the blame for the worlds ills and humanities failings on someones race or gender or sexuality.
It’s time to place the blame where it belongs… on the bigots and racists and opportunists who who point the finger and lay blame for their and your problems on someone else.
Don’t ask, Don’t tell is a sham… and for those of us who have proudly and faithfully served, it is time to stop having to worry about whether someone with an axe to grind is going to out us in order to make themselves feel better for their own failings or inability to achieve promotion.