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Subject: Fwd: Gay Pride Operas
From: Olga Bourlin <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Olga Bourlin <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:33:51 -0700
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Donald Kane wrote: "It is absurd to compile such a list as though it
exemplified the concept of gay pride, which had never been thought of when
many of the stories were
written."

I beg to differ. There were liberated women before the concept of gender
equality, there were people of color who were self-actualized before civil
rights legislation, and there were gay people who .... (excerpt below is
from an essay by Leon Acord-Whiting <-- fourth button from the left on the
flash screen)

"Mr. Crisp was one of those rare people who figured out early in his life
that, although he was almost daily regarded with disgust, it was society’s
problem, not his. In order to survive and thrive, morally strong people
sometimes have had to come up with a different set of rules for themselves
to placate what they perceived to be an unjust and hostile world. Such
people as Mr. Crisp was often helped to inspire the world to become more
empathetic and civilized."

http://www.instituteforscienceandhumanvalues.com/FP/ishv-projects/the-human-prospect.htm


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 11:11 AM
Subject: Re: Gay Pride Operas
To: [log in to unmask]


A happy male couple?, an "oppressed" male couple?, is coupling itself
a thing outwardly to be proud of?  These are some of the questions that
should be asked in each and every example so far offered.

It is absurd to compile such a list as though it exemplified the concept of
gay pride, which had never been thought of when many of the stories were
written.

dtmk.



On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 1:46 PM, Charlie Richards <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> Did anyone mention Tippett's "Knot Garden," yet? Features a male couple.
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