Wed, 21 Jan 2004 19:34:10 GMT

A Poor Cousin of the Middle Class.

Patrick Nielsen Hayden says about this NYT story

State of the union. The great feminist science fiction author Joanna Russ once remarked to me, “Homophobia isn’t there to keep homosexuals in line. Homophobia is there to keep everyone else in line.”

Caroline Payne is in her condition in order to keep the rest of us in line.

What he said. I feel angry and ashamed.

[Crooked Timber]