"I was especially impressed with the integrity of the protest organizers. When a TV camera man jockeyed to get a photo of Zach exiting the program, protesters discouraged him (and even distracted him) from getting the shot. The protesters I spoke with seek to protect Zach and his family's privacy. This is not about focusing on one teen, but on a system of injustice that seeks to target and recruit all queer teens." ~ Peterson Toscano, A Musing, June 28, 2005
I am happy there are people like Peterson Toscano to bring to attention the plight of our youth and others that are subjected to the abuse the religious right casts upon them.
Toscano is a survivor of the Christian Right's war on Gays and Lesbians. You can find out more of his efforts here.
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