Help Stop Hate Mail and Support LGBT Candidates
No Hate for LGBT Candidates
One week after we put our blog up, I received anti-gay hate mail from a woman named Sharon Kass. I was going to just ignore this, but after thinking about it and Googling her, I felt I needed to respond. See, Sharon is a prolific letter writer who sends out hate-filled letters when someone is mentioned in an article on LGBT issues. There is even a Change.org petition asking her to stop sending these letters.
The body of the letter is here and it is everything you would expect:
Date: Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 6:57 AM Subject: To Joe Fuld To: The Campaign Workshop
"Gay" is parent-caused, preventable, and treatable. The Left has been using sick people for decades. Any "science" it cites is bogus. The real information is at www.narth.com.
"Gay equality" is nonsense. Sick isn't equal to well. It doesn't dehumanize a person to recognize his or her sickness. Facing a problem is better than running away into a false identity.
GayScam will end. The people of this country will end it.
There is life after "gay." Go for it.
—Sharon Kass Washington, D.C.
This Sharon is a busy lady. The Bilerico Project has covered more of her rantings, so contrary to my initial thoughts, I won’t just ignore it. Since my original post was about LGBT candidates, I will turn this into a fundraising opportunity to show support for the good work these candidates are doing.
For every new signature added to the Sharon Kass: Stop Sending Hate Mail to LGBT Activists petition from today through the next 30 days, I will give $1 to the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, capped at $1,000.
If anyone wants to match my pledge, you can donate here, just write, “stop hate” in the comment box. I hope this helps elect more LGBT candidates and lets the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund know we support their great work.