Tolerance 101: From the mouths of teenagers

rainbow flagComment posted in this blog about anti-gay repression:

Dear Colin Stewart,

My name is Dawson Wright. I am 14 and i just don’t get why we argue over such things like this. It should be legal everywhere because it is just how that person is and we should not discriminate them because of that. Personally I have 2 gay friends and I see nothing wrong with that.

Dawson Wright

Thank you, Dawson.

 

Written by Colin Stewart

Colin Stewart is a 45-year journalism veteran living in Southern California. He is the president of the St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation, which supports LGBTQ+ rights advocacy journalism, Erasing 76 Crimes. Contact him at [email protected]

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