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Ezekiel J. Krahlin


© 2001 by Ezekiel J. Krahlin
(Jehovah's Queer Witness)

December 11, 2001

Dear Editor,

As a community, Jews today are much more strongly knit, than
the gay community. I conclude that, before we consider
supporting other minorities--most of which *also bash us and
do *not help us in any way--we withdraw from our generosity to
others, and focus on forming a more cohesive, integrated
community of our own. This is neither greedy, nor misdirected.

Similar to how German/E. Europen Jews had to withdraw from the
mainstream, and focus on their own survival as a community
(which was not at all a greedy action)...we are similarly
under mainstream abuse (to put it mildly), and in a position
where we have an essential *obligation to first take care of
our own. In fact, to *not do so, to continue financial and
other outpouring to non-gay causes, is--at this point in
time--a very selfish act. To donate one's time and money to
other causes, in the  midst of all this bashing of homosexuals
is no less a treason to one's own.

It is not just immature, or ignorant, to accuse me of being
selfish and short-sighted, for claiming we have a desparate
obligation to direct all our own energies and monies to the
gay cause. It is wicked.

Care about the black people? Give to a *gay black
organization. Care about women's rights? Give to a *gay
women's group. Care about the homeless? Give to a *gay
homeless center. Care about our youth? Give to a *gay youth
program.  Or do something on a *personal level for one of
these troubled gays. And so on. What the European Jews had to
do for each other in the 1930s and 1940s, in order to bail out
of an intolerable exactly what I'm proposing
gays do for each other NOW.

Out-maneuver; out-step; out-wit; out-smart; out-predict;
out-do; out-best...the enemy: the beast of homophobia.

Thus will we guarantee the victory against this potential
holocaust now rising to exterminate us off the face of
Amerika, like an approaching string of mega-tornados. They are
coming; I hear the gathering roar. Stop bickering amongst
yourselves, and take this great historical opportunity to show
the world just what great and numerous heros are Thracians
(gays) and Lesbians!