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July 13, 2012

Jim Moeller Declares Vancouver a “Thriving Queer Mecca”

by lewwaters

Under the guise of “Gateway to Equality,” homosexuals will descend on Esther Short Park, Saturday July 14, 2012 for their 18th Annual LGBT Pride Event and issuing the call of “Come Celebrate LGBT Pride at America’s Only ‘Family Friendly’ Pride Event.”

In the invitation to the event, posted by none other than our own 49th legislative district representative Jim Moeller says of the event, “As proof of Vancouver’s rise as a thriving queer mecca, Advocate.com recently named the city the sixth most gay-friendly city in America, making it the top West Coast city for LGBT people.”

“Queer Mecca” Jim? Is that what homosexual’s see our community as now, a Mecca for queers?

Besides being a city in Saudi Arabia, Mecca also means “A place that is regarded as the center of an activity or interest.” If Vancouver really is a “Mecca for Queers,” can they rightfully retain their “Protected class” status over others? Wouldn’t they be the majority in this newly declared “Queer Mecca?”

And what of Jim’s use of the word “Queer?” Why does he describe his orientation as “Queer” when if I did, I am committing hate speech?

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