Michael Crawford

Keeping LGBT Hope Alive

Filed By Michael Crawford | November 30, 2008 11:30 AM | comments

Filed in: The Movement
Tags: gay rights, Jason McElway, LGBT agenda, LGBT equality, yes we can

For those of you who are feeling pessimistic about the possibility of achieving full equality for LGBT people, I present Jason McElway:


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Jason's story is not about LGBT issues, but his amazing story shows what can happen with when we are open, honest and hold true to our beliefs.

Our cause is just and time is on our side. It is up to each of us to claim our truth and show the world who and what we are.

As guest blogger Travis Ballie said, "We are all Harvey Milks now."


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It really is incredible how you ignore the fact that this was not important to you one month ago.

Now that Obama won are you ready to wear your gay hat and come out of the shadows?

Is is safe now? Is there less risk of embarrassing your candidate?

Michael Crawford Michael Crawford | November 30, 2008 1:24 PM

Wow Patrick. It is amazing how your cynicism stays intact even after watching this incredible video.

BTW, I don't have to wear a "gay hat" to be committed to LGBT equality or to even feel gay. That's something that just comes naturally.

Obama wasn't shy or embarrassed to speak in favor of LGBT civil rights and neither am I.

Michael, I thought the story was great. You just never know when inspiration will pop up. Thanks for keepinng an eye out.

Angela Brightfeather | November 30, 2008 9:22 PM

Thank you so much for putting this up on the blog.

My daughter lives in Rochester and has four children, one of which is autistic. When I viewed it I gave hera call right away and we both had a good cry. she told me all about it and everyone in her family and now ther grandparents got so much from the story.

The coach sould ahve been playing him all season and in every game.

OMG, why do you make me cry this early in the morning, Michael. That was sooo fucking sweet.

I hope he plays in every game now.

Great video! How awesome! What a great response from the crowd! Thanks It has made my day!