"As we are planning direct actions, please remember one of the most powerful is to reinforce good behavior with a thank you. I'd like to suggest that every activist organization set up a 'good cop squad' of letter writers to thank those who advocate on our behalf. Sometimes in our anger ...and impatience we forget to take this gentle direct action, especially with our straight allies and advocates who often risk their political careers on our behalf. Here in Seattle the rainbow flag is flying over the space needle for the first time in history. Let's make sure it flies there next year. Here's one to start with: firstname.lastname@example.org"
-- Facebook friend Stuart Wilber in a post to my wall