More than a month has passed since the Orlando shooting revealed an exploitable defect inAmerican gun laws. What it also exposed, was a structural bias against a peaceful community that has existed for a long time.
In the wake of this devastating attack, we’ve heard survivor accounts that challenge what we’ve been indoctrinated to believe regarding the alleged inhumanity of gay individuals. We’ve learned of ‘deviants’ who threw their bodies in front of their lovers, to shield them from bullets. And we found out about ‘degenerates’ who risked their lives to rescue complete strangers.