Don’t Blame Gay Politician for Anti-Gay Bias

It’s tempting to harangue Republican state Senator Roy Ashburn as a hypocrite for being virulently anti-gay over the years and then admitting yesterday that he’s gay himself. But Ashburn’s story unfortunately is not uncommon, and it says more about the large number of people in our society who are intolerant of gays and lesbians than it does about one pitiful politician.

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