Friday, July 06, 2012

What's An Aspiring Career Victim To Do?

It turns out that Alexandra Pennell couldn’t get any hetero to denounce her sexual orientation.  So what’s the modern lesbian to do?   Leave notes in her dorm room and then denounce the heterosexual students at Central Connecticut State University for homophobia. 

In March, hundreds of students at Central Connecticut State University held a rally to back Alexandra Pennell, a student who told the crowd that she had been receiving notes in her dormitory room attacking her for being a lesbian. Now Pennell has been expelled from the university and faces numerous criminal charges that she faked the notes,...
It isn't good enough to have your sexuality ignored if you are homosexual.  You have to shout it to the rooftops and expect to be congratulated for your bravery, a la Anderson Cooper who joins a growing clique of gay anchors, or be a martyr to your queerness.  And if straights don’t martyr you, you had better do it yourself.


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