Just out. (Portland, OR) 1983-2013, March 16, 1984, Page 2, Image 2

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Contents
Out in Oregon ...................... 4
Faerie Gathering ................. 5
Profile ................................... 6
Out About Town .................. 8
Just Entertainment ...................10
Review ..................................... 11
Just A d v ic e ..............................13
Help Out ................................. 13
Life of Ryan ..............................14
C lassifieds............................... 15
E D I T O R I A L
Fundamentalists oppose fair play
le s b ia n s a n d gays. T h e y se e m to th in k th a t lesbians a n d gays c o m e fro m th in air.
T h e s e p e o p le have c lo u t. T he se p eo ple have m oney. P oliticians listen to th e m . P o liticians
lik e R o n a ld R eagan use th e m to gre a t advantage (see Praise the Lord and pass
th e am m untion).
T h e C a lifo rn ia a n ti-d is c rim in a tio n bill, A B 1, is now in th e hands o f G o v e rn o r D e u km e jia n .
D u rin g th e p ast several w eeks m o re th a n 3 0 0 calls a day have been received by the g o v e rn o r's
198 4 is a c ru c ia l e le c tio n year; gays a n d lesbians m u s t w o rk to c o u n te ra c t th e in cre a sin g ly
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v o c a l o p p o s itio n . W e ca n d o it; it is im p e ra tive to o u r survival.
B ro w n
o ffic e ; m o s t o f th e calls have been in o p p o s itio n to the legislation, w h ic h if it b e c o m e s law w ill
p ro te c t gays fro m d is c rim in a tio n in jo b s and h o u sin g .
The follow in g letter appeared in the San Francisco C hronicle on March 3. 1984.
T h e m a jo rity o f th e ca lls in o p p o s itio n have been m a d e by fu n d a m e n ta lis t C hristians [s ic ]
w h o have been in c ite d by th e ir leaders fro m pu lp its, televisio n a nd radio. T h e c u rre n t
E d ito r — O p p o n e n ts o f th e jo b rig h ts bill
W o e u n to a n y b o d y fo o lis h e n o u g h to plow
c a m p a ig n a g a in s t th e gay rig h ts b ill is the m o s t a ggressive c a m p a ig n th a t fu n d a m e n ta lis ts
fo r g a ys are q u o tin g th e B ib le as th e ir a u th o r­
w ith a n o x a n d an ass y o k e d to g e th e r (D eut.
have m a d e in C a lifo rn ia s in ce th e ir s u p p o rt o f the in fa m o u s B rig g s a m e n d m e n t in 1978 w h ic h
ity (L e v itic u s 2 0 :1 3 ). B y th e sa m e authority,
2 2 :1 0 ) o r u n w ittin g ly eat an u n c irc u m c is e d
w o u ld have b a n n e d gays a n d le sbia ns fro m te a c h in g in the state's p u b lic schoo ls.
w e m u s t clo se F in o c c h io ’s (D e u te ro n o m y
fru it (Lev. 19:23). W e s h o u ld m a in ta in a d e ­
2 2 :5 ) a n d p o lic e F is h e rm a n 's W h a rf because
q u a te p ile s o f th ro w a b le ro c k s th ro u g h o u t
c h u rc h e s even c o n tro l c iv il laws in th is coun try." I w o u ld a m e n d his s ta te m e n t by a d d in g “ a
s h rim p , cra b , lobster, c la m s , m ussels, sca l­
th e city, as u n ru ly so n s a n d fa ith le ss wives
v o c a l m in o rity o f fu n d a m e n ta lis ts w h o cater to th e ig n o ra n ce o f th e ir fo llo w e rs ’’
lo p s a n d s q u id are e q u a lly ta b o o (D eut.
m u s t be s to n e d to d ea th. K e e p in g slaves,
1 4 :1 0 ). M eat c o u n te rs m u s t be s trip p e d o f
e s p e c ia lly fe m a le , is O K , how ever.
E lse w h e re in th is issue is an in te rvie w w ith th e Rev. T ro y Perry in w h ic h he says, "T h e
T h e fu n d a m e n ta lis t m in o rity is p ro b a b ly equ al to the gay a nd lesbian m in o rity , b u t because
th e fu n d a m e n ta lis ts are a ca p tive a u d ie n ce w ith a s tro n g tra d itio n o f b ig o try a n d in tolerance,
p o r k a n d ra b b it (D eut. 14:7,8), and we m u s t
a n d m on ey, th e y are able to sw ay p o litic ia n s in w ays th a t gays and lesbians seem u na ble to do.
a ls o p o lic e th e ch u rc h e s , sin ce h a n d ica p p e d
m e n ta l m id g e ts w h o b elie ve a c o u n try sh o u ld
T h e fu n d a m e n ta lis ts d e p lo re w h a t th e y call “ th e b re a kd o w n o f the fa m ily " a nd like o strich e s
o r d is fig u re d w o rs h ip p e rs are fo rb id d e n e n try
(Lev. 2 1 :1 7 ).
be ru n by s c rip tu re be a w a rd e d a free vaca­
w ith th e ir heads in th e sand, ig n o re th e in c o n tro v e rtib le fa ct th a t th e ir fa m ilie s p ro d u c e
W ith all th is in m in d , I s u g g e s t th a t the
tio n in Iran.
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Stuart Burdick
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