She was 46, the same age as my mother was when she died the year before.
AND of course gay men love her because she represents our struggle with who we are and where we came from. She is the symbol of gay men’s anima and will always be identified with by gay men. Lesbian women must answer this for themselves. I think their psyches follow a different archetype.
AND we are not things. We are people. So will everyone please help the “meeja” stop referring to us as “the” gays? Gay is an adjective, not a noun.
I am a gay man, not a gay.
The same as if you were to say “he is a funny man.” You wouldn’t say “he is a funny.”
“She is an intelligent woman.” Not “she is an intelligent.”
Come on, folks, there’s so little of our language left, let’s at least keep some of it in tact.