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Gay Activists to Dan Choi: Know Your Place, Boy

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SOUNDBITES — “I’ve gotten [shit] from other activists. I know a lot about initiations and traditions that people have to sort of pay your dues — in the military, there are procedures and protocols. You gain rank. Here, you don’t have that as much, but there are different traditional ways, that we have paid dues within the community, at least from what I’m understanding, and so a lot of people have pointed out that. I wouldn’t go to the point of saying that I don’t deserve to be in this role, but they say, ”You sort of came out of nowhere.’” —Dan Choi, who went from unknown to nouveau gay rights activist, on the reaction from Gay Inc.’s establishment