QUEERTY QUERY

Is Boycotting One Of Our Own A Good Idea?

Screen shot 2015-06-08 at 5.07.10 PMGay hotelier Ian Reisner can’t catch a break. Ever since he hosted a private dinner party for gay-hating 2016 presidential hopeful Ted Cruz back in April, he’s suffered an onslaught of bad press, gaffes, lawsuits, and boycotts of his various businesses.

Last weekend, Queer Nation flew a plane over Fire Island trailing a banner calling for people to boycott the millionaire’s businesses there.

Reisner just can’t seem to do right, even if he is on the political right, which begs the question: Is boycotting one of our own really a good idea?

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