Former early ’90s club kid Michael Alig has been on a media tour of sorts following his release from a 17-year prison stay for killing fellow club kid Angel Melendez. We’re not quite sure what it is that he’s promoting, but during an interview with Huffpo Live he took the opportunity to share how dreadfully boring he finds today’s gays.
In the interview, he says:
“Once it’s kind of been accepted all around I wonder if it will even hold any excitement anymore because we’re becoming as boring as straight people.”
While we do realize that fighting for our rights and becoming increasingly accepted doesn’t have the same excitement factor as the sex, drugs, and murder that got Alig locked up in the first place, it’s interesting to see the generational shift in LGBT rights through the eyes of someone who’s been gone for a long time.
We wonder if Melendez and Alig himself would’ve been on the front lines of LGBT rights had things turned out a bit differently for both.