A straight New York City cop who goes by the name Huge Fat Loser on Facebook has demonstrated he’s a winner when it comes to being a straight allay of the LGBTQ community. (He’s named himself such because his account is generally used to chart his efforts losing weight.)
The genuinely moving Pride message, which we’ve reprinted below, is hugely inspiring, and the perfect way to cap off your Pride celebrations:
I’ll be out there working at Pridefest today wearing this shirt under my uniform for a lot of reasons.
For my step brother.
For my priest.
For my aunts who died before they could be legally married.
For my cousin.
For all of the cops I have worked with over the years, including one of the best partners I’ve ever shared a sector car with.
For my classmate in High School whose parents made him sleep in a tent in his yard.
For the man who cried on my shoulder about losing his partner on 9/11.
For every call I went to where someone got kicked out of their house or whose family just didn’t understand.
For anyone who’s had to hide who they are.
I’ve got your back.
Love is Love.
I'll be out there working at Pridefest today wearing this shirt under my uniform for a lot of reasons.For my step…