Tuesday, July 15, 2014

"Gay friend" plot twist closes out classic comics series


The “Life with Archie” Comics series will come to an end, after 75 years, with Archie Andrews taking a bullet for a gay friend. Fox news has a typical story here

I don’t know if this sounds politically correct, or sentimental.  I’ve never been one to follow comics. 
  
But I can remember back in the 1980s, the way gay teachers dealt with potential discrimination was to say “I have gay friends.”  There was a time when people accepted this kind of ruse.  

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