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Obama and the Gays - Local Blogger quoted...

posted Dec 29, 2010, 1:13 PM by Michael Chanak   [ updated Jan 3, 2011, 4:16 PM ]

Local blogger,  Will Kohler, Covington, Kentucky, owner and publisher of Back2Stonewall is quoted in a newly released book by Tracy Baim and other contributors.

Will Kohler of called on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and heterosexual allies to “STAND WITH US (LITERALLY) and wherever you are, you are in Washington, D.C., New York, California, or Missouri. That at if you present at or watching the Inauguration of STAND SILENTLY AND TURN YOUR BACK ON WARREN as he is introduced and STAY with you back turned in SILENCE until he has finished. We will do this not only as a display of our dismay at having him involved but also as a SYMBOL of PROTEST showing that all of us despite our sexual orientation, race or gender will not stand for and ‘turn our backs’ on the bigotry and hate that Warren embodies.”

According to Kohler, he was referring in to Obama’s inauguration where anti-gay bigot Rev Rick Warren gave the opening prayer at the event on January 20, 2009.

The book is available for sale at Obama and the Gays - a Political Marriage.

Back2Stonewall is described by its publisher as "An Unapologetic LGBT and Straight Supportive News, Media, Music, and Activism Website for Unapologetic Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trangender and Straight Supportive People."

Kohler's blog has been up and running two years.