On Richard Littlejohn and the Southbank Centre’s advert in the Daily Mail

Because the line between legitimate message and defiant message of equality is blurred, different groups of people with different perceptions of the world will express different views of it. And that means for some news like celebrity gay men announcing they’re soon to be parents is a green light for cynicism.

But cynicism isn’t hate. I still want people who think Elton John and David Furnish’s children are trophy children to come and experience the thing I love. Because I’d rather meet them, look them in the eye and tell them I’m not scared of them, than throw stones from the other side of the playground. And least that way I’ll have listened to them.

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