THis comes from a new video series by equality advocate and philospher Jon Corvino.
How do we describe our opponents accurately? What words should we use: Heterosexists? Bigots? Homophobes? Opponents? Anti-equality activists?
Is there room for respectful disagreement? Does it make a difference if they are telling lies and promulgating hatred of gay people (like the National Organization for Marriage, or Focus on the Family), or if they are a Bishop uncomfortable with the church blessing gay unions (as we've seen in the wake of last summer's GC)?
Is there a difference between Prop8 advocate Pastor Jim Garlow and blessing opponent Bishop Edward Little? I think there is. What do you think?