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credit to the original author.

Ezekiel J. Krahlin


© 2004 by Ezekiel J. Krahlin
(Jehovah's Queer Witness)

A recent discussion on Queernet's "Gaynet" mailing list,
included complaints over the lackluster liberal airwaves
(when compared to right-wing hate-talk). So I admonished this
group for their whining, when a very talented activist right
in their midst, goes unrecognized. Read and enjoy (or weep):

--begin admonishment:

Subject: Re: SF Chronicle - 4/22/04 - "Ducking Responsibility"

On Sat, 24 Apr 2004 "Roger" [host of Gaynet, by the way] posted:

I listened to three days' worth of Air America Radio this
week, and I have to say that one thing is missing from lefty
talk radio that makes the right-wing stuff work: bile.

This is why our community needs SCREAMERS like me: I'm funny,
well informed, dedicated to queer liberation...excellent
writer/interviewer/comedian. My stories, my spiels, would be
the airwaves!

I've been hollering for years, to get support from other
activists and concerned folks, to pave my way towards media
access. I ALMOST got my own radio talk show last year, which
would've been called "Shock Jock Strap". Read here, of my
plan, and what I'd do on such a show:

This is the e-mail exchange I had with a representative of
SFLR (San Francisco Liberation Radio). There, not only will
you learn of my blueprint for this very queer show, but how I
was sabotaged by a hate-letter sent by another Queernet list
member, and some SFLR representatives who are too SPINELESS
to have other than milquetoasty-type queers on the airwaves.

I've done my UTMOST over these years, to convince
influentials in the queer community, to give me my public
stage...with PROOF of my talents for all the world to see, on
my website. I can only continue plugging I am, now
appearing for several minutes twice a month on Ch. 29, and
creating a PayPal account on my website, to receive monies to
support my freelance activism, which you may view at:

I don't know what's wrong with the gay community, in
constantly suppressing good folks like me, whose TALENT can
go a long way towards our liberation...if only given the
OPPORTUNITY to do so. And in so doing, aggressively creative
activists like myself, will pull up a lot MORE talent from
other unsung heroes, to amaze and inspire the world.

So quit your whining, Roger, and others. You GOT the talent
and expertise you need, to put on a great show, and win our
rights already. You got ME. You got the contacts and
associates that I lack. I got the talent, the wit and the

So instead of complaining about the lackluster soldiers we
now have, EMPOWER those that are far BRAVER and more
INSPIRED. And I've given you more than AMPLE EVIDENCE of my
abilities, over the years. There is no longer any rational
excuse to NOT empower me, and those like me...who've been
banging on the Door of Opportunity till the cows come home.
(And they did, but I'm still banging away!)

"Ducking Responsibility" indeed!

--end of admonishment