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i'm going to vote YES when it happens again in a few years i think
The "Nasty Nats'" flag is rainbow striped,
Their detractors' nonsense? Media-hyped.
And ere their claims were clear and bold,
Their hearts' hopes filled its ev'ry fold.
Then raise the rainbow standard high,
Within its shade we'll live and die,
Though cowards flinch and traitors sneer,
We'll keep the rainbow flying here.
And low lie the trysts of guy-on-guy
The ones who let the free birds pass by
Low lie the friends of Stephen Fry
And I missed a trick with the scope for working queer into the penultimate line.
Like obva ILGA is only measure min legal protections here... But its not really what matters. Both the UK and the Scottish Govts have been really really crap at tackling homophobia in schools.
For shame, France, Norway, Finland, Belgium, Lux, and Switz. For shame.
(NB: Don't know where I'm going with this thread - lgbt sure ain't my specialist subject. As a conversation-starter, it sure is clumsy. So apols for that. But couldn't resist posting the first couple of links that unexpectedly entered my purview, out of a combined sense of cautious pride and a chance to play right up to the wza/scotland stereotype. This link is more good news about where we live, however oversimplified it inevitably is, with a real sense of wtf about our neighbours. But, as I say, there's gotta be a caution about crowing too much, and DD gives a decent example for a kick-off.)