1996-07-19 - Re: Filtering out Queers is OK

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From: Simon Spero <ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu>
To: “Timothy C. May” <tcmay@got.net>
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UTC Datetime: 1996-07-19 11:56:38 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 19 Jul 1996 19:56:38 +0800

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From: Simon Spero <ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 1996 19:56:38 +0800
To: "Timothy C. May" <tcmay@got.net>
Subject: Re: Filtering out Queers is OK
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Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.960719044205.16543D-100000@tipper.oit.unc.edu>
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On Thu, 18 Jul 1996, Timothy C. May wrote:
> Filtering is not "wrong," Cerridwyn, it is a rational response to garbage
> being spewed constantly. I filter lots of items. I read "Scientific
> American" and "The Economist" because they filter (or "censor," in the
> sense some are objecting to here) nonsense about "queer rights" and

Actually, the Economist has, er,  come out strongly in favour of gay 
rights on numerous occasions- most recently on the issue of same sex