Alex Blaze

Gay zap at Ban Ki-Moon

Filed By Alex Blaze | July 27, 2007 11:28 AM | comments

Filed in: The Movement
Tags: Ban Ki-Moon, Michael Petrelis, United Nations

Michael Petrelis, et al, zapped UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in San Francisco yesterday to protest the UN not talking about queer issues. Video from Zombie Time:

Ban responded:

That is most unusual welcome for me . . . As Secretary General, I'm supposed to answer all questions . . . The gay rights issue is very sensitive.

Unusual indeed. Although It isn't particularly clear what exactly the zappers wanted besides "talk".

I suppose coming from a place of invisibility in the international theater, any sort of talk about gays will build awareness among the most powerful people in the world who are incidentally mostly homophobic.

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The more we get the international community talking about our issues, the better off we'll be. Not that I'd expect the Bush junta to take notice since they've ignored the international outcry over the Kyoto Treaty, global warming, international courts, etc., etc.