A Gay Humanist Manifesto HTML version

we should develop a moral compass to guide our
actions; a compass that will help us judge what will be
of benefit to ourselves and those around us, and steer
us through the difficulties of life;
living among a heterosexual majority, we are
constantly reminded of our own different natures; like
other minorities, we may face questions about how we
fit in;
being an identifiable minority, we are vulnerable to
discrimination; we need to stand up for ourselves;
we should promote an outlook of tolerance and
respect for individuality and difference in society
whilst opposing those who condemn us because of our
sexuality, we should give credit where credit is due; we
should not undervalue kind and helpful actions
performed by those with beliefs different from our
The following sections of this booklet further explain each of
these propositions.