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MUNDO De-mente,... al manicomio.
2004-11-01

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Iván Torrijos

El ahora presidente electo John Kerry ganó las elecciones. Lo que se consideraba casi un imposible es ahora un hecho. Diversas personas argumentaban que Bush y sus secuaces planeaban alguna trampa para alterar el proceso de la elección presidencial 2004, nada de eso sucedió.

Al tiempo que escribo, todavía es octubre, a la fecha de cierre de esta edición de Identiy el futuro aún es incierto y ante la incertidumbre, surgió la imaginación.

Vivir en Chicago te da la impresión de que el mundo le va al partido Demócrata. Se suelen ver más letreros Demócratas que Republicanos. La realidad es distinta y una mitad del país es de preferencia republicana y votó por Bush.

Varias personas que conozco están como yo en la penumbra, con un signo de interrogación al frente por lo que se viene en esta nueva etapa de gobierno. Me he terminado las uñas a mordidas leyendo notas, mirando el televisor, escuchando la radio y mutilé a dos de mis neuronas. Mientras medito, otros hablan. A continuación comparto con ustedes algunas palabras que nos han dejado en Homofrecuencia, el espacio que nos sirve de expresión y aprendizaje a varios jóvenes que buscamos contribuir con el cambio:

'Los homosexuales existen, son una realidad objetiva, el hoy, ya no es el ayer en el que se decía: ¡Quémenlos en leña verde!. Lo que realmente debería preocuparnos es que se vienen problemas más fuertes, como los conflictos entre naciones, o el deterioro del medio ambiente, eso es lo que deberíamos ver con ojos de humanidad'. Agustín Villalpando, Editor de Enkidu Magazine.com .

' El proceso va a continuar. El mundo comienza a reconocerle derechos y beneficios a parejas del mismo sexo. No hay marcha atrás'. Pedro Julio Serrano, Puerto Rico para Todos.

'¿Saben qué?, somos seres humanos. ¿Saben qué? Nos amamos. Vean la devoción y compromiso que tenemos, vean nuestro amor, del que nunca podemos hablar y siempre tenemos que estar defendiendonos y escondiendonos. Yo estoy conciente en mi corazón de que va a cambiar el mundo'. Marta Donayre, Cofundadora de la Organización Love Sees no Borders.

'No me crean a mi no le crean a nadie, escuchense a ustedes mismos, cada uno de nosotros somos representantes de la diversidad. Sé quien tú eres, quien tú eres no te lo dice únicamente tu caparazón, tu exterior, quien tú eres es tu ser interno, tu alma. Tengan paciencia y vean esta revolución multicolor que se esta dando a pasos agigantados'. Luis Perelman, Vicepresidente de la Federación Mexicana de Sexología.

'Nuestra existencia significa amarnos, respetarnos y respetar a otros. Es hora de quitarnos nuestros prejuicios y las etiquetas que hacemos de la gente. Las personas que rechazan primero tienen que examinar sus propios actos'. Padre católico Manuel Villalobos, congregación de padres claretianos.

Y a ti, que lees, pese a lo que pase, complacete, venimos siendo testigos de un mejor panorama en la comunidad GLBT aunque, no solo saborees, también produce nuevos frutos.

Nuestro reto actual es reafirmar el presente, mostrar aún más nuestro amor, seguir generando aliados y hacer que los resultados de estas elecciones se conviertan más bien en un antídoto que nos anime a seguir construyendo un futuro más placentero.

Información sobre la comunidad latina GLBT en: Homofrecuencia, se transmite todos los lunes de 8 a 10 de la noche en Radio Arte 90.5 FM, Chicago. También puedes escucharlo en vivo a través de la internet en la pagina: www.radioarte.org . ivanukor@yahoo.com


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