It would be good to have more people of color in the movement, so I’m going to put on blackface and write about the woes facing my dark-skinned brothers and sisters.
I shall put on a dress and makeup so I can tell everyone that I understand exactly how women feel.
And for my gay brethren, I’m going to come out to my wife and let her know that I’ve been faking my lust for 30 years.
Oh, wait, that last one is already covered, by a Christian who has written a book about pretending to be gay.
It’s nice that he means well, but it’s a rather tasteless approach. In his promotional video to raise money for the book, he tells us that the motivation for doing this was a friend, a young woman, who came out as gay and was disowned by her family…and that he treated with contempt for her preferences as well. I’d rather hear her story than about the self-afflicted martyrdom of a Christian who put on the label “gay” and then set it aside when it came time to profit. And who also uses the treatment of the gay community to promote Christianity.
No, I’m not going to do any of those things. They don’t promote diversity at all, but caricature it.