"..in a place like Richmond, the gays have done a very good job at directing their contentious past in a decidedly more all-inclusive future."

From NewNowNext.com. 

"I had just gone to a small, red(ish) state city…that had at one point been the home of America’s most famous slave-loving rebel...and didn’t once feel unwelcome or unsafe. And, actually, not only did I find myself smirking about the silly-fun we’d all just had, I was smiling just knowing that in a place like Richmond, the gays have done a very good job at directing their contentious past in a decidedly more all-inclusive future."

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