Grapevine Online Exclusive

Published December 2011.

Web Exclusive: What's On Your Mind

A member discusses the Traditions and special interest groups

Photograph by Bay

I just read the "It's Your Move" section in the May issue of Grapevine, featuring responses to the "Out" section in the February issue. I was surprised at the number of negative reactions to that section—and especially the repeated statements that for AA, the problems of gays and lesbians are an "outside issue".

I think maybe there was some misunderstanding from the fact that the section dealt only with special interest groups based on sexual orientation or gender identity differences, and not with special interest groups in general.

-- Dan

St. Louis, Missouri

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