Damn you, Dan!
Savage gets savaged for advice
Published: October 17, 2012
I'm glad your anti-choice boyfriend is now your anti-choice ex, LIFE, and your letter is a good reminder to everyone who reads my column or any other advice slinger's column: It's called "advice" not "binding arbitration" for a good reason. The people who ask me for advice are free to make up their own minds. And I actively encourage everyone whose letter appears in the column to lurk in the comments and see what you have to say. Because, you know, sometimes your advice is better than mine.
Finally, a word to all the anti-choice men out there who were so hurt that I told their girlfriends — imaginary in many instances — to dump them. If you oppose abortion because you believe that "sexual choices should have consequences," as more than one of you stated (was there a form letter circulating?), then you should be able to wrap your heads around this: Political choices have consequences too. You can choose to be anti-choice, and women can choose not to date you.
Consequences! They're not just for women anymore!
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