Jim Maynard Rattles the Cage: 'Gayness is a Choice Like Any Other' 

There is little doubt that, at least among political adepts, one of Memphis' most prominent spokespersons for the gay lifestyle (if not the most prominent) is Jim Maynard, who has also run at least twice as a write-in candidate for Congress on a left-of-center platform that includes -- but is not limited to -- a concern for gay and lesbian issues.

Maynard does his best in this week's Flyer "Viewpoint" to restructure the argument for gay rights, rejecting both liberal claims of biological determinism and the religious right's moral objections.

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