There is a proverb that says “A wise man forsees evil and hides himself, but the simple pass on and are punished”. To me that says that if you make a mistake once, don’t do it again.
If you see history repeating itself in an unpleasant way, then stop.
I know that the LGBT community can be viciously selfish and cold. I thought at one point that I could fix that. Maybe I still can. But not at this moment.
Right now, I love my people, even the s**t-heads. Having said that, when you see something dramatic coming and you want no part of it…thank God for the power of choice.