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Gays with guns: Pink Pistols teaches LGBT community members how to defend themselves

 But then again, neither is a penchant for victimhood, which explains a growing "subculture" within the gay and lesbian communities: Guns.

From the Boston-area Edge, a publication that caters to those who live LGBT lifestyles:

With taglines like "pick on someone your own caliber," and "armed gays don't get bashed," [Gwendolyn] Patton [of the group Pink Pistols] says [her organization] changes the perception that gay people are easy victims.

"We teach queers to shoot, and then we teach the rest of the world we've done it," Patton told WBEZ 91.5, a public radio station in Chicago. "Because then they may think twice about using (LGBT people) as a target."

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