Eighteenth century political theorist Edmund Burke said a lot of things, many of them wise, in his work about people’s power and fighting tyranny. “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing” is not one of his quotes, though a lot of people do give him credit for what has become a common phrase.
That saying is now being reproduced on the t-shirt company Dance Party Massacre’s latest print, proceeds from which will go to fighting an amendment banning same-sex marriage in Minnesota.
Openly gay founder Alex Dakoulas explains:
My strong belief in following your own path has come a lot from being gay–maybe more than I realize. Having to suffer internally about this conflict, and watch how people treat others like me, made it a hard decision to be true to myself. And it’s still hard to keep with it.
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