This essay was printed in the February 15, 1987 issue of the homosexual newspaper Gay Community News by Michael Swift, and was reprinted in the February 15-21 1987 Congressional Record. EXCERPT
ex·cerpt ( P ) Pronunciation Key (ksûrpt)
A passage or segment taken from a longer work, such as a literary or musical composition, a document, or a film.
tr.v. ex·cerpt·ed, ex·cerpt·ing, ex·cerpts (k-sûrpt)
To select or use (a passage or segment from a longer work).
To select or use material from (a longer work).