Sunday, October 23, 2022

1966 video shows where conservatives and Republicans want to drag LGBTQ people back to

Boys in this 1966 video listens to a police officer telling them that if they are "involved" with homosexuality, they will be caught.

"Don't kid yourselves about it. They can be anywhere. They can be judges, lawyers. We ought to know. We've arrested all of them. So if anyone of you have allowed yourselves to be involved with an adult homosexual or with another boy, and you're doing this on a regular basis, you'd better stop quick because one out of three of you will turn queer. And if we catch you involved with a homosexual, your parents are going to know about it first."

A 1966 video of a policeman 'warning' kids about the so-called dangers of homosexuality is where some folks want to drag us back to. It is a desired result of all of the legislative and social media attacks against  the LGBTQ community. It's one thing for conservatives, Republicans, and various right-wing personalities to see LGBTQ people as a criminal threats, but they want to take it further. They want that vision to be reality. So much so that they are willing to disrupt our lives, our families, and kids to make it so.  They want to mold us into the monsters of their imagination because they feel entitled to edit out parts of our lives which contradicts prejudices.