Hat tip to Ari Drennen
.@BeccaBalintVT: "whenever we make progress, we see the backlash...it was really lovely to watch this amazing ally in Tennessee speaking up for the members of her community. That gave me so much hope because that's what it's gonna take." pic.twitter.com/ymoOjaqqeL— Ari Drennen 🏹 (@AriDrennen) October 31, 2022
Monday, October 31, 2022
Video - State legislators introduced over 340 anti-LGBTQ bills this year. It may have an opposite effect of what they hoped for.
Republicans have complained intensely about crime and inflation. So to remedy that, they are trying to pass laws which demonize trans people, deny healthcare to trans kids, and accuse drag queens of "grooming kids."(insert sarcasm button) According to this MSNBC segment, state legislators have passed over 340 anti-LGBTQ bills. But it could be backfiring in getting us and our allies to speak out more as well as run for political office:
'Conservative Christians launch boycott of Disney's 'Ironheart' because a drag queen is in the movie' & other Mon midday news briefs
Conservative Christians launch boycott of Disney’s “Ironheart” because a drag queen is in a movie - Just tell me - does the drag queen get to fight and kick ass?
LGBTQ+ Journalists Raquel Willis, Sue Kerr Do Monica Roberts Proud - Huge applause to you both. Hey, Sue! My buddy!
Florida medical board votes to ban gender-affirming care for transgender minors - The meeting in which they did this was a sham. It's not final yet, but it doesn't look good.
Kroger to pay $180K after firing workers who refused to wear logo allegedly resembling Pride flag - The ruling is insane because Kroger still contends that the logo had nothing to do with supporting the LGBTQ community. But the employees still pulled a "religious freedom" card.