The groups, both named “Behind the Walls” and followed by different spellings of “Illinois Department of Corrections,” each have more than 4,000 members.
Federal and provincial governments must not only ban conversion therapy, which aims to change sexual orientation, they must do so as clearly as possible.
The right has been using the writings of trans-exclusive radical feminists to justify their crusade. It’s not the first time the far left and far right have teamed up.
Vice President Mike Pence counted on Saturday President Trump’s actions in favor of “religious freedom” — considered by LGBT rights supporters as means to enable anti-LGBT discrimination — as reasons for why conservative voters should turn out in the congressional mid-term elections to back Republican candidates and the Trump administration.
Pence made the remarks before attendees at the Values Voter Summit, an annual D.C. confab for social conservatives hosted by the anti-LGBT Family Research Council.
Today, FRC, with the help of extreme right-wing crap sheet Breitbart, is taking a different path. The group is calling out legitimate science:
Alachua County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a person suspected of spray painting a derogatory slur used against transgender people on a home garage.
“I don’t feel safe living here anymore. I can’t drop my daughter off at the movies anymore,” Rose tells TIME. “What if someone recognizes her in the Walmart parking lot? She won’t even sleep in her bed anymore.”
The LGBTQ+ community has long been maliciously associated with pedophiles and sexual predators by people who wish to further stigmatize us. Internet trolls are aware of this violent tradition, and are taking advantage by spreading propaganda that, on first glance, resembles an embrace of pedophiles by LGBTQ+ people. It’s an effective tactic if we accept the false premise: that there is a link between sexual predators and queer people. But there isn’t, and it’s time we stopped meeting that propaganda on the trolls’ terms.
Roseanne was abruptly cancelled on Tuesday following backlash to its star’s racist tweets, but it never should have been on the air to begin with.