The letter also specified attacks on social media platforms. Many of these threats have been initiated specifically over LGBTQ+ books
"It's no different than someone dressed up like a superhero at a comic convention or someone who puts on a Halloween costume"
Donorbox has spent the last few years watering down its rules on hate while refusing to enforce its existing policies
“Like my new Pride flag?” candidate Craig Ladyman captioned the now-deleted post on Trump's Truth Social platform
Right-wing media’s campaign against children’s hospitals is making it harder for trans people to access lifesaving medical care
“California will not tolerate violence terrorizing our communities, and this measure updates state law to punish use of symbols of hate"
Libs of TikTok, Matt Walsh, & others targeted the hospital for harassment & claimed the bomb threat was a hoax. Then the FBI named a suspect
"Californians deserve to know how platforms are impacting public discourse & this action brings much-needed transparency & accountability"
"Our community is at disproportionate risk for harassment online, which itself has damaging impacts and can also lead to offline harms"
The threats of violence came after social media posts by the anti-LGBTQ+ Libs Of TikTok and far-right media outlet Blaze TV