“We really need to support local LGBTQ organizations- lift them up as much as possible,” particularly those in conservative & rural states"
It was Mike Garcia, not Christy Smith who met with Stop the Steal activists on the Capitol steps the day before the attempted coup
Walsh’s rally attracted extremists, some of whom explicitly called for violence against medical professionals
After the event was over the pub posted on its Facebook Page that despite the turmoil the event was successful
Cole has become the poster child for far-right politicians and religious conservatives working to ban these lifesaving medical treatments
It’s a miracle nobody got hurt or worse. (And by the way, LGBTQ folks, PLEASE don’t bring guns to protests. Nothing good can come of it.)
According to reactions on social media, many felt it was about time that right-wing threats & intimidation were responded to in kind
Approximately 250 LGBTQ+ aligned demonstrators battled against a group assembled to hold a "straight pride rally"
“I am deeply troubled by the empowerment of extremism we’re experiencing at this moment in history,” Pritzker told The Blade
“When hate rears its head, we all must respond, whether it’s a parade in Idaho, a historic Black church in D.C., or the U.S. Capitol”