Walter Olson notes that “Climate change [is] listed as an LGBTQ issue, because in coalition politics every issue is every other issue.”
A piece from earlier this year at Huffington Post makes similar claims.
Passing legislation to require employers to provide paid family leave is also an LGBT issue, according to a Washington Blade opinion column.
Opinion | The price is right: Paid leave strengthens our families https://t.co/ohmlWeJ6wG
— Washington Blade (@WashBlade) August 8, 2017
Every progressive issue is now an LGBT issue, probably because the gay civil rights agenda has largely been achieved in the U.S. (leaving only transgender issues and exacting punishment on conservative Christian small businesses), and activists always need a cause.