Ben Kawaller adds: “If the gay activism I grew up with was about securing equal rights, LGBTQ+ activism looks more like a cultural project aimed at reforming our ideas about gender and sexuality. It also doesn’t seem to be able to help itself from looking absurd.”
Andrew Sullivan makes a similar point:
Below, progressive activists want Republicans to be anti-gay.
And now this!
NYC Pride – 6/25/2023— Stop Female Erasure / K Yang (@StopXXErasure) June 25, 2023
My name is K. Yang, I'm a former trans rights activist & LGBT non-profit whistleblower. I was just kicked, hit, pushed, mobbed by dozens of people in Washington Square Park. ♂️ who identify as ♀️ called me "bitch" & assaulted me. @KnownHeretic @bjportraits pic.twitter.com/4J9AaFXSEf