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Far-Right Extremists Have the LGBTQ+ Community in Their Crosshairs

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Views expressed in The Advocate’s opinion articles are those of the writers and do not necessarily represent the views of The Advocate or our parent company, Pride Media.In May, I prophesized about the upcoming threat this year to the LGBTQ+ community, with the anticipated overturning of Roe v.

Wade meaning gay marriage is next, and about the rush by state legislatures to pass anti-LGBTQ+ laws particularly related to transgender youth.In April, I wrote about the attitude of Republican voters toward candidates who were homophobic in a poll conducted by Politico and Morning Consult that showed a small minority of Republicans, only 25 percent, said it was a major problem if a candidate makes homophobic statements.And later that month, I wrote about the diabolical duo of Florida Gov.

Ron DeSantis and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and their war against children, attacking trans kids and blocking LGBTQ-related conversations in the classroom. “This is all so blatantly heartbreaking, discriminatory, illegal, and criminal,” I wrote. “We should have known that DeSantis would dangerously invoke children in passing legislation using the bigoted ways straight out of the Trump playbook.”Words and actions have consequences, and all these red flags above, put together, are a warning sign for our community.

Now, during a month when we celebrate our community, the diabolicalness has erupted and spilled over to domestic terrorist groups.

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