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🌈 Thread on the #LGBT record of Cory Booker
2012:Mayor Booker "Dear God: We should not be putting civil rights issues to a popular vote subject to the sentiments or passions of the day, No minority should have their civil rights subject to the majority"
Booker is so correct on this take. Amendment 1 and Prop 8 were extremely painful for #LGBT people. We woke up the next day looked around and forever wondered who voted for us, who against. The majority should never never vote on minority rights.
Booker goes on to talk about #LGBT Americans being second class citizens. "Its ridiculous and offensive we are even having this debate, it should have been done years ago." 2012
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🏳️‍🌈🔥 Thread of #LGBT threads
Hillary Clinton
Bill Clinton
Kamala Harris
Tulsi Gabbard
Bernie Sanders
Gay History/Pics
Fascist Theocrats
Trump rollback of #LGBT advances
Why Caucuses disenfranchise voters
🏳️‍🌈Thread on Hillary Clinton's #LGBT 🏳️‍🌈🔥record 200+ tweets #queerpol
🌈Thread on Bill Clinton's #LGBT 🏳️‍🌈🔥record 200+tweets #queerpo
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As California attorney general, Kamala Harris declined to defend California’s ban on same-sex marriage Proposition 8 in court.
Kamala Harris along side of us in Pride. #LGBT #queerpol
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Hillary went to Pulse instead of Wisconsin.

She chose to support #lgbt in a time of extreme distress and terror for us.

Stop whining that she missed a rally in Wisconsin because she comforted us.

Leaders comfort people who need it, when the need it.
Hillary in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Hillary Clinton discusses Marriage Equality and the Obergefell decision in Wisconsin.
March 2016. advocate.com/election/2016/…
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Lesbian in the military. 1950’s

“They were my lovers, those women but no one taught us to swim.”

“I drowned and I took 3 or 4 others down with me when I signed the confession of what we had done together”
-Judy Grahn
“Lesbian Sexual Radicals”
1980’s

Photo: Jill Posner

Book: Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers-Lillian Faderman
New York, 194O’s

From: “A Lesbian Photo Album”
by Cathy Cade, 1987.
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My Adoption advice for lesbians: Hurry up. Fascist theocrats are attempting to take away our adoption rights.
“federal legislation could be on the way. In July 2018, Republican representatives introduced a bill that would protect adoption agencies with state or federal contracts who discriminate on religious or moral grounds nationwide. “
The fight over gay adoption parallels the fight over marriage. Republicans have long fought our right to adopt and have “legitimate “ families. Marriage and adoption to them made us “normal” so they fought it with a passion. #queerpol
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We knew they would come for us. They are coming for us. #lgbt #queerpol
Using the excuse of “religious freedom “ House Committee passes Amendment allowing adoption agencies to discriminate against #lgbt parents, single parents, divorced parents and couples of mixed faith. Theocratic fascist @gop strikes again.
Nine US states have passed #lgbt adoption discrimination laws, 5 laws passed in the last 2 years. #lgbt are under attack from right wing ideologues. #queerpol
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