Gay Rage

Leak Reveals Plans to Overturn Roe v. Wade, and Queer Folks are Pissed

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Last night, while celebrities were bringing their Gilded Age best to the red carpet of the Met Gala, a draft was leaked that proposed the overriding of Roe v. Wade. Americans woke up to the horrifying reality of a country hell-bent on removing the right to an abortion, a move that would impact millions of Americans across the gender spectrum.

Rightfully, queer and trans twitter was pissed. We’re feeling helpless, attacked, disgusted, and nauseous all at once. So you know, a typical Tuesday in America. 

Let’s start with a few home truths, shall we?

Luckily, as always, we’re prepared to fight.

It’s clear that the Christian right, in its death throes, is trying its best to erase whatever freedoms they can.

And they call US radical.

Let’s remember, too, that all of our rights are intertwined. This isn’t just a women’s issue, or a queer issue, or a democratic issue. It’s everything at once.

Interestingly, folks started pointing out the connection between the glamorization of the Gilded Age and the current political climate:

It’s also a trans issue, because Republicans refuse to view as anything but baby-making machines.

The horror is happening right now.

But we fought in the past, and we’ll keep fighting.

And let’s not forget the people who are the most impacted by this decision, even if Roe v. Wade were to remain in place:

They keep coming for us, and we keep fighting.

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