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Arkansas Granny

(31,575 posts)
Fri Mar 3, 2023, 11:23 AM Mar 2023

What Will Happen To Everyone Who is Not White, Straight, & Male If We Don't Speak Out?


https://hartmannreport.com/p/what-will-happen-to-everyone-who?r=nl8r&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=email

Today’s Republican Party, intentionally or unwittingly, is following a script.

Pastor Martin Niemöller’s famous poem begins with, “First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out because I was not a socialist.” But, in fact, first they came for the queer people.

A year before Nazis began attacking union leaders and socialists, a full five years before attacking Jewish-owned stores on Kristallnacht, the Nazis came for the trans people at the Institute for Sexual Research in Berlin.

In 1930, the Institute had pioneered the first gender-affirming surgery in modern Europe. It’s director, Magnus Hirschfeld, had compiled the largest library of books and scientific papers on the LGBTQ spectrum in the world and was internationally recognized in the field of sexual and gender studies.


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What Will Happen To Everyone Who is Not White, Straight, & Male If We Don't Speak Out? (Original Post) Arkansas Granny Mar 2023 OP
It's happening in the US, bit by bit, as so many remain silent/ignore what is going on. RKP5637 Mar 2023 #1
I'm white, straight, and male and think someone's sexuality is their business not mine. walkingman Mar 2023 #2
Then it's up to us and people like us to stand firm in support and solidarity with the LGBTQ Aristus Mar 2023 #4
It's past time to restructure the hierarchy. CrispyQ Mar 2023 #3
Forget to mention rich. kacekwl Mar 2023 #5

RKP5637

(67,112 posts)
1. It's happening in the US, bit by bit, as so many remain silent/ignore what is going on.
Fri Mar 3, 2023, 11:50 AM
Mar 2023

And others, ever so ignorant, embrace it.

walkingman

(7,870 posts)
2. I'm white, straight, and male and think someone's sexuality is their business not mine.
Fri Mar 3, 2023, 11:51 AM
Mar 2023

Whether is is based upon religion or sexual insecurity government should have no part in regulating sexuality. These folks with the "holier-than-thou" mentality are evil at their core. Fuck'em.

Aristus

(66,790 posts)
4. Then it's up to us and people like us to stand firm in support and solidarity with the LGBTQ
Fri Mar 3, 2023, 12:11 PM
Mar 2023

community.

There are more of us than there are of the haters. And hate is a very powerful and effective force-multiplier. But we can win. And we must.

CrispyQ

(36,768 posts)
3. It's past time to restructure the hierarchy.
Fri Mar 3, 2023, 11:54 AM
Mar 2023

Rich, mostly white men have led us to an ecological brink & still think they're superior to the rest of us & deserve to be in charge. The kind of thinking that got us here isn't going to get us out of it.

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