“The environment was so hostile that two of the four organizers, one of whom is trans, left for…
Ronan Gillespie

I apologize for tokenizing, and I was clearly misinformed about the nature of your departure from our union. I am editing the post, but your comment will stand. I do not wish to erase my error.

We, of course, disagree about the wisest course of action on ratification, but that has been addressed in many other places. No need to belabor that here.