It is decades past time. Evangelicals waged a war on GLBTQ people for decades, and mainstream society mostly sat back and did nothing. And even though GLBTQ people, and the most progressive het Christians warned everyone that the evangelicals were using GLBTQ people as practice targets, and that what they were doing to GLBTQ people in the 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, they would eventually do to everyone else if given the chance —
folks ignored it. Folks even voted with the evangelicals, and bought into the slanders evangelicals told about GLBTQ people. The evangelicals, the ‘religious right’, conservative “christians” — tried out their strategies, figured out what would work, planted operatives in every level of government —
and here we are, and suddenly, folks give a damn .