Prism & Pen
Published in

Prism & Pen

The Christian Right Is Winning Its War on LGBTQ People

A chilling wave of state laws and a case study

Crop of photo by Bryan Goslin posted to Flickr as Jesus Hates Fags, via Wikimedia Commons. (CC BY-SA 2.0)

An unprecedented wave of state laws is destroying LGBTQ equality in the U.S. in ways almost nobody imagined possible even a year or two ago. Trans people and gay people are in the crosshairs, with teens hit the hardest. Is the Christian right winning? Serious commentators suggest they are. I’m




Amplifying LGBTQ voices through the art of storytelling

Recommended from Medium

We warned The Atlantic about Jesse Singal, but they ignored us

Is Diversity All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

TERF is not a slur.

Reformed Racist and Reformed Jihadist: Shifting From Violence to Love

“Uncanny Magazine” staff talk representation and “Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction”

Western lawmakers lead a movement to protect natural hair

Women on boards: Is gender balance attainable?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
James Finn

James Finn

James Finn is a columnist for the LA Blade, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.

More from Medium

An Open Letter To The Gays Who Called Me A Liability To Their Movement

Caitlyn Jenner (the Trans Candace Owens) and The “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

The Public Overwhelmingly Oppose The “Gender Critical” View On Conversion Therapy

Stephen Colbert And Steve Carell Do Blackface Via Whiteface And I Love It