While society is slowly progressing, this conflict reflects our collective ignorance of the historical oppression of queer people in media and society.
YouTube has once again come under fire for its lack of content regulation.
There is ongoing oppression that the LGBTQ+ community faces, even during the month that celebrates them.
Homophobia is now punishable by up to five years in prison.
On May 20th 2019, Chicago’s first openly gay, black, and female mayor was sworn in, making history.
“PSA. If you need a mom to attend your same-sex wedding because your biological mom won’t, call me. I’m there. I’ll be your biggest fan. I’ll even bring bubbles.”
When the general public found out, it became enraged, not by the news of the layoffs themselves, but instead by the news of who was being laid off.