There is ongoing oppression that the LGBTQ+ community faces, even during the month that celebrates them.
On May 17, 2019, the bill to legalize same-sex marriage in Taiwan had just been approved.
Homophobia is now punishable by up to five years in prison.
The recent slew of legislation restricting abortion rights is an attack on bodily autonomy for all people, not just cisgender women.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 covers race, sex, religion, and national origin; however, transgender status and sexual orientation have yet to be included.
“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.