Happy new year! Free Shipping over $99

Trump To Meet With 400 Antigay Evangelists After Claiming To Be An Ally

by matt baume June 20, 2016


Remember a week ago, when Donald Trump said “ask yourself who is really the friend of women and the LGBT community, Donald Trump with his actions or Hillary Clinton with her words?”

Well, now we have an answer, and it sure as hell isn’t Donald Trump. He’s going to be meeting with 400 of the worst anti-LGBT evangelical activists in the country.

And this isn’t the first time he’s affirmed his friendship with bigots. Last week he spoke to the Road to Majority summit, telling anti-gay organizers “I’m with you 100 percent.” He told them that he stands by them on “marriage and family” and “religious freedom.”

This latest meeting will include people like Tony Perkins — a staunch opponent of anything queer, and also a beneficiary of the Ku Klux Klan’s mailing list — and James Dobson from Focus on the Family. It’ll be moderated by Ben Carson, if he can manage to stay awake. Carson, you’ll recall, has compared being LGBT to bestiality and pedophilia.

Meanwhile, gay Republicans have been scrambling to justify their support for Trump, pointing out that he’s not as bad as the other GOP candidates. That might be true, but being less-bad isn’t the same as being good.

And let’s not forget, Trump’s on the record with quotes like “I’m against gay marriage” and “they should not be able to marry.” About Kim Davis, he said “I haven’t been opposed to her stand.” And regarding the lovely Michael Sam kiss, he said “the display after he was chosen was inappropriate… he was really going at it.”

It’s hard to imagine that there are any LGBT people out there who’ve been suckered into thinking that Donald Trump has their best interests at heart. But just in case there are: don’t fall for it. Don’t believe him. Don’t trust him. Go ahead, ask yourself who is really your friend … it’s not a hard question to answer.

matt baume
matt baume


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.

Also in Think

‘Clerical error’ to blame for Betsy DeVos’ 13 years of antigay donations — really?

by Ben Dougas January 19, 2017

Her family has given millions of dollars to various dangerous groups like Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council

Continue Reading →

These hilarious inauguration doomsday memes might help make life easier

by Editors January 19, 2017

In less than 24 hours, President Obama will be handing off the POTUS baton to Donald Trump. Eek!

Continue Reading →

The Obamas will be chillaxing at their gay friend’s Palm Springs manse this weekend

by Derek de Koff January 19, 2017

So many people are fleeing DC this weekend. The Obamas are among them.

Continue Reading →