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IngridsLittleAngel

(1,962 posts)
12. We clearly matter to at least some...
Sun Mar 6, 2022, 12:46 AM
Mar 2022

There are a lot of people here speaking out for us, and who have our backs on these issues. And I can only speak for myself by honestly thanking all of you for being you and for what you do for us.

The problem is it seems like the ones we don't matter to are quite loud and in our faces about it. Which is how it used to be with the LGB community as well. But now, it seems like the DU'ers that don't fully accept the LGB community keep quiet about it, where the transphobes and TERF's don't hesitate to express their contempt for us. And, as I said, those who want to keep calling out the trans community need to be dealt with. "But my sports!" and "My comedy special!" and "My restrooms!" cannot and should not be used as an excuse to target an entire community.

We've made a few steps, but, there's a lot more to take. Because as long as any part of this community feels unsafe and unwelcome, it's not fully safe and welcoming. So, we gotta keep raising our voices and speaking up and even pushing back when needed.

Some people are looking to cause division. Doodley Mar 2022 #1
How do we combat that? FreeState Mar 2022 #2
IMHO over 95% of the DU has a lot of love for the LGBT community. Best thing is to ignore trolls. Doodley Mar 2022 #5
Honestly? vercetti2021 Mar 2022 #3
I totally know how you feel FreeState Mar 2022 #6
Most are older members vercetti2021 Mar 2022 #8
Some days, I don't know if it can be done without a "backfire effect" IngridsLittleAngel Mar 2022 #13
WTF is this? n/t gay texan Mar 2022 #4
Not sure what your asking FreeState Mar 2022 #7
I came to this website gay texan Mar 2022 #9
I don't know. I genuinely don't know. IngridsLittleAngel Mar 2022 #10
I don't believe we truly matter here vercetti2021 Mar 2022 #11
We clearly matter to at least some... IngridsLittleAngel Mar 2022 #12
I so want to give you a long hug lambchopp59 Mar 2022 #14
I want to hug you, all of the LGBTQ community, and all of our allies IngridsLittleAngel Mar 2022 #17
I don't post on DU often anymore LostOne4Ever Mar 2022 #15
True on that IngridsLittleAngel Mar 2022 #16
9 days after the thread/poll, and a week after my last reply... IngridsLittleAngel Mar 2022 #18
After the wonderful week here... IngridsLittleAngel Mar 2022 #19
Just yesterday: kochsucker Duncan Grant Mar 2022 #20
I saw that too and thought, "what's the point?" Behind the Aegis Mar 2022 #21
I took several days off after the "fun" last week... IngridsLittleAngel Mar 2022 #22
Yet another weekly reply... IngridsLittleAngel Mar 2022 #23
I just changed mine too - DU is doing nothing FreeState Apr 2022 #24
I don't blame you IngridsLittleAngel Apr 2022 #25
Bumping because... IngridsLittleAngel Apr 2022 #26
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