It’s only a few months into Donald Trump’s presidency, and we’re already getting lazy in our resistance. So lazy, in fact, that we’ve started to rely on gay jokes as the ultimate power play to take on Trump and his administration.
From murals of Trump kissing Russian President Vladimir Putin popping up around the world, to Saturday Night Live‘s Press Secretary Sean Spicer locking lips with Trump in the latest episode, jabs at the president’s sexuality have infiltrated the fight against the administration.
But these jokes aren’t funny. They’re dangerous, perpetuating the myth that queerness is a fatal flaw in a person. And if you’re laughing at them, you’re part of the problem. Read more…
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