If…

If an obnoxious, hate-filled, know-nothing lawyer penned a screed against people of color in an attempt to negatively affect international policy regarding the rights of people of color and then, in the weeks following release of the screed, there was a noticeable uptick in violence against people of color – including violence committed by government actors – in the same area as, or an area adjacent to, the obnoxious, hate-filled, know-nothing lawyer, there would be no problem whatsoever in at least asking the question: Are the two connected?

If an obnoxious, hate-filled, know-nothing lawyer penned a screed against gays and lesbians in an attempt to negatively affect international policy regarding the rights of gays and lesbians and then, in the weeks following release of the screed, there was a noticeable uptick in violence against gays and lesbians – including violence committed by government actors – in the same area as, or an area adjacent to, the obnoxious, hate-filled, know-nothing lawyer, not only would there be no problem whatsoever in at least asking the above question, there would be more than a few people of prominence who would presume it to be the case even without posing a question.

And yet…

If an obnoxious, hate-filled, know-nothing lawyer co-pens a screed against trans women in an attempt to negatively affect international policy regarding the rights of trans women and then, in the weeks following release of the screed, there was a noticeable uptick in violence against trans women – including violence committed by government actors – in the same area as, or an area adjacent to, the more obnoxious of the two hate-filled, know-nothing lawyers in question…

Kool-aid…

Strong, in these apologists it is.

…please don’t put your wires in my brain.

4 Responses to If…

  1. […] at ENDABlog] KatWebsite – More […]

  2. If you advocate policies that oppress transpeople and make our lives more difficult, you hate us.

    It’s that simple

  3. […] demand that you take this post down immediately. -Elizabeth Hungerford, via e-mail (link added for […]

  4. […] First, here is the view represented by the 2011 shot-heard-round-the-world-UN-letter that elicited threats of violence, harassment, and claims of our complicity with murder: […]

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