Rugby quietly plays on the television in perpetuity to mentally prepare them for the scrum of their lives; electing Hillary Clinton for President. At least I think I am. Furthermore, working for Hillary Clinton as a lesbian, people I relate to, someone like me. Are there basketball hoops on the trashcans? Is there a button making and beer tasting room that replaces the traditional water cooler meet-up? I know from my own time working on campaigns that things can be hectic, but running against Donald Trump!
Why I'm tired of the gay community's obsession with Hillary Clinton | The Independent
There may be a lot of GaysForHillary, but Bernie Sanders has a much better record in supporting - and campaigning for - gay rights. As a British black gay man, February is always a proud time for me. The beginning of this month, however, was somewhat different. Like so many other Britons, I stayed up all night to watch the Iowa Caucus in the US, the first stage of the process for candidates to get the nod from their respective parties for the presidential bid. The only woman, of course, was Hillary Clinton.
The Power Lesbians Behind Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign
In one of the strongest statements ever from a presidential hopeful, Hillary Clinton on Saturday pledged to defend gay and lesbian Americans against efforts to deny them of their rights. Clinton told her audience that a second Clinton presidency would be dedicated to protecting the rights of LGBT Americans and expanding them further. Hillary Clinton has since spoken out against these measures. But she then noted that same-sex couples still faced hurdles when it comes to adoption, employment and housing.
Photo by Flickr user Gage Skidmore. Criticizing Hillary Clinton is often justified—after all, politics is a dirty business, and she's fair game. But dragging the Democratic presidential nominee for alleged Sapphic proclivities is both ridiculous and homophobic in equal measure.