. Anti-LGBTQ+ attacks by US extremist groups surge as right spews vitriol « JO LEE MAGAZINE

The Guardian – In Idaho, police recently found 31 members of a white supremacist group packed into the back of a U-Haul truck, apparently on their way to an LGBTQ+ pride event in the town of Coeur d’Alene.

Further west, a crew of Proud Boys interrupted a drag queen event in California, intimidating parents and children and screaming transphobic and homophobic insults.

The incidents, which led to multiple arrests, took place over just one weekend. It was a concentration of anti-LGBTQ+ hate in America that came as a shock to some – but not to the advocates who have been warning of an alarming rise in anti-trans and gay speech over the past year.

Read more at The Guardian.

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