• DigitalTraveler42
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    32 months ago

    Of course they exist, Bruce Jenner is always trying to maintain his relevance politically, there’s definitely quite a few other “celebrity” types who are also outspoken gay Republicans, sorry just jot sure why you added that caveat.

    Those Republicans that you know are quite naive about the threat coming for them, and it’s not like the Christian right hasn’t been systematically taking over the Republican party for decades, my go to for this topic is Barry Goldwater’s famous quote:

    Mark my word, if and when these preachers get control of the [Republican] party, and they’re sure trying to do so, it’s going to be a terrible damn problem. Frankly, these people frighten me. Politics and governing demand compromise. But these Christians believe they are acting in the name of God, so they can’t and won’t compromise. I know, I’ve tried to deal with them.

    As well as this quote:

    I’m frankly sick and tired of the political preachers across this country telling me as a citizen that if I want to be a moral person, I must believe in “A,” “B,” “C” and “D.” Just who do they think they are?

    • @ChunkMcHorkle
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      162 months ago

      Bruce Jenner

      Loved your comment overall, but please don’t deadname trans people. Caitlin Jenner is worthy of all your contempt (and more) but openly deadnaming trans people like this emboldens other right wing hypocrites to openly express their own immature hatred of difference against trans people – and it also makes those of us who are NOT Caitlin Jenner, but do count trans people as our equals in every respect, rather uncomfortable when we see it as the disrespect it is toward the rest of the trans community.

      There are many wonderful LGBTQIA+ people in this world. Please narrow the scope of your contempt toward Caitlin Jenner to disinclude them. Thanks for your understanding.

      • DigitalTraveler42
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        122 months ago

        Absolutely my bad, just completely went to Bruce rather than Caitlin, sorry it was just a brain fart.

    • @[email protected]
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      12 months ago

      Sorry, I should have clarified that I meant they exist as real, everyday people. I just assume most celebrities thay behave like that only care about clout, so I don’t count their opinions