Anti-democratic and authoritarian movements aren’t just about bigotry, but they most definitely drive down avenues of race and gender. This election showed us that with absolute sparkling clarity.
It’s time for all of us to realize that addressing sexism and racism is a we thing, not a me for you thing. And when it comes to that, LGBTQ people, especially LGBTQ people of color, have something to teach us.
Here are five of those lessons:
Number One: Visibility matters. Come out!
By answering the call to come out of the closet, LGBTQ people exploded homophobic norms. We staged a …