Lobbyists at Pence signing of Religious Freedom biill: Micah Clark, Curt Smith, Eric Miller

LGBTQ Youth Threatened by Indiana RFPA?

First, the frustrations:

Governor, as of this writing, still has not provided a solid answer regarding the impact of the Religious Freedom Bill’s application to LGBTQ people. Watching the interview below, he actively dodged the question. All of the political maneuvering leaves me feeling sick to the stomach. The people of Indiana will eventually correct their errant politicians. Especially with folks trying out new hashtags like #INsupportsLGBT.

Meanwhile, we get to learn painful factoids like Governor Pence used to serve on IFI, the anti-LGBT organization in Indiana.

 

Also, despite Pence refusing to identify the lobbyists in the photo, we have that tidbit. (He does realize this is the 21st century right?)

Lobbyists at Pence signing of Religious Freedom biill: Micah Clark, Curt Smith, Eric Miller Now to my worry:

What does all this mean for LGBTQ youth in Indiana? This was my worry in yesterday’s post. Luckily, part of my answer came from GLSEN.

Dr. Eliza Byard, of GLSEN, also provided this interview neatly summarizing my worries and what needs to happen to rebuild trust and security for LGBTQ youth in Indiana:


Twitter was full of support as well:



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Known both as Ru (or as the title suggests, Ru Ru the Ruiner), Rurik studies ways games can designed to improve society, especially in the realm of education.