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This Week on LGBTQ Twitter: Furry fearmongering backfires

Betty Bowers
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In the wake of so much violence, it can be hard to keep things light. But if there’s one thing queers are good at, it’s dark humor.

Mrs. Betty Bowers’ latest parody video poignantly roasts the National Rifle Association and American Christians’ love of guns, pointing out that both Christianity and the NRA have “made fortunes on something that’s wiped out millions.”

Related: Lauren Boebert ridiculed for making the worst gun control comparison ever

https://twitter.com/BettyBowers/status/1530211254870151171

Meanwhile, Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta keeps it direct, effectively calling Rep. Lauren Boebert “evil.”

https://twitter.com/malcolmkenyatta/status/1529483828980502534

Sometimes, we have to laugh at ourselves. We’ve heard a lot of ways of saying LGBTQ and its variati0ns, but El Jibbity is new. Goofy? Yes. Still better than QUILTBAG? Also yes.

https://twitter.com/makeupaguy/status/1529117214636396547

When homophobes get so worked up they forget that mice and potatoes aren’t people.

Is there a conspiracy theory that can’t be made transphobic? Do people really think there’s a black market for uteri?

You’ve likely heard the (false) rumors about schools bringing in litter boxes for students who identify as furries. But this attempt at fear-mongering via Tony the Tiger seems to have missed its mark.

For what it’s worth, this did not go out on my “pronoun people” listserv for approval. Also, no self-respecting gay would put those two shades of blue next to each other.

Actually awkward? Ricky Gervais’ obvious obsession with transgender people. Because hate isn’t the the opposite of love, indifference is.

If Twitter keeps throwing Elon Musk tweets in your face, try reading them through the lens of Uncle George.

Everyone knows what really causes gun violence. It’s not thoughts and prayers.

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