• @Wahots
    11 month ago

    The first queer people here got fired from their jobs and left largely destitute. They were the ones that started the first gay societies and the first protests in front of the White House. Throughout the decades, many were fired, arrested, or died from poor health or deaths of despair.

    Someone always has to take the first step.

    I recommend reading The lavender scare, it’s extremely relevant right now, and I had to keep checking the copyright date because the same shit is happening the same way it happened in the 50s.