Our friend, Ray Carter, may he rest in peace, predicted this when Obergefell hit…
The emergence and spread of the contrary idea — that “gender is a ubiquitous prison of the mind” — can be traced to a precise point in time: the six months following the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision, which declared same-sex marriage a constitutional right. Almost immediately after that decision was handed down, progressive activists took up the cause of championing transgender rights as the next front in the culture war.
Full article by Damon Leek at The Week, HERE.
Ray said then that gays and lesbians would be dumped by the left, since they’d ‘gotten’ the recognition that the progs had pushed for. He grumbled that gays had been ‘used’ to strike back at the US in what he considered to be a monumentally stupid push to break down America, the institution of marriage, and the church. Ray had been on the forefront of the gay movement in Seattle, a member of the original Pink Pistols, and worked for the 2nd Amendment Foundation, so he knew of which he spoke.
Ray loved to take on the protesters at various NRA meetings, much to the delight of the bystanders when he went high queen on them, and inevitably left them without anything to counter his arguments and ‘obvious’ gayness with… (I actually watched a Houston PD mounted patrolman almost fall off his horse, he was laughing so hard.)
Maybe it’s a good thing Ray’s gone, because I don’t think his blood pressure would have stood up to what is going on.