A “gay giraffe row” has reportedly split senior Labour figures, after Dawn Butler MP defended LGBT+ inclusive education in schools by using the example of gay giraffes. Butler, Labour’s shadow women and equalities secretary, said that people think children can be “taught to be gay” but that “giraffes are gay… you cannot teach it”. “If…Senior Labour figures reportedly embroiled in row over whether giraffes are gay — PinkNews – Gay news, reviews and comment from the world’s most read lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans news service
I’m sorry, what? Is that some sort of bizarre continuation of that scene from Gladiator?
(Shout out to Omid Djalili there.)
This is not even the most ridiculous thing happening in Britain right now, I’m sure you’ve heard the Brexit news. All I know at the moment is that the modern-day UK does not seem like a safe place to be… well, to be anything except the same demographic as those in power, it would appear. And the ‘LGB Alliance’ thing has got me utterly despairing.
Hey, Donald Trump got loudly booed last night I hear. Maybe we ought to finally start doing the same with transphobic people here.