Congress appears to be heading full-steam ahead with the Equality Act, more accurately labeled the “Insanity Act.” As an out conservative gay man, I cannot in good conscience label this bill an “equality” act nor support it. This bill has nothing to do with actual equality for all.
The bill would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” as federally protected classes, redefining the word “sex” in the original law to include these definitions. This sounds wonderful on the surface, but will lead to catastrophe.
While I am very happy that more than two-thirds of Americans support LBGTQ nondiscrimination, this bill will not achieve what it aims to do, and will in fact accomplish the opposite in many ways, leaving a long list of victims in its wake.
What do progressive Democrats and their radical gender activist allies actually know about actual LBGTQ rights, other than their pontifications from above? Very little,