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Texas GOP Passes Agenda Further Targeting LGBTQ+ Community: ‘Homosexuality Is an Abnormal Lifestyle Choice

Texas GOP Passes Agenda Further Targeting LGBTQ+ Community: 'Homosexuality Is an Abnormal Lifestyle Choice'

During this weekend’s Texas GOP biennial convention in Houston, delegates voted on — and passed — their latest platform, which includes decisive anti-LGBTQ+ measures.

One section of the platform labeledHomosexuality and Gender Issuesstates thathomosexuality is an abnormal lifestyle choice.NS Texas Tribune reports that this language is a new addition that was not included in the 2018 또는 2020 party platforms.

Chris Halbohn, president of the Log Cabin RepublicansHouston chapter, called that linean unnecessarily gratuitous addition to the Republican Party of Texasplatform,” KUT reports.

The Log Cabin Republicans is an organization that represents LGBTQ+ conservatives. The group was denied involvement in the event byTexas Republican Party leadership,” a decision that Log Cabin Republicans president Charles Moran callednot just narrow-minded, but politically short-sighted,” ~에 진술 shared to Twitter.

게다가, the new platform outlines its opposition toall efforts to validate transgender identity.

The platform says that no medical practitioner or provider mayintervene in any way to prevent natural progression of puberty,” “administer or provide opposite sex hormones” 또는 “perform any surgery on healthy body parts of the underage person.

Saturday’s vote also included an item to nullify 오버게펠 v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states in 2015.

We believe the Obergefell v. Hodges decision, overturning the Texas 1192 law prohibiting same-sex marriage in Texas, has no basis in the Constitution and should be nullified,” 문서 읽기.

The weekend’s convention comes in the wake of numerous efforts across the country to restrict the rights of LGBTQ+ people — namely children.

올해 초, 텍사스 주지사. 그렉 애벗 directed that parents of transgender kids who undergo gender-affirming surgeries be investigated forchild abuse.

In Florida, educators will soon be prohibited from discussing sexual orientation and gender identity with students in kindergarten up to third grade after 플로리다 주지사. Ron DeSantis signed controversial legislation that opponents have denounced as NS “Don’t Say Gaybill. That law is set to take effect in July, 그리고 있다 inspired other Republican-led states to consider similar legislation.

And earlier this month, Republican Bryan Slaton — a member of the Texas House of Representatives — announced that he is filing a bill that will aim to ban drag shows in the presence of minors in Texas.

Drag shows are no place for a child,” Slaton tweeted 6 월 6. “I would never take my children to a drag show and I know Speaker Dade Phelan and my Republican colleagues wouldn’t either.