Why would he say this? Thanks for the article, Lexie.
LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — Barney Frank, I can’t figure out why you, now a retired Congressman, didn’t just quit while you’re ahead and rest on your laurels? Bringing to life a long-beaten horse that many people are still having difficulty moving on from isn’t exactly the behavior of a wise elder statesman.
Don’t worry, I’m not going to rehash 2007 all over again, except to respond to something new Barney Frank brought to the table — the issue that ‘we didn’t help lobby’ for the LGBT rights legislation. Now, I don’t know for sure if his claim is true, but trans people DO have reason for not turning out en mass, and it’s this –> http://lexiecannes.com/stats-on-transgender-discrimination-violence-and-suicide/
There are many of us that understand the nuances that come with getting LGBT civil rights legislation passed at the federal level and we can grasp the enormous difficulty legislators face. For…
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