College Republican Cries Persecution, and Queer Twitter Shuts Her Down

College Republican Cries Persecution, and Queer Twitter Shuts Her Down

Be first to like this.
Translate this Story and earn Hornet Points!

A college Republican complained of political person because she was afraid her classmates would criticize her. And queer Twitter users dragged her to hell.

The Tweet

Like many campus conservatives, this young woman was finding herself increasingly isolated due to her political beliefs. She couldn’t stand it. Being stigmatized for being different is really stressful, it turns out.

So she took to Twitter to complain about her plight:

Unfortunately for her, she did not find a sympathetic audience.

 The Response

Michelle got a low of blowback from many different people, but LGBTQ Twitter users really shredded her.

They put her fears in perspective:

They reminded her what her party actually stands for:

Queer allies had some words for her, too:

Will it have any effect on Michelle? Will it open her eyes to the harm her party causes vulnerable people?

Probably not.

Related Stories

Simple Infographic Explains Why Having a Trans Day of Visibility Is So Important
The 20 Greatest Queer Video Game Characters of All Time
13 Films That Say 'Screw Romance' and Stab Love in the Eye Then Twist
The Final Episode of 'Dinosaurs' Is Still the Saddest, Most Poignant Finale in TV History
From the Science of Sex to Nazi Destroyers, 11 of the Coolest Queer People in Science
Drag Spies And Gay Robots: 5 Queer Sci-Fi Films You May Have Missed
Our Roundup of Films Where Bisexuals Aren't Portrayed as Villainous, Confused Creeps
Queer Studies Professors Share Their Favorite Horror Movies of All Time
You Need to See These Ridiculously Fun, Trashy Gay Pulp Novels
Send Your Lonely Friends a Bag of Dicks
How 4 Non Blondes' 1992 Hit 'What’s Up?' Became a Modern Queer Anthem (Video)
A Brief History of Annoying Valentine’s Day Traditions
Quantcast