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Posted inGender & LGBTQIA+

West Virginia’s ‘hidden communities’ and the complicated history of the fight for LGBTQ rights

Few comments demonstrate such concentrated bigotry as the ones that came out of the West Virginia legislature in 2019. It began in February, when Republican Delegate Eric Porterfield of Mercer County made remarks comparing “the LGBT” to the Ku Klux Klan, adding that he would see if his children could “swim” if he suspected they were […]