Because our TKC blog community doesn't care who people love or what they do with their junk, we want to point out a truism . . .
DRAMA OVER LGBT 'ALLY' CAMPAIGNING HITS THE JACKSON COUNTY 1ST DISTRICT CAMPAIGN!!! MEANWHILE, EVERYBODY WHO LIVES HERE IS TERRIFIED OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASES!!!
Just a quick reality check . . .
Even the most right-wing resident of Jackson County will give ANY politico a big ol' smootch if they promise to do SOMETHING, ANYTHING about the property tax crisis we're all confronting amid record-breaking inflation.
Meanwhile . . .
Justice Horn's camp hits Manny Abarca over his effort to prove himself an LGBT ally.
Right now we offer a peek at unfair criticism from Horn's campaign . . .
To her credit and in fairness we want to note that Gabrielle has taken & shared some AMAZING PIX of Justice Horn during this campaign so far and we're fans of her work.
Here's even more criticism from the Horn camp . . .
Fun fact . . .
We didn't even know that "rainbow-washing" is a thing.
Here's more info on the Pride Week code of conduct for outsiders . . .
A definition of terms . . .
"Rainbow washing, as defined by Urban Dictionary, is: “The act of using or adding rainbow colors and/or imagery to advertising, apparel, accessories, landmarks… in order to indicate progressive support for LGBTQ equality (and earn consumer credibility)—but with a minimum of effort or pragmatic result.” In layman’s terms, rainbow washing is when a business, conglomerate or other for-profit organisation uses the rainbow Pride colours to suggest to consumers that they support the LGBTQI+ community, without having to put in actual effort or produce a tangible outcome for queer folk. "
Sorry, but that's kinda interesting and it seems like quite a few politicos engage in this practice.
And so . . .
HOW CAN CAMPAIGNERS "SHARE THE LOVE" WITH THEIR LGBTQIAA+ (TGIF) CONSTITUENTS WITHOUT OFFENDING?!?!
As always . . . TKC is here to help.
The Human Rights Campaign offers an important guide . . .
Sadly, the section on political campaigns is pretty light and we don't see anything wrong with just sending a shout out. Still, amid election season and the social media discourse . . . Getting feelings hurt is always likely.
Meanwhile . . .
The American economy continues to crush the working-class as local politicos debate the use of rainbows on social media.
Developing . . .