I'm an Evangelical Christian. Here's How Some Lesbian Feminists Became My Heroes.
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As a red-blooded conservative, I grew up learning that feminism is evil. I was taught to support traditional marriage and oppose abortion, and feminists — especially lesbian feminists — always seemed like my enemies. I was in for a rude awakening. Some of the very feminists I once mistrusted have become my heroes, showing the courage to speak the truth in the face of harassment and violence. So what happened?
Last year, I read about a movement called "Get the L Out" — a group of feminists in the LGBT movement in Britain who rightly objected to the mainstreaming of transgender identity. They wanted to get the "T" out of the LGBT acronym, but eventually settled on getting the "L" out, instead.