LGBT Activists Throw 'Queer Dance Party' at VP-Elect Pence's House
The first events protesting President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration kicked off Wednesday night, when a bunch of LGBT activists held a "queer dance party" in front of Vice President-elect Mike Pence's house in Chevy Chase, Maryland, shutting down streets and causing a loud ruckus.
The activists started by marching toward Pence's new residence.
Hundreds started dancing to Rihanna as soon as they arrived.
Eyewitnesses reported that protesters started chanting, "Daddy Pence, come dance!"
That's one crowded dance party!
Party organizer Firas Nasr, an organizer with the LGBT group Werk for Peace, formed after the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting, led a salacious dance.
This is an iconic image of Nasr — who reportedly inspired some — embarrassing his mother.
Oh, and of course, no liberal protest would be complete without a poster comparing the president-elect to Adolf Hitler.
So why protest against Mike Pence? As a congressman, Pence supported a constitutional amendment to define marriage as between a man and a woman. In his speech, Pence declared that "societal collapse was always brought about following an advent of the deterioration of marriage and family."
As an evangelical Christian, Pence has believed that self-identifying as homosexual and acting on homosexual attractions are choices. Ironically, the very LGBT movement which embraces the radical ideology of choice when it comes to gender, even going so far as to undergo surgery to remove healthy sexual organs to satisfy a "gender identity" opposite one's biological sex, also opposes any idea that homosexuals can decide whether or not to identify that way.
It is for this reason that LGBT activists attack Pence for supporting the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy. He argued that the military should not become "a backdrop for social experimentation," a valid concern. But to queer activists, nothing could justify this vile "discrimination."
More recently, Pence opposed the Obama administration's directive on transgender bathrooms, issued in May of last year in response to North Carolina's law reserving restrooms which are not single serve on the basis of biological sex, not gender identity. Pence did not deny the rights of transgender people. His argument, rather, was that "the federal government has no business getting involved in issues of this nature."
Contrary to what these activists might say, science is not settled on this issue. A comprehensive Johns Hopkins University study found "no evidence" that people are born gay or transgender. Indeed, some have even argued that enshrining LGBT ideology in law equates to establishing a religion, the very thing the First Amendment forbids.