Donald Trump got to wave a rainbow flag at a campaign rally, and here's why that's messed up
This presidential election has been so, so strange. And things just got weirder. Republican candidate Donald Trump waved a rainbow flag at rally, which is weird, because Trump isn’t supportive of the LGBT community. Trump held the “LGBT for Trump” sign, and got a lot of people chatting about how pro-LGBT he is… but holding a pride flag doesn’t make someone an ally. It just means they can hold a flag for five seconds. The internet isn’t thrilled because Trump’s policies don’t at all match up with this symbolic gesture.
So here’s how it went down. At a rally in Greeley, Colorado, Trump held a rainbow flag to ~honor~ the LGBT community.
And the internet had mixed feelings.
And with good reason.
Unfortunately, despite this display, Trump’s policies aren’t at all LGBT-friendly.
According to PinkNews, Trump’s policies are the exact opposite of affirming and supportive of the LGBT community. Despite calling himself a ~champion of gay marriage~ he’s become critical of it, saying he’d appoint justices to repeal marriage equality (a HUGE step backwards).
In an interview with Bill O’Reilly on Fox News, Trump said,