lgbt south

"We aren’t just fighting religious ignorance down here, we are fighting ignorance thrown at us from other parts of the country."
"We were so used to living as a discriminated against class that we just accepted that there were some restaurants we couldn’t eat at, some physicians who wouldn’t treat us, some places we weren’t safe going."
"Being trans, being gay, being lesbian, is not black or white, but that’s how the people in the Delta perceive it."
"I often wonder how many of them have read the Bible, on their own, without someone standing over their shoulder telling them it says something else."