A New Kind of Queerphobia: Climate Change

A New Kind of Queerphobia: Climate Change

We need government officials at all levels to be intentional about including the unique, specific environmental health challenges as well as specific types of discrimination facing LGBTQ+ people (and especially those of color) in their climate adaptation policies and readiness plans. Queerphobia, or fear of and discrimination against LGBTQ+ people, still continues in the United States. From the high degree of police brutality experienced by Black and Brown transwomen to the constantly challenged civil rights of queer people, the fight for equality continues. Recently, a new form of queerphobia has infiltrated every aspect of the globe. This queerphobia is omnipresent, ever increasing, and seemingly inescapable. This queerphobia connects to climate…
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