That Photo Of Straight Politician Afraid of "Gay" Touch; Trans Woman Running For Congress In Massachusetts; Top Swiss Referee Comes Out As Gay

That Photo of Straight Politician Afraid of “Gay” Touch

I wasn’t sure how to title this. It’s even hard to explain. Last week I saw a photo on social media of a politician who seemed terrified when he received a touch on the sleeve from another man. It was nothing more than a simple touch.

And now this recently surfaced.

Rep. Daryl Metcalfe interrupted a committee this week to admonish his fellow lawmaker, Rep. Matt Bradford, for briefly placing his hand on Metcalfe’s sleeve in order to get his attention.
He suggested Metcalfe, who is married to a woman and has four children, might be gay, and told him, “keep your hands to yourself.”
You can read it all in full here. They go into a lot more detail and there’s a very interesting twist. The bottom line is that there’s some homophobia going on here. 
Trans Woman Running For Congress In Massachusetts
I’m glad to see this happening. 
Alexandra Chandler is a trans woman and a former intelligence analyst at the Pentagon. Now, she’s running for Congress with the hopes of representing Massachusetts’ third district in the House of Representatives.
Chandler is running on a platform of bettering jobs and pay, improving healthcare and making it more affordable, voting rights and civil liberties, and advancing programs to combat climate change.
Top Swiss Referee Comes Out As Gay
This is happening more and more as each day passes. And no one is shocked, and the world doesn’t come to an end. 
Pascal Erlachner has come out as gay.
He is believed to be the first man in Swiss professional football to come out.
The referee hopes that his coming out will start public discussion around the taboo of being gay in football.
You can read this one, here.  There’s a photo. 

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