Longwell, the Log Cabin chairwoman, agrees. Research Areas U. Our military is strongest when people of all races, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities are honored for their service to our country. The attack repurposes feminist themes from the left and LGBT communities — which have long fought rigid sex stereotypes and gender norms — to portray the bill as a weapon. Conservative lesbians often have less luck finding community. Worse yet, the left is no fun anymore. While there has been an increase in acceptance of homosexuality across all partisan and demographic groups, Democrats remain more likely than Republicans to say homosexuality should be accepted by society.
Jewish voters, who have by and large remained loyal to the Democratic Party as they have assimilated, or non-Hispanic Catholics, who gradually shed their partisanship.
Transgender Americans have borne the brunt of those efforts. A leading proponent of the Democratic-flight theory is Brandon Straka, a gay year-old hairstylist and longtime liberal from New York who became disillusioned with the Democratic Party and announced in a YouTube video last May that he was walking away from it. The next year California Democrats passed a bill banning discrimination against sexual orientation in hiring that was signed into law. Economic fairness, corporate profits and tax policy 7.
On CNN, she was asked: