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Former Rosie O’Donnell intern wins GOP primary on anti-LGBTQ campaign
Donald Trump (l) and Tudor Dixon Photo: Campaign website Tudor Dixon, who was an intern on The Rosie O’Donnell Show after graduating from college but before she started her acting career, just won the Republican primary gubernatorial election in Michigan on an anti-LGBTQ campaign, getting a plurality of the vote in 80 of the state’s 83 counties.
The Trump-endorsed candidate made opposition to LGBTQ rights a central theme of her campaign. Her campaign website promises she’ll “ban school personnel from talking to Kindergarten-3rd grade children about sex and gender theory secretly behind their parents’ backs,” language that harkens to Florida’s Don’t Say Gay bill.
In a separate section, her campaign website says she’ll “protect young girls” – not by taking sexual abuse seriously or fighting sexist discrimination in schools, but by banning transgender kids from participating in school sports as their gender. In June, Dixon got into an argument on Twitter with the state’s out attorney general Dana Nessel, who joked that there should be “a drag queen for every school.”
“Attorney General Dana Nessel ‘proudly’ announced she is coming for our kids,” Dixon wrote, not actually quoting Nessel. “The days of radical activist politicians sexualizing our kids are over.”
“This is the […]