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VIRAL VIDEO: Tennessee Mom Denounces Homophobic Fake Christians For Their Hypocrisy

Jessee Graham is a mother of four children who lives in Columbia, Tennessee, and she’s had enough of fake Christians who want to persecute LGBTQ Americans while at the same time saying nothing about the abuse of women and children by members of the clergy.

Graham spoke recently at Maury County Board of Trustees, NBC News reports, after the director of the public library, Zachary Fox, was forced to resign.

Fox’s resignation last week came after months of community pushback over the library’s display of LGBTQ books for Pride Month in June. Community members were also dismayed when Fox’s bar, Bad Idea Brewery, hosted a drag brunch last month.

That was the breaking point for Graham, who gave an impassioned speech to the Board of Trustees in which she noted that so-called “church” people are guilty of horrific abuses.

“I’ve never been sexually assaulted at a drag show, but I have been in church, twice. The men at the church told me it was my fault.”

Graham continued, the anger in her voice palpable as she spoke:

“They haven’t done anything to anyone. I am so sick of listening to this weird, fake pious crap about Christianity being the reason behind, ‘We have to protect the kids.’ Jesus didn’t go anywhere and condemn people! He did not ever walk into any place and spew hatred and lies and completely annihilate a group of human beings who just want to exist.

“You don’t need a moral compass to recognize that something is wrong when it immediately hurts other people So, why are we even here? Why are we even doing this? Why does hate even have a platform? I am so sick of these straight, white Christian males who are already at the top of the food chain acting like someone is out to get ’em! Leave them alone!”

Graham told NBC that attacking drag performers may be politically popular, but it’s the height of hypocrisy:

“It is hugely offensive to wipe away so many assaults that are currently being investigated at church while you’re pointing a finger at people who are just being authentic and happy. There’s not even a comparison of the two.”

How viral is the video of Graham? So far, it has been viewed over 1 million times, and if you listen closely, you can hear that many in the audience are applauding and cheering her on.

Jessee Graham is what a true American hero looks like.

 

By Andrew Bradford

Proud progressive journalist and political adviser living behind enemy lines in Red America.

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