“What these bills communicate coyly, its supporters in media and politics have been saying out loud for quite some time: The way to win back lost ground in the culture war over LGBTQ people is to cast them as morally corrupt villains — and use schools as a starting point for a bigger cultural shift.” Bingo. It’s all politics. And it’s sick how well the strategy still works. Why anti-LGBTQ laws and accusations of ‘grooming’ children seem to be everywhere now.

+ “References to a gay relationship in Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore were edited out of the movie by Warner Bros for the film’s release in China. (It’s a slippery slope. One day you’re editing out gay references for China. The next day you’re doing it for Florida.)