And yet despite his demagoguery, Trump managed to grow his support among Black, Latino, Muslim and LGBTQ voters. Writing from the perspective of two Biden supporters — one of us a transgender woman, the other a gay man, both Never Trumpers — we actually see a silver lining in Trump’s gain.
The increase in LGBTQ support for Trump has a silver lining
Those who interpret Trumpism only in terms of “white rage,” xenophobia, or the evangelicals end up missing a lot of important points. If the Democrats are now two parties within one, neo-Rockefeller Republicans and neo-Ted Kennedy liberals, the Republicans seem to be developing a rainbow of their own that siphons from the left as well as from the far right.
By Giselle Donnelly and James Kirchick, Washington Post