Mike Pence’s neighbors are calling him out with rainbow flags

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Neighbors of Vice President-elect Mike Pence are letting him know exactly how they feel about his stance towards the LGBTQ community.

Rainbow flags are flying high in the Chevy Chase neighborhood of Washington, D.C., where Pence is currently renting a $6,000-a-month home, ABC 7 News reports.

Pence’s neighbors are standing against his well-known history of supporting oppressive policies against the LGBTQ community. He has called same-sex marriage a sign of “societal collapse” and once called for funneling taxpayers’ money toward so-called gay conversion therapy. Read more…

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Neighborhood has inspiring reaction to complaint over gay pride flag

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Donald Trump may try to build a wall against Mexico — but Susan Pearlman of Ann Arbor, Michigan, is busy constructing her own kind of wall.

Pearlman recently came home to her college town to find an anonymous letter telling her that her gay pride flag made a neighbor feel “deeply troubled.” Pearlman, whose daughter is a lesbian, chose not to take down her flag but instead reached out to her neighbors — who responded by putting up 20 pride flags outside their own homes, Pearlman told Mashable.

Pearlman, who describes her community as having a “history of being LGBT friendly,” was shocked to receive such a letter. Read more…

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