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GOP lawmaker calls LGBTQ+ people “filth”

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2024
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While speaking on a panel, Oklahoma state Sen. Tom Woods (R) referred to LGBTQ+ folks as “filth” after an audience member asked him about the hateful agenda being pushed by state lawmakers, which LGBTQ+ advocates believe led to the death of nonbinary teen Nex Benedict. “We are a Republican state – supermajority – in the House and Senate. I represent a constituency that doesn’t want that filth in Oklahoma,” Woods told 64-year-old state resident Cathy Cott, who asked two questions regarding LGBTQ+ Oklahomans, according to the Tahlequah Daily Press. First,...

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