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A Republican Senator Encouraged LGBT Bullying. His State’s Response Is Perfect

A Republican Senator Encouraged LGBT Bullying. His State’s Response Is Perfect

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Yesterday, an audio recording revealed Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) seemingly encouraging teenagers to beat up LGBT teens. A teenager asked him about protecting LGBT youth, and Enzi sidestepped the question to express his belief that if a guy gets beaten for wearing a tutu in a bar, “he kind of asks for it a little bit.”

You might think that this would have little political consequence for a Senator from deep red Wyoming, but you would be wrong.

One bar is speaking out against Enzi’s intolerance by not only embracing acceptance in a bold and colorful way but rewarding patrons who do the same:

In response to Sen. Mike Enzi's remark that going out to a bar in a tutu is "asking for it" we invite you to join us at…

Posted by Sweet Melissa Cafe and Front Street Tavern on Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Kudos to Sweet Melissa Cafe and Front Street Tavern for a delightful show of solidarity and taking a stand against bullying.

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Safe to assume that Senator Enzi will not be dropping by for a pint of Sparkle Pony, but any freethinking Wyomingites in the neighborhood should definitely pull on a tutu and stop in.

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