down 5th avenue major brands are turning their flags and window displays rainbow for #PrideMonth

also a bakery refused to make a same-sex couple a cake and that went all the way to the Supreme Court

also trans people are getting attacked and murdered
“so much progress “ people say “it gets better”

Yes, and yes

But also sometimes it’s difficult to feel anything but cynical
these tweets brought to you by insomnia

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