Transgender activist Loren Perkins gave a fiery speech in favor of drag performances at the Texas state capitol in an address that led to a physical altercation last week.
The moment quickly went viral on TikTok, picking up over 1 million views on the platform.
Perkins compared Texas state lawmakers to the Nazis in opposition to legislation that would prohibit public libraries and other venues from receiving state funding if they host drag shows.
“By manipulating the words of an ancient text and shoehorning it into legislation aimed at an at risk minority population, you liken yourself to another group that gained popularity in Germany in the 1930s,” Perkins said.
“When a small man with a smaller mustache stood before crowds and proclaimed himself superior to others – I see you here doing the same,” Perkins added, comparing the legislators to Adolf Hitler. Read more…