LGBT Groups Take Up Weapons – level 2

03-11-2017 07:00

In the USA, some LGBT groups have taken up weapons as a reaction to the growth of the extreme right. People say that their groups are about making them feel stronger, able to protect themselves, and help one another.

One woman said that the groups are about teaching people to be armed. A man said that people think of queer people as weak and this is a way to fight that idea.

However, one man said that learning how to fight with weapons creates more problems when so many people have weapons.

Difficult words: LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transsexual people), extreme right (people who want everyone to be the same), queer (a word that describes lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transsexual people).

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