‘Drag Queens’ Plan to Hold Protest During Trump Visit to UK in July

Photo Credit: Cheddar Gorgeous YouTube page/Screenshot

Several so-called “drag queens” in the United Kingdom are organizing a protest to coincide with President Trump’s visit to the country in July as they believe he hasn’t lived up to his campaign promise to be “gay friendly.”

“Calling all drag kings, queens, queers and our allies to march against President Donald Trump’s UK visit,” a description reads on the protest Facebook page. “Due to the appalling way the Trump administration has regarded the rights and welfare of LGBTQI communities of the US, the idea of a Trump visit to the UK is unacceptable.”

The event is organized by several local drag queens, or men who dress as women for entertainment purposes, including Cheddar Gorgeous, Violet Blonde, Licorice Black and Jonny Banks.

UK news site The Guardian recently published an article written by “Cheddar Gorgeous” to outline why he is calling for a protest. Among his reasons include the Trump administration’s reinstatement of the ban on “transgenders” in the military, to supporting the Masterpiece Cakeshop in its case before the U.S. Supreme Court, to deciding not to recognize last June as Pride Month.

“This [protest] is to increase awareness of the way Trump’s administration has systematically attacked the LGBTQI community and to stand in solidarity with the many other groups who feel marginalized along lines of race, class and gender. To not object to the visit would seem like a betrayal of the tolerant society that the UK as a whole strives to be,” Cheddar wrote.

He said that those in drag have long been involved in political issues, from the 1960’s Stonewall riot to fundraising for HIV charities.

“By pushing the way that we look to the extremes, we are showing that we are not ashamed to be different—we are proud of our differentness,” Cheddar said. “Most important of all, we are showing that the UK is a place that is not ashamed to celebrate the diversity of its people. If we can be accepted as the extreme glittery spectacles that we are, then it just might make it easier for everyone else to be themselves, too.”

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Over 1,000 people have stated on the event page that they plan to attend the drag queen protest.

As previously reported, during his RNC acceptance speech in July 2016, Trump told those gathered that he would work to protect homosexuals if elected.

“As president, I will do everything in my power to protect LGBTQ citizens from the violence and oppression of a hateful foreign ideology,” he declared, being met with applause.

“And, I have to say, as a Republican, it is so nice to hear you cheering for what I just said,” he said in response.

Trump had also declared at a fundraiser in June of that same year that he is the best candidate for the “gay community.”

“So you tell me, who’s better for the gay community, and who’s better for women than Donald Trump? Believe me!” he said.

The Trump campaign website had additionally made “LGBTQ for Trump” t-shirts and pins available for purchase.

“Show your pride and your support for Trump with this exclusive equality tee,” the store page for the t-shirt, available as the “Trump pride men’s tee,” read.

In January, he signed a letter congratulating the homosexual group Log Cabin Republicans for its 40th year, and on Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence swore in Rick Grenell, an open homosexual, to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Germany.

Proverbs 14:34 states, “Righteousness exalteth a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.”

The late preacher A.W. Tozer also once said, “There is no Christian victory or blessing if we refuse to turn away from the things that God hates. Even if it is accepted in the whole social class of which you are a part, turn away from it. Even if there is something that has come to be accepted by our generation, turn away from it if it is wrong and an offense to our holy and righteous Savior.”


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  • Trump actually hasn’t been particularly unfriendly to the Perversion Movement.
    Anything less than total acceptance of their agenda is an “attack” though, so he is considered their enemy…

    • TheKingOfRhye

      You could say Trump’s been less anti-LGBT than some other Republicans….but that’s not really saying much at all. (just look at his VP, Mike “he wants to hang them all” Pence)

      But wait…let’s look at the list of reasons the person interviewed gave for protesting:

      Among his reasons include the Trump administration’s reinstatement of
      the ban on “transgenders” in the military, to supporting the Masterpiece
      Cakeshop in its case before the U.S. Supreme Court, to deciding not to
      recognize last June as Pride Month.

      I don’t know, I wouldn’t call that “not particularly unfriendly”, especially the first two. I suppose you think LGBT people should just shut up because at least they’re not being killed like they do in some Islamic countries? (Maybe you haven’t said that, but I have heard that one here before)

    • james blue

      Anything less than total acceptance of their agenda is an “attack”

      The same could be said about religious folks.

      • Amos Moses – He>i

        from the self described “conservative christian” …… with his tent pitched toward SODOM ……………….

        • james blue

          I have never described myself as a conservative, I’m a libertarian.

          And if I were you I would worry about the direction your own tent is pitched towards.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            yes you have … and i have read it ……. and i have called you on it at the time ….. and if you want to try to change your stripes …… that is your business …….. but you are still a phoney christian ….. and i check the direction of my tent on a daily basis to see that i am in line with Christ and his teachings ……

          • james blue

            That is another LIE.

            My entire comment history is open to public view. Please feel free to find any occasion where I’ve called myself conservatives. I’ve been very vocal about not being one. Conservatives are just as big government as liberals.

            As for my acceptance of Christ as my savior I care not what you think because you are not the judge and casting yourself as such is one of the things you should worry about.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            right ….. it was about 6-8 months ago and it is not a lie …… it is what you stated …… FYI …. you said you were a “CONSERVATIVE CHRISTIAN” ….. not a CONSERVATIVE ………. and there is a WORLD OF DIFFERENCE in those two terms ………..

          • james blue

            Then find it and start worrying about bearing false witness

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            i get overflow errors at 8 months …….. but even if i take your current statement as writ here ….. “I’m a Christian and I’m a libertarian.” ……. contradiction in terms ………. and one makes you NOT the other …… and your tent is pitched towards Sodom as i have said and as you CONSTANTLY DEMONSTRATE ……………….

          • james blue

            Provide proof. LIAR

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            NOPE …. FYI ….. SCRIPTURE casts us as the judge of anothers christianity or lack thereof ….. AS YOU JUST DID ………… Paul did to many INCLUDING PETER ……. so FAIL …… we get to judge and we GET TO NAME NAMES ………… that is how we know YOU are a false professor of the faith ………..

          • james blue

            Come my judgement you will not be there, you will not be consulted, you will be irrelevant to it.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            well i will give you that one ….. but your constant attempts to deceive the body of Christ here and now WILL BE AND IS relevant …. and it will be documented and pointed out just as the Corinthians had theirs pointed out by Paul ……………… and you can whine and cry about it till judgement ……………

          • james blue

            And as I said, you should be concerned about your own judgement.

          • Susan Perelka

            ENOUGH! James, you are a contentious person, who will argue all kinds of minor points without obeying the teachings in Gods word. Gods WHOLE council is to be OBEYED, not just what you choose to cherry pick yourself (which makes you guilty of adding to or deleting from His word). Many brothers and sisters in faith have tried on numerous occasions to point this out to you and you will not hear. I will continue to pray for you, but I will no longer converse with you,( as the bible instructs), because you will not accept godly council, but instead will fight and quarrel. We are instructed to not associate with such as person until they REPENT! You are in opposition to God. God RESISTS the proud. Your fruit is exposing who your father really is. A true disciple of Jesus Christ is SUBMITTED to Him and follows His commands. Search your own heart James, read how the bible instructs YOU to search your heart to see whether or not you are truly in the faith. Are you self-deceived because you will not DO what God instructs, I beg you to soberly think on these things.

          • james blue

            Are you one of checkmates?

            I do not care one jot what you or anyone else thinks of my relationship with Christ. You are irrelevant to it. If you can find anywhere I’ve questioned your relationship with Christ or of the gang of community channel projectors please post it. I leave that between you/them and Christ.

            What I will not leave unquestioned is when an outright LIE is made about me, in this case that I called myself a conservative. So you and the rest of the community channel folks can stalk me all you like and have whatever opinion you like, but a LIE is a LIE and will have to be answered for come judgement.

            Exodus 20:16

            Amos lied about me and when called out on that lie questioned my faith. So who is the contentious one?

            I am comfortable with my relationship with Christ, I have accepted him as my savior.

            Have a blessed day

          • Susan Perelka

            We accept Him as “LORD” and Savior. The “Lord” part is we submit to His will, not our own. Faith is both. Once you finally accept that, we can walk in fellowship with Christ at the center.

          • james blue

            No, Guest lied too. My comment history is open to view feel free to find said post. They couldn’t/wouldn’t.

          • Sven

            For someone who publicly claims to be a christian, you falsely name call a lot.

          • ppp777

            I’m afraid that is lordship salvation , that is not the gospel .

          • Susan Perelka

            Accepting Jesus as “Lord” is part of the gospel. I am not saved by earning my salvation, Jesus did that. However, I need to “repent” AND accept Jesus work on the cross. Repentance means to change your mind. It means instead of going your own way, and doing your own thing (which is rebellion against God), you are now His and follow Him, which means do as He tells you. Bowing to the Lord’s authority is part of the gospel message. Repentance is a hearts desire to no longer go your own way, but a desire to go Gods way. Repentance is part of the gospel message. If you did not grieve over your sin, accept it as sin, desire to turn away from sin, and know you needed Gods forgiveness, than how can you accept a Savior?

          • ppp777

            Simple , if you care about your soul and realise you are a sinner and cannot enter heaven by your own efforts [ works ] tell Christ that and ask him for the [ free gift ] of salvation and put your faith [ trust ] on what he did on the cross ” It is finished ” , nothing [ I mean nothing ] can be added , discipleship is a different matter altogether , that a works and reward system .

          • Susan Perelka

            I don’t obey Christ now to earn my salvation or keep my salvation. I was talking about initial repentance, recognizing you sinned against God and needed a Savior.

            However, what I was pointing out to James was the matter of obeying God as a “result” of being made new. It is a “result” of salvation (Gods work in us), I don’t desire the things I once did, or want to do the things I once did because of my “born again” experience. God changed the desires of my heart, that obedience is a “result” of salvation. I didn’t try to change myself or try to obey in my own strength, I just started to “desire” it. All Gods work, not mine. Maybe I didn’t make it clear enough for which I apologize.

            James seems to have a problem with what the Word of God says (which people have corrected him with and he wouldn’t hear it) and loves to pick fights on this forum, a contentious spirit. I was questioning why he didn’t seem to desire to follow Jesus, if he says he is a christian. It’s a call to examine his heart. And if all he wants to do is pick fights, I’m not interested in participating.

          • ppp777

            Again that is discipleship , not salvation , it is plain faith [ full trust ] in what Christ did , not emotion its the ” simplicity of the gospel ” , never rely on anything else as far as salvation is concerned , people [ being flesh ] will backslide and may well be chastised by God [ even have their lives taken ] , but you can never lose you’re salvation otherwise the gospel is nothing but a farce , anyway [ outside of that ] I wish you well with you’re walk with the Lord .
            P S My posts to you was regarding salvation alone and not with you’re conversation with anyone else .

          • Mark Cash

            Checkmate has a stable of “warriors” here. She is the ringleader. They congregate and strategize elsewhere.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            ROTFL …… too funny and really too stupid ……………

          • Mark Cash

            You want the web link?

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            sure …. go for it …… FYI ….. you have nothing i do not already know …. and having a discussion with any “progressive a-theist agnostic”requires no “strategy session” ……. none of you has any ammunition for a substantive argument ………….. it is all LIES …… and easy to establish …… to defeat any of them only requires one thing …… TO KEEP YOU TALKING ….. as everyone of you always falls into SELF-CONTRADICTION and LIES to cover other lies ………. JIMMY AZUL included ……………

          • Mark Cash

            Screaming that everything is a lie, which is all you do, doesn’t make anything a lie.

            You discuss things with Lady Checkmate, Guest Verified and LadyInChrist on the Disqus channel called Community Council. NOW call me a liar.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            “Amos lied about me and when called out on that lie questioned my faith. So who is the contentious one?”

            you are ….. and it was not a lie ….. and i have ALWAYS questioned your “faith” …… had nothing to do with any other thing …….

          • james blue

            Exodus 20:16

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            so what ……………

          • james blue

            Take heed

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            again ….. WHATEVER ………

          • ♥LadyInChrist♥InGodITrust♥

            Thank you for praying for him. I also will continue to pray for him. I also pray for the Christians he comes against. I agree that his heart is very hard. Please keep praying for him.

          • james blue

            Provide the proof of your Lies about me.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            libertarian and christian are self contradictory terms ………..your statement is self-contradictory ….. nothing else needs to be proved …………

          • james blue

            You said I called myself a Conservative Christian. provide this proof to back up your lie.

            I care not about your opinion, it is irrelevant on my judgement and it’s irrelevant on earth, you lied that I called myself a conservative Christian. You can opine all you like if you think I’m one or not, but you LIED and said I called myself one.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            NOPE ….. again ….. i get overflow errors at 8 months …….. but even if i take your current statement as writ here ….. “I’m a Christian and I’m a libertarian.” ……. contradiction in terms …. Disqus has no means of doing an inquiry beyond a certain point ….. i stand by what i said ….. i accept your new definition of yourself …… it is still in DIRECT CONTRADICTION of being a christian ……

          • james blue

            Rubbish. You lied and said I called myself a conservative then tried to change the subject when caught in the lie. You will never find that discussion because it didn’t happen.

            Exodus 20:16

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            sure …. whatever floats your boat …….. you never speak of Christ …. you are a NOMINAL christian at best …… you cannot be friends with the world and be a christian …… not because i say so ….. because Christ and SCRIPTURE say so ……..

          • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

            I saw it, too.

          • james blue

            Exodus 20:16

          • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

            You called yourself a conservative on Breitbart, but your comment was deleted because it was contentious.

          • james blue

            Another lie.

          • Guest✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

            Same here.

          • LynnRH

            And you have the right to be a libertarian if you want to, of course. God gave us all the freedom to choose His way or our own way. Conservative Christians choose to think and believe the way God’s Holy Word tells us to. That shouldn’t make “religious folks” a bad thing though; just true to God. After all…….we believe He is God and we are not. So it is His way not our way.

          • james blue

            I didn’t say being “religious folks” was bad. I said the same could be said about religious folks in response to the OP saying “Anything less than total acceptance of their agenda is an “attack”” about gays.

            We see such on here daily.

          • LynnRH

            And I do agree that Nidalap is right about that.

          • james blue

            Do you also concede that religious folks view anything less than total acceptance as an attack? Do you think my pointing it out is an attack?

          • LynnRH

            If a person doesn’t agree with God on everything He tells us in the Bible then that’s not an attack on me cause I didn’t write the Bible. That would be between that person and God. Me…….I prefer to do things Gods way because He’s God and I am not.

          • james blue

            Good for you, Do you see otherwise in others?

          • LynnRH

            Thanks :-). Before I was saved I thought the way I wanted to think. I acted the way I wanted to act. at that time I was my own god. But after I was saved my heart was changed. I don’t know what it was that truly made my whole mind and soul just love Him so much it is unexplainable! But ever since I was saved I wanted to know Him more and more. I got into church and sunday school, other bible study groups, into the choir ministry and drama ministry and I just couldn’t get enough. Its been probably 22 years now and I still am on fire for Him. I’ve loved a lot of people in my life but I have to say I’ve never felt this kind of love for anyone else but my beautiful, precious Savior Jesus Christ. I won’t ever be turning back to being my own god.

          • james blue

            Wonderful story

            I did however ask if you saw the ‘attack view” in others. Nidalap was willing to lump all in a single stereotype for the gays.

          • LynnRH

            well i’m not sure if all gays feel attacked if we say homosexuality is a sin but i’m sure the majority probably do. No one likes their sin exposed. Even a saved person like me still sins (although I try not to) and am shamed when its been exposed. 🙂

          • james blue

            No I’m asking about the religious folks. So far you’ve avoided answering.

          • LynnRH

            I’m sorry. I guess i’m not understanding your question. lol. i’m really not trying to avoid answering…..I’m just not understanding the question.

          • Susan Perelka

            He has a habit of doing this, side stepping and ignoring Gods Word. It seems he likes to quarrel, instead of building up and encouraging people to follow Jesus.

          • james blue

            Read what you just wrote and ask yourself if you missed the irony.

          • Susan Perelka

            It is not a “story” James, but the truth of the heart of a disciple of Jesus Christ, the “fruit “of having the Holy Spirit residing in you. LynnRH couldn’t have spoken it more beautifully.

          • james blue

            It’s the story of her coming to Christ.

            What is it you think I criticized about it?

            Who was the first person to upvote it (an I almost never vote on comments)

          • Susan Perelka

            Dear sister in Christ, you have just perfectly described how God removes our heart of stone, gives us a heart of flesh, and writes His commandments upon our heart, to cause us to obey Him. All His work, by His amazing Grace through faith in Jesus Christ! When we recognize exactly what your first sentences described (I was my own god and I don’t want to go that way anymore, which is true repentance), God comes and reveals His Son to us. His Holy Spirit comes inside our “hearts” and becomes our Teacher, Councilor, and Helper. His Word (the Word is Jesus) comes “alive” to us, God has given us the Spirit to open our understanding to who He is, which is revealed to us in His Word by the “power” of the Holy Spirit, the beautiful “gift” of salvation. All Gods wonderful work! You are now His, He is your LORD and savior and your heart sings praises to Him because of the love He has had towards us. The “old” you was crucified on that cross with Jesus and the “new” you was resurrected with Jesus. You are “born again”, made completely new by Gods power. It is why after 22 years you still adore Him. Isn’t our God wonderful. May He continue to bless you and keep you, and continue to make His face to shine upon you, In Jesus wonderful name. AMEN

          • LynnRH

            Thank you Susan, my sister in Christ. I hope to meet you face to face someday in our Heavenly home walking side by side with our precious Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

          • Susan Perelka

            I look forward to it, may Gods peace and grace rest upon you. I love that song “I can only imagine”

            Surrounded by Your Glory, what will my heart feel
            will I dance for You Jesus
            or in awe of You be still
            Will I stand in Your prescence
            or to my knees will I fall
            Will I sing Halleluijah
            or be able to speak at all
            I can only imagine……………………………….

          • LynnRH

            Yes I love that song too. I can truly relate because I have wondered the same things. I’m pretty sure i’d be dancing. And i’m pretty sure I won’t be able to speak at all. But once I finally found my voice i’m pretty sure i’d be falling to my knees and singing Halleluijah! lol

          • Susan Perelka

            Amen

  • ISA41:10

    Just yesterday the CDC came out with this article

    CDC: 70% of New HIV Infections in Gay Men — Anal Sex Riskiest Behavior

    https://www.cnsnews. com/news/article/michael-w-chapman/cdc-70-new-hiv-infections-gay-men-anal-sex-riskiest-behavior

    • Amos Moses – He>i

      but that is just “an uninformed and bigoted opinion” ……. /sarc off ……..

  • Bobby Robby

    The LGBT community is the enemy of America.

  • The General

    Good. Make fools of yourselves in public. We need a good laugh.

  • ppp777

    Hopefully if they do protest , fire and brimstone will rain on them .

  • Susan Perelka

    Abba Father, Help these people to understand why You created them. Help them to see who they truly are in Your eyes. Forgive them, they do not know what they are doing. Have mercy on them, and show them the way to redemption in Christ Jesus. Thank You Father, for Your Mercy and love. All honor, all power, and all glory are Yours now and forever. In Jesus name. AMEN