Unlike the Houston NAACP the Montrose Center has chosen to be transparent and alert the community that Westboro Baptist Church will be in Houston to protest the Transgender community. Not that long ago the White lives matter protestors came to the black community without out advance warning from the NAACP. This group is well known for bigoted views and according to them, "WBC engages in daily peaceful sidewalk demonstrations opposing the homosexual lifestyle of soul-damning, nation-destroying filth." Houston has seen its fair share of hate towards the Black, LGBT, Latinx, Muslim and other marginalized communities, we must take a stand against these bigots.
Bigoted - having or revealing an obstinate belief in the superiority of one's own opinions and a prejudiced intolerance of the opinions of others.
In a statement today, the Montrose Center asked that:
The response included information from the the Westboro website:
Out of respect for the Montrose Center, if you decide to show up against their wishes just make sure to not touch or fight the haters. Keep it clean and frustrate them with love, this is an attack on our Trans family and we need to make sure that any Trans Person present has our support and is given precedence to speak in the event someone has a megaphone or loud speaker.