I'm a Human, I try my best to be as tolerant as I can be, My stepdaughter is a modern hard-edged feminist. Now, I'm not picking fights, But, I wasn't when this whole issue started, No, The problem was, In the recesses of my casual point of view, A modern feminist crusaded me down to examine my points of view and point out all things wrong with the way I think. Now, In no way should my and my stepdaughter's discussion reflect normality within society, It's just the situation how it unfolded. But earlier yesterday, MY stepdaughter, Who, I and she are close, She begins talking about this group she is in, That Group is LGBTQ Plus. We are continuing a conversation about her and some of her thoughts on the group and its policies. when Suddenly she gets mad at me, And says, Look, someone that can't even Say the Letters rights, Shoudn't even be having this conversation. "Which, I hadn't, I know the initials, But, THe order they go in, LB, LG, LT, I Guess I was saying it wrong, And it pissed her off. It was at this time, A rush of genuine Anger came to me, which is rare, But I told her, You know, That's My Problem With The LGBT Plus community, It's a group of people who form together to Exclude other people with ridicule and tell them how what they think is backward and outdated and wrong, I continued, I have sat here for hours, Shown you years of acceptance in your choices and never once displayed bigotry or indifference toward you, Now, You tell me, I said, What Kind of person Hunts someone down in their home, Picks them apart with a fine-tooth comb looking for faults to persecute while being showed with praise by the accused, I was still angry, I said, I didn't have a particularly strong opinion about LGBTQ, But Now I do, I don't like your little Group I said. Your Group Sees me As the Enemy Because I am not like you, Because I'm straight, I said, Well, News Flash, There Will always till the end of time be Straight people, And unless you want to be in a hate group forever, You need to learn to accept that you can't form an opinion and force other people to be just like you. Because I've never shown you hate and I never taught you to hate. So you tell me who's backward and wrong in this situation. After that, Her tone changed with me, And To be honest, I don't know how much damage this will cause our relationship. But, If any of you have the understanding. I had no choice. The only other thing I could have done to please her would have been to renounce being straight And cast shade on straight people. I know she's young and emboldened, You have to understand, I've done my best to shower her with praise and acceptance, And I really have. But, Her problem with me is I am straight, And a man. It doesn't matter that she is my stepdaughter and I care for her, Groups and movements can only punish their viewpoints into someone for so long before they have had enough, When I'm already curled up in a ball on the floor, don't kick me. I will lash out. I don't suppose anyone will understand. I won't and can't sell my soul for acceptance from my stepdaughter. This wasn't an argument I was looking for, In fact, I tried really hard to avoid this, But an Active Card-carrying member of the LGBTQ, And me being a straight Middle-aged white man, Of course, I'm the problem and I'm a backward thinking monster. Well, Fuck that. My opinion matters just as much as anyone's and any other demographics, And I'm not having someone tell me how backward and wrong I am for having those freedoms, I kid you not, Her actions and opinions on these issues have driven me to think Negatively of The LGBTQ. As an uninformed hate group .