Donald Trump was one of the few Republican politicians that spoke out about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in reference to the recent Orlando mass shooting.
LGBTQ is an organization that supports the Republican GOP. Although this organization has many Trump supporters, they may not be shouting it to the entire world because most gay voters identify as Democrats. In an online article on NBCnews.com, a 25-year-old gay Marine Corps veteran said,
“It’s easy to come out of the closet,” he said. “It’s dangerous to come out as a Trump supporter.”
They keep their political views discrete in fear of being called a “traitor” and to avoid “doxxing”, or the malicious publication of a private citizen’s personal information online.