I see it often with employees of my clients — all white women, many “Christians”. Not only in regard to race and feminism but also LGBTQ and immigrants. Women who are as sweet as Southern tea, who bless your heart and pray for you, but will vote against everything that smacks of human rights. I discovered the darkness in many souls during the 2016 election.
I live in Gainesville, a liberal island in a red Trump sea. But, even in this liberal stronghold, racist, misogynistic, homophobic whites who once hid their inclinations are emboldened to speak their hate openly, daring anyone to respond.