How much of this is "I am obsessed with figuring out the status and history your genitalia, and I'm gonna punish you for it"? Because that seriously seems like 99% of it.
The Walshes and Crowders and Shapiros and Petersons leading this movement must do it out of some combination of fear and fundie bigotry, and I guess some queer-curiousness or something. I dunno how, but the well runs disgustingly deep.
Can't they just fuck off and treat all people with respect? No, they cannot. How's that for a choice? Choosing not to be a hateful asshat?
Watching this all ratchet up again lately is fucking sickening, and the amount of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation pouring out of this culture warfare is already causing serious problems in some states.
Besides laughing at and shaming (if possible) these people, voting, etc., what can we do? Attend community events to show support and ward off any disruptors?