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‘Activist Mommy’ Terrorizes LGBTQ Prom With Hateful Phone Campaign

Jun 26, 2019

By Tracy E. Gilchrist

Virulently anti-LGBTQ activist Elizabeth Johnston, who goes by the name “Activist Mommy,” launched a phone campaign that succeeded in pushing a branch of the Jacksonville, Fla., Public Library to cancel a queer-inclusive prom at the venue over concerns for the teens’ safety, according to local TV station WJAX. 

Johnston is known for her YouTube rants against LGBTQ people, feminists, and Muslims, and for picketing Planned Parenthood.

The announcement for the prom at the Willowbranch Library for teens 14-18 read, “To celebrate National Pride Month, LGBTQ teens are invited to create their own ‘happily ever after’ at The Storybook Pride Prom! Come dressed inspired by your favorite book character — casual, formal, or in drag — whatever makes you feel great. Be you!”

Johnston took the announcement of a prom to give LGBTQ teens a safe space to express themselves as a call to action to derail the inclusive event.

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