(WASHINGTON EXAMINER) -- Former GOP Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock faced intense criticism from liberal gay and transgender voices after coming out as gay in a social media post.
“I am gay,” Schock wrote in a lengthy statement on Instagram. “I realize that some of my political positions run very much counter to the mainstream of the LGBTQ movement, and I respect them for those differences. I hope people will allow for me the same,” he said.
However, those with differing politics reacted unsympathetically to Schock's confession.
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