In California [in 1992], antigay activists perfected divide-and-conquer when they defined lesbians and gay men as “a rich class demanding ‘special rights’ at the expense of true minorities” — which didn’t seem like a lie because the visible leaders of the movement were almost exclusively white and privileged (and male).
Kelly J. Cogswell, Eating Fire: My Life As a Lesbian Avenger (2014), Ch. 1, Pt. 3
hmm… good thing no one believes that anymore