We talked to the drag queen that confronted former Rep. Aaron Schock for his anti-LGBT votes. This is what she wants you to know.

Business Insider | 9/11/2019 | Benjamin Goggin, INSIDER
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Former Republican Rep. Aaron Schock has faced intense criticism in the last year over his appearances in LGBT spaces, such as gay bars, and situations, such as publicly kissing a man at Coachella.

Schock, who has not addressed his sexuality since he was in office, has a history of supporting anti-LGBT legislation.

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Critics have called for Schock to publicly apologize before he is welcomed into the LGBT world.

Last week, Los Angeles drag queen Jonnie Reinhart confronted Schock at the karaoke night she hosts.

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Reinhart posted a video recounting her story, and gave exclusive details to Insider.

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For nearly a year, reports, gossip, and videos have swirled around former Republican Rep. Aaron Schock's post-Washington life in West Hollywood, California.

Schock, whose history as a Republican lawmaker is checkered with anti-LGBT support for things such as Don't Ask Don't Tell and a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, has recently been appearing in LGBT spaces and situations. A video seemingly showing Schock kissing a man at Coachella went viral in April, and in June a video showing Schock tipping a male go-go dancer also made the rounds.

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The material angered many who felt that Schock hadn't sufficiently addressed his public anti-LGBT history in a way that could allow him access to the increasingly open and secure LGBT world. Josh Seefried, a noted LGBT activist and veteran wrote on Twitter at the time, "A person who worked against our community cannot and should not be accepted until acknowledgement [sic] of that wrong doing has occurred."

Now, a drag queen says she attempted to hold Schock to account when he visited the gay bar she was working at last week.

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In a video posted to Facebook, Jonnie Reinhart, who regularly hosts a karaoke night at LA gay bar Revolver, said that a friend, Ira Madison III according...
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