Nicki Stallard, transgender, makes her own case for “The L.G.B,T. case for guns” in the New York Times today. I do get the writer’s point and share it. At any point in time, “I am what I am”, and I can indeed be brought low (short of being killed outright) by someone else’s violence. Government rules cannot protect me from a determined enough enemy, only I can protect myself. Then you get into what it means to live in a community.
She mentions Pink Pistols, which is asking for volunteers to offer training. "Pick on somebody your own caliber".
USA Today also covered the interest in self-defense in this story.