Head of Jewish LGBTQ group fears for Muslims after attack

“Sadly, I would imagine that the horrific nature of the attack and the number of deaths will, I think, catalyze a lot of compassion, even among those who don’t support full civil rights,” said Klein. For the gay community, like other social change movements, “it’s a long, long journey to full freedom.”

Klein is equally troubled by the prospect of a backlash against the American Muslim community — those who reached out first upon hearing the news Sunday morning.

What took her so long?