There’s no reasoning with people whose morality is so deficient that they actually argue in favor of homophobic bigotry and oppression.
The only thing reasonable, decent, moral people can do is shame them and shut them down.
Virtue signalling? (Don’t you love that expression?)
Hell, yes, I’m virtue signalling.
I’m pointing out that fighting homophobic bigotry is virtuous, and that Gabrielle and people like her lack virtue.