I didn’t think I would live to see the 14th Amendment rights of GLBTQ people affirmed by The Supreme Court of the United States.
In the rush to celebrate we also need to remember that this changes nothing for children born into poverty in the United States.
Laws can be reversed and rights taken away, and nothing will ever silence or stop the haters.
We must to fight to keep what we have earned.
Perhaps the closeness of the ruling reflects the tenuousness of this fresh legal insight into the rights of same-sex couples to love and marry as they please.
But there it is; proof that we can change the world.
I should feel joy.
I should be on the phone and celebrating with friends.
It took over 40 years and the blackest night of the 1980’s but I’ve lived to…
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