Gay rights

Sam Hart

2008-11-05 21:47:47

By the way, I'm sure I don't need to even mention this because the news is all over the place, but various homophobic and discriminatory anti-gay propositions passed around the country last night. So before we get too celebratory that we finally elected an intelligent president, we need to begin taking a hard look at why so many people think still think it's acceptable to have legal, government-based discrimination against an entire group of citizens.

It's almost like electing a black man marked the end of a very long civil rights struggle for one group of people in this country, but these discriminatory propositions highlighted another civil rights struggle that is, unfortunately, likely just beginning...