A new documentary examines how the battle to legalize same-sex marriage was won.
Mary Bonauto is a subject of the new documentary "The Freedom to Marry."
I hope we don't soon forget what silence felt like when hatred was directed at us, and instead reach back through that door. In this legacy-defining moment, what choice will you make?
They hope activists will be able to use lessons from their success for other battles.
At a moment when Marriage Equality has become national law, albeit by the slimmest of margins LGBTQI folk and our allies would be moronic not to realize how harrowing is this decision for millions who don't share our belief in what is now deemed to be a Constitutionally guaranteed right.
As a student at Harvard Law in 1983, he developed one of the earliest arguments for why legalizing same-sex marriage was
"While not counting our chickens before they're hatched and not leaving any stone unturned and not pausing for a moment and
I talked to Kate about how much work still needs to be done and her spin on our current LGBT issues.
Death stalks each generation in its own way, as activist David Mixner reminded us last week. He movingly recounted assisting the suicides of friends who were suffering through the final stages of AIDS in the 1980s. Testaments like his must be given if the new generation is to have any idea of the price that was paid by those who came before.
For anyone under 30, it may be difficult to imagine a time when the gay-rights movement wasn't operating at a milestone-a-minute pace. Fortunately a wave of artistic and media projects has emerged to remind us of heroes past, to refocus us on the type of activism that helped elevate the LGBT movement and to inspire us to make that final push.