"Our status as equal Americans is at stake."
I'm confused. Am I okay with no longer having the dream of being married and having a family because I gave up a part of my soul in order to survive? Is there a small part inside of me so deeply hidden that hasn't completely rejected the message I was given as a young gay man? The message saying: "You're a fag. And fags don't have families, children or happy endings"?
Jim Obergefell was the lead plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case.
It is well beyond time that the lgbt community recognize and call out this ridiculous Kim Davis drama for what it is - merely a sideshow to cover up the fact that the overall case against marriage equality was nothing more than a pitiful delusion.
Anti-LGBT bullying and job and housing bias persist in America's heartland, as do misguided drives by some extremists to give bigotry justified by religion the force of law. But even they see the writing on the wall. The days of the gay exception are numbered.
Jim Obergefell is the named plaintiff in the historic Supreme Court case on marriage equality. I filmed a video with Jim where he explains why marriage equality is so important and what it feels like to be the face of a case that will be written about in textbooks for decades to come.
Contact The Author "I just wanted to say congratulations," Obama said in the call, which Obergefell put on speakerphone. "Your
Jim Obergefell wipes his eyes after hearing oral arguments on his case before the Supreme Court, on April 28, 2015. "Nobody's
He added, "When [Arthur] dies, his death certificate should reflect our marriage just like the records of all the other married
A terminally-ill Ohio man got his lifelong wish over the weekend, tying the knot with his partner of two decades -- but it