My Gay AgendaJana Riess | Nov 8, 2012
Tuesday’s election was historic not because of who was or was not elected president — however important that contest may have been — but because it showed that our nation has crossed a threshold in accepting LGBTQ people as equals. I am thrilled.
Consider the results:
Voters approved of same-sex marriage in Maryland, Washington, and Maine. Maine had rejected it just a few years ago.
Minnesota voters said no to a measure that would have amended its state constitution to define “marriage” as heterosexual unions between a man and a woman. Voters in 30 states had approved such measures in previous elections, making it possible for conservative activists to claim that every time such a measure …..read more on: