100 Words- June 27, 2015-

Gay people in America have cause to celebrate, given yesterday’s Supreme Court decision, but it doesn’t mean the struggle for full equality is won. We will still have to deal with being excluded from employment, housing, and other services based on just our sexuality.

Forces are already gathering against us. Some probate judge in Alabama is threatening, in protest, to stop issuing all marriage licences, for starters, and then there’s Mike Huckabee’s “The Supreme Court is not the Supreme Being. I think he was absent the day the class discussed the First Amendment, and he’s running for President! Say What?


About elrondsilvermaul

I never know what to say about myself. I let what I write try to speak as to who I am. I can only add, here, that I am 72, live in a nursing home, am twenty years a cancer survivor, and identify as a gay male. I intend to use this blog as storage for poems? written over the long years (and still being written). This does not preclude other uses.
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One Response to 100 Words- June 27, 2015-

  1. Walks with Wolves says:

    Yeah, I knew the backlash was going to be bad and get ugly. I’ve had to “hide” so many posts on Facebook because I just won’t tolerate the hate being spewed, no matter how nicely they try to wrap it.

    A turd is a turd, no matter how much gold leaf you put on the damn thing.

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