Monday, January 4, 2010

Marriage was the story of the year in 2009

dc agenda
January 4, 2010

After a stinging defeat in Maine, LGBT rights supporters closed the year with a victory in D.C., as the city legalized the freedom to marry. Supporters of LGBT rights faced many ups and downs in 2009, but no issue proved as tumultuous or gained as much attention as the ongoing fight over marriage rights. And as Freedom to Marry's Evan Wolfson points out, "There is no marriage without engagement, and there is no way to secure social justice without doing the work." [Link]

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