|Why We'll Beat Out the Anti-Equality Dinosaurs in American Politics|
In other words, contrary to what many of our complacent, sheltered straight neighbors experience, our lives are based on the truth. This is a great and invaluable gift, and it’s the silver lining that, in my opinion, completely outweighs the heavy clouds of discrimination, mistrust, and outright hatred we sometimes suffer.
But that doesn’t mean those clouds don’t rain on us. We might have thought, in the past few years, that our society was growing up and putting its past hatreds behind it. Growing numbers favor marriage equality. The federal courts are ruling that there is simply no societal interest in discrimination against the LGBT community. And overwhelming majorities of Americans, both military and civilian, want "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" repealed. HERE
But it turns out there are still a few schoolyard bullies who just love to hate us, and who are still blinding themselves to the fact that equality and respect are the real foundations of our country (rather than their artificial construct of what a family looks like or any religion’s specific beliefs.)
Bullies hate for hate’s sake; they don’t beat up on weaker people because they really believe those victims are evil. They beat up on people simply because they like beating up on people. And because they believe it’s their path to success and proving themselves...¨ there´s much more HERE
· Thanks to Scientific American