Gay marriage is gaining acceptance, but it isn’t here yet. “Don’t ask/don’t tell” appears to be on its way out, but gays and lesbians in the Armed Forces are still losing their jobs every day. Homophobia may be in retreat, but progress on full citizenship for everyone in the the LBTQ community always appears to be just beyond the horizon.
Yet the slow pace of change didn’t dampen the spirits of the hundreds of folks who came out to cheer for Michigan Pride 2010. Reports are that the White Party held in Old Town the night before was also a rousing success.
And seeing all those Bernero supporters out in full force urging the community to vote for Virg for Governor persuaded me that he deserves my vote in the primary. (Andy Dillon and Alma Wheeler’s supporters were nowhere to be found. And you are judged by the company you keep.)