Victory!

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. They also determined that the Proposition 8 decision was to be dismissed on standing, and same-sex marriage has been restored in California.

I've written before on how this decision personally affects me and the people I love. And now that it's done, now that justice has been served and we're finally, finally on the right side of history, I can only weep with joy and relief. For the activists who have spent their lives fighting for the rights of this persecuted minority, for the straight allies who have opened their minds and changed their hearts, but mostly for my daughter, an incredible human being who is now on the road to be afforded the same rights and privileges as her brother.

An amazing, spectacular, very good day.


6 comments:

Carol Elaine said...

Numfar, do the dance of joy!

:D

Stacey said...

This makes my heart so happy!!! Goosebumps and Tears.

Jeri Castonia said...
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Janiece said...

Hi, Jeri - nice to see you again.

And yes - :-)

Anne C. said...

Thanks for the tip, Jeri! That's cool!

beatrice in Paris said...

I thought of you when I saw the IHT headline. Of you and other friends. I'm pleased that my home country and my adopted country have taken just stands.