Tuesday, September 20, 2011
What a lovely couple Dan Swezy and Lt. Gary Ross make. Tim Mak writes about them for POLITICO and includes their wedding photo from today's wedding.
Tossing Don't Ask, Don't Tell into the garbage doesn't now mean full equality. There's much that the LGBT movement will still have to fight for (including for the military to reward benefits to the spouses of same-sex couples). But it was a pretty historic day.
Today, gays and lesbians in the military no longer live under the threat that they can be forced out of the military for who they are and who they love.
It was a good day for equality and a wonderful step forward for this county.
C.I. covers it in the snapshot and does her amazing job that she always does so well.
"Iraq snapshot" (The Common Ills):