Fifty years after Brown v. the Board of Education, people forget that most victories in the fight for racial equality came after that court decision outlawing segregation. For gays and lesbians, it’s time to steel ourselves for the decades of work we still have to do to achieve equality.
Harvard University receives a sizable chunk of its annual budget from the federal government. As a result, the law school is overlooking its own antidiscrimination policies and allowing military recruiters on campus. How sad.
Coming out is, for most gays and lesbians, both a struggle and a tremendous relief. Finding the courage to reveal who we really are in the face of an unfriendly world often takes many years and usually begins with self-acceptance. These 25 people have taken a variety of paths, but they all reached a similar end: happiness