at California's African-Americans over the passage of
Proposition 8 is rushing to judgment, writes The
Advocate's Teresa Morrison. Race-baiting is simply a
repeat of the terrible injustice of Prop. 8.
Following the California supreme court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, Teresa Morrison reflects on another decision 60 years ago by that same court, which defied popular prejudice to further marriage equality and turned the tide of the nation’s status quo.
It can happen
wordlessly, as in a women’s restroom, where I
sometimes catch a fellow patron’s gaze tracking
from my face to my breasts and back again, her
attitude one of idle curiosity or confusion, occasionally
disgust or hostility.