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The Gay Revolution

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Supreme Court lawyer Linda Hirshman tells the story of the gay rights movement, detailing how a dedicated and resourceful minority changed America. Her book Victory: The Triumphant Gay Revolution  recounts the long roads that led to recent victories—from the start of modern struggle for gay rights at Stonewall in 1969 to states legalizing gay marriage, the armed services stopped enforcing Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and the recent ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act.

 

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Linda Hirshman
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Comments [1]

Ed from Larchmont

This year will probably see the Supreme Court rule on same sex marriage. And there probably is a chance it will pass. And the analogy to Roe v. Wade is accurate, people will protest the decision from now until eternity. I don't know how many more annual marches I can afford.

Jan. 01 2013 06:13 AM

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