"Joy and pleasure are as real as pain and sorrow and one must learn what they have to teach. . . ." -- Sean Russell, from Gatherer of Clouds

"If you're not having fun, you're not doing it right." -- Helyn D. Goldenberg

"I love you and I'm not afraid." -- Evanescence, "My Last Breath"

“If I hear ‘not allowed’ much oftener,” said Sam, “I’m going to get angry.” -- J.R.R. Tolkien, from Lord of the Rings

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Compare and Contrast

Two maps for you, the first the most recent map showing marriage equality states. Dark blue denotes those states with marriage equality (and note that Arkansas should be included):

Then there's the one showing states in which LGBTs are included in non-discrimination laws; dark green denotes those states that include transgender protections:


My only solace is that, with marriage equality, it will be harder for states to justify not including LGBTs in non-discrimination laws, especially considering the number of courts that have considered the historic discrimination against us.

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