“We Are All Just People” – Elan Barnehama Guest Posts on The Huffington Post

Finding BluefieldExcerpt:

“It’s only been days since President Obama uttered that single never before used in any presidential inaugural address syllable “gay.” Whether it was bold or long overdue is not important. And if the president’s phrase, “through Seneca Falls, and Selma, and Stonewall” did not match the oratory skill of Lincoln’s second inaugural, or have the motivational impact of JFK’s “ask not,” it elevated the struggle for gay rights in the U.S. and that’s not nothing. This gesture of inclusion called for brief celebration. We cheer. We pause to look back on those that have come before. And then we ask, “What’s next?””

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