LGBT rights increasingly targeted by reactionary GOP

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04/22/2023

About eight years ago, the United States Supreme Court changed my life. By their majority ruling that there was a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, it meant I could finally avail of the legal rights and entitlements denied me for a lifetime. I could finally have a shot at the kind of opportunities that others took for granted. It changed my life. It ensured my citizenship. It allowed me to vote here eventually. It gave my voice back to me and so much more. There is human dignity in equal rights. There is a final reply to the angry voices that for so long tried to insult or silence me.

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