What gays and lesbians are looking for -- and will be marching for on Sunday -- is nothing special, and that's exactly the point. It's what every other American already has: equal treatment under the law
The president, fresh from his Nobel Prize for Peace, didn't mention anything about a timeline for ending don't ask, don't tell, and as he has said on other occasions, nothing happens in Washington without a timeline.
I know that there are other parents out there who are afraid for their own gay children, as I once was. If you come to D.C. in October, you will find the National Equality March an unforgettable experience.