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Sheila K. Collins
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Sheila K. Collins is a writer, dancer, social worker, and improvisational performance artist. Her memoir about how she survived the loss of her gay son, Warrior Mother: Fierce Love, Unbearable Loss and Rituals that Heal, released this fall.

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My Son Didn't Live to See Gay Marriage Legalized, But He'd Be Dancing in the Streets

(20) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 10:10 AM

There was dancing in the streets in my hometown of Pittsburgh last June when the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act. Celebrants understood that marriage for same-sex partners would not soon be readily available throughout the U.S., but major bricks in the legal...

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