10/09/2013 01:31 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

What LGBT Americans Can Do For Civil Rights

The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and a Hollywood movie at the top of the box office about a butler’s view of history from the White House caused the nation to pause to consider the state of civil rights in America at the end of the summer.

Despite the steps forward we have made, there are too many hurdles being erected to declare the race for justice and equality won.

It’s a consequential time and there are allies in the progressive coalition who can do more to knock down barriers to equal treatment still being constructed by reactionaries.

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