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Obama Linking Selma To Stonewall Divides The Black Community
Nationally renowned African-American lesbian activist, scholar...
Some African Americans felt "dissed" by the president's speech. The linkage of their civil rights struggle with that of LGBTQ Americans did nothing to quell their dislike of the comparison. For them, the fact that it was spoken by this president made it sting more.
LGBT Rights Are Civil Rights
LGBT civil rights advocate
People on both sides -- pro-LGBT and anti-LGBT -- actively avoid equating gay rights with civil rights. This avoidance is dishonest, insulting, and demeaning to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people of all racial, ethnic, and cultural identities. It must stop immediately.
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