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Wed Aug 5, 2015, 04:20 PM

90. Recent changes in the laws have given millions the right to marry, expanded Social Security to

 

end an egregious injustice, the deprivation of same sex couples of the same benefits straight couples take for granted. The social injustice in that case created, directly created the economic inequality the OP claims to care deeply about. In the past, two widows gay and straight, straight gets benefits, inheritance and the gay widow gets zip, nothing. Instant income inequality resulting from social injustice, in fact dictated because of bigotry.
Fair Housing Act, recently kicked up a notch, is a useful law, it would be great to legislate changes which ended discrimination in housing against LGBT people. Also discrimination in employment. Those are cases in which legislation would protect people and allow them to function on an level playing field, offer recourse when justice is denied. As it is, in 29 States they just fire us for being gay and say so. A law could in fact change that.

Pass the ENDA, then we can talk about how civil rights are meaningless. How's that? Pass the fucking ENDA.

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