Another reason why real equality must start at the top

Yet another example of why a state-by-state piecemeal approach still can’t provide real equality: federal benefits like social security are only granted to couples that meet the federal definition of marriage.

It’s also a tragic reminder of why we can’t afford to wait for equality.

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Thank You For Your Call from Shawn Nee / discarted on Vimeo.

Via JoeMyGod.


Born and raised in Maine, Nick Seaver moved to DC to study political communication in 2003. He began writing extensively on LGBT rights during the first ballot initiative in Maine that overturned marriage equality. He writes about a variety of issues, ranging from marriage to issues facing LGBT youth. Follow him on Twitter at @NDSeaver.

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