A rift has opened between those who want to agitate for immediate action and those who want a sunnier relationship with their president. On Sunday tens of thousands marched for gay rights in Washington, bellowing calls for rapid, not incremental, change. It was not unlike rallies a year ago, when a young black man was running for president and urging people to rise against the status quo to usher in a different sort of change.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Gays And The President
"The Economist" on divisions among those favoring more attention to civil rights for gay and lesbian people: