Freedom-MANIFESTED!June 26, 2013 - Author: KishaLynn Elliott - No Comments
This is a wonderful day. Today in America, gays and lesbians, including my wife and I, are celebrating an ULTIMATE This Stuff’s Working! Moment.
The United States Supreme Court has outlawed the Defense of Marriage Act and upheld the ruling that California’s Proposition 8 is unconstitutional.
As I said on social media today: WE GOT OUR FREE!!
It’s like getting a rainbow check in the mail!
I don’t care who you are, where you are, or what your political or spiritual beliefs are: if you can’t support LOVE then your life isn’t as beautiful as it could be.
This isn’t a coaching blog post, but it is a real one, a true one, and the proudest blog post I’ve ever written.
I remember how it felt to wake up after Election Day in 2008 and find out Obama was elected (woo hoo) and Prop 8 passed (oh my God NO!) Five years later I can finally breathe again feeling equal. We are standing inside of history.
One day, my wife and I will be able to explain to our children how their mommies were some of the first to claim equal rights to marry in California, then stand through the fight when they were snatched away for others, and remained standing in love and solidarity until victorious in our state and country.
That is AMAZING. We will be talking about this day for the rest of our lives.
Of course there is still a fight left to fight (hello Voting Rights Act ruling)–there always will be. But we needed a win, and we got it.
This Stuff’s Working!