This will hopefully remain a blog relatively free of politics, because there’s enough of that out there, and I’ve always wanted this space to be a respite for such polarizing issues. Yet as a gay man in this country at this time, I cannot be completely silent, especially when I see the differences between the Democratic and Republican platforms. It should be no secret whose side I’m on, but I think Michelle Obama puts it far more eloquently than I ever could. At the 7:00 mark, I started to get chills.
“If proud Americans can be who they are and boldly stand at the altar with who they love, then surely, surely, we can give everyone in this country a fair chance at that great American dream… because in the end, in the end, more than anything else, that is the story of this country – the story of unwavering hope grounded in unyielding struggle.”Back to Blog