Congratulations, America, for choosing love and equality!
Generally, I don’t post twice in a day. Especially on Feminist Fridays.
But today is no ordinary day.
Today, after a long, long wait, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled on marriage equality.
There are happy tears in my office—and I imagine there are happy tears in a lot of other places, too. My dear friends, who have fought so hard, are on their way to volunteer their time and crafts to hold ceremonies and photograph the newly married couples. The decision is a thing of beauty.
All I can hear are the words from Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous 1962 “I Have a Dream Speech,” its closing lines.
And if America is to be a great nation, this must become true.
And so let freedom ring from the prodigious hilltops of New Hampshire.
Let freedom ring from the mighty mountains of New York.
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