“Some have suggested that gay rights and human rights are separate and distinct, but in fact, they are one and the same,” Hillary says in the video below. “Being L.G.B.T. does not make you less human.” ~ Hillary Clinton
Just a few years ago, Hillary towed the line on gay equality. Thankfully, just about everyone has grown up on this subject. Politically, folks on both sides of the aisle are encouraged to tow the line with their parties, or folks like you and me will attack them for being out of line.
This blog isn’t saying “vote for her.” It’s saying “good for her standing up for and supporting this sad young man.” We don’t have to be against everything by anybody we’re politically against.
From the NY Times:
“According to the Trevor Project, a suicide prevention organization, lesbian, gay and bisexual young people are four times more likely than their straight peers to attempt suicide, and roughly a quarter of transgender youth report having made at least one suicide attempt.”