(Painting by Gerard Stricher)
Together we must stand for equality.
Take a minute to learn more about gay rights in the U.S. state by state, via The Guardian, across a range of issues, including marriage, hospital visitation, adoption, housing, employment and school bullying. (The piece includes some kickass infographics.)
And check out the progress President Obama's has made for the LGBT community to date (I can't wait to see what the next four years brings!):
Want to know more about the history of pride celebrations? SF pride fills us in here.