The best moments for LGBT rights in 2012

2012 marriage equality issuesBY STEVE WILLIAMS

No one can deny that 2012 was simply an awesome year for gay rights in the USA, but now LGBT rights advocates are looking to 2013 to deliver even more. Below are five things that we saw happen in 2012 that we’re so grateful for, and also five things America still has to do to in 2013 to continue to progress to full equality.

1. Gay Marriage is Victorious at the Ballot

Election Day 2012 broke the 30 plus curse of gay marriage ballot defeats with marriage equality being legalized at the ballot in Maine, Maryland and Washington. All of the ballot questions were slightly different but they all show stunning victories that, just a few years ago, would have been unthinkable.


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