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42, Pride

Words aren’t coming easily to me this morning. Tears are. Chills are. Smiles are. I’ve grown up in the gay rights movement. Literally. 42 years ago drag queens burst forth from a bar on New York’s Christopher Street demanding fairness. About the same time in Dallas, I burst forth from a woman named Gay Wright (no joke) demanding love. Life came full circle last night as I stood with my partner Chef outside Stonewall celebrating a hard fought battle for fairness in love—marriage equality for gays and lesbians.

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