Thursday, April 23, 2009

Shirley Tan and her family get a reprieve

Good news! Lesbian Shirley Tan can stay in the United States, at least for now. The help of Sen. Dianne Feinstein has kept the mother of two from being deported. But should it really take the intercession of a U.S. Senator to get basic justice for a lesbian family?

PHOTO: Left to right, Jay Mercado, Shirley Tan's partner; the couple's twin sons; Sen. Barbara Boxer; and Shirley Tan.

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