Saturday, December 18, 2010
Goodness & Courage
The Senate just voted 65-31 to repeal the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell ban on lesbians and gays serving openly in the military. I’m speechless. My face is wet with all the losses we’ve suffered. And I’m remembering those I know who sacrificed. In Silence. Whose families suffered. In Silence. Whose families struggled because they had none of the support other families receive from the military. Whose life partners walked in terror that they would be the last to know of the wounding or death of the person they loved most in the world.