On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court announced its landmark 5-4 majority decision on same-sex marriage affirming the right of all Americans, regardless of gender or sexual orientation, to marry. And over the weekend, many took to the streets to celebrate.
This came just in time for the annual Pride Parade that commemorates the Stonewall riots 46 years ago protesting police brutality toward the gay community in New York City. It sparked the gay rights movement and today’s fight for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights in the United States. Most importantly, the journey of the LGBT community fighting for equality is a story about basic human rights. It’s a story that continues to test the humanity in this world.
Can we try to see through our differences and recognize what unites us? Do we have the courage to reveal our true selves in order to help others realize what truly matters? How do we get passed these artificial barriers and engage each other in human dialogue?
Listen to three stories from the heart that will inspire you to take a leap and have that conversation that will change your life forever.