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Sun Dec 22, 2013, 06:57 AM

104. I'm sorry for all you've been through.

I'm not gay but my personal impression is that things have never been better for gay rights in this country (I realize we're not the whole world). I really feel like the U.S. is at a turning point. Public opinion is so different now than it was a decade or two ago. Marriage equality is passing in state after state. Of course it's not something I've spent the last 43 years waiting for, so it's easy for me to say, "another five to ten years and then we'll see some real progress!" But I think if you take an objective and long-range look at things, there's a lot of reason for optimism.

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