Sunday, January 27, 2013

For Love and Country: LGBT Americans and Immigration Rights

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights are often defined as consisting of a handful of issues, marriage equality the foremost among them. But as important as the right to marry the people we love is, LGBT equality is about far more than that. LGBT Americans reflect the full diversity of this country, and the issues that shape their lives are far more broad -- issues of race, gender, class, and poverty. Immigration is an issue that crosses all of these boundaries. And for that reason, it must rise to the forefront of the LGBT movement's agenda.

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