Carrie Underwood recently came out in support of marriage equality, saying:
"As a married person myself, I don’t know what it’s like to be told I can’t marry somebody I love, and want to marry," she said. "I can’t imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love."
And perhaps that’s just it for many people - they don’t know what it feels like. So, to get the word out from those of us who know all to well what it feels like, I’ve created this post. What does it feel like to be told you can’t marry someone you love and want to marry? Please answer and reblog.
The simplest way to put it is this: If gay people are humans, then gay people have human rights and they’re desire to have those rights protected isn’t a quest for “special” gay rights; rather, it is a necessary demand for equality. People are people, so everyone’s marriage is marriage, gay or straight; we all have a right to it.