The Gay Rights Movement

This is an amazing series of clips, that will ultimately become a documentary. It is so emotional watching this video and seeing how far the queer community has come, and how much further we have to go. It is video compilations like this one that proves that our community cannot be a divisive one, we have to many outside hurtles to jump as it is. My only concern is the lack of transgender issues within this compilation. Stand together and keep looking forward!

Support the making of this documentary by donating to their Kickstarter!

ABOUT THE DOCUMENTARY:
A second class citizen is defined as: a person whose rights and opportunities are treated as less important than those of other people in the same society. There are many areas in which gays, lesbians, & bisexuals do not have the same rights & opportunities as others in society. We must change this now.

I want to make a documentary that encompasses all areas in which we are discriminated against. The general population is not aware that discrimination against the gay community goes beyond marriage & bullying. There is far too much hate directed towards our community and I want to capture that hate on camera. In addition, I want to explore where this hate comes from, why it continues to exist, and what we must do to get rid of it. A better solution is needed because the solution we have right now isn’t working fast enough.

I am not a second class citizen. You are not a second class citizen. Right now, the laws in place (and lack thereof) say that we are. Let’s change that.

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