4 LGBT Issues to Focus on Now That We Have Marriage Equality

Rolling Stone
By AnnaMarya Scaccia
June 29, 2015

Two months after hearing oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 in favor of marriage equality Friday morning, enshrining into law the “fundamental right to marry” for same-sex couples across the country. It was a landmark decision that the LGBT community and its allies spent decades fighting for and that many feared would never come.

But while marriage equality supporters spent Pride weekend rejoicing with rainbow-tinted Facebook avatars and joyous tweets proclaiming that #LoveWins, the road to full equality remains long, and there are still many serious issues facing the LGBT community. Here are four issues LGBT activists and allies can — and should — address now that marriage equality has been achieved.

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