Five Reasons Why Marriage Equality Isn’t The Be All And End All Of The Fight

Written by scott on June 1st, 2015

Gay WeddingTwo years after striking down DOMA, the U.S. Supreme Court is once again set to issue a ruling on same-sex marriage. If everything goes as expected and the Court lifts the remaining state bans on same-sex marriage, it will make history. But it won’t be the end of the fight for equality.

In fact, here are five reasons why achieving marriage equality is only the beginning of the end…

Nondiscrimination laws

More than half (29 total) of the states lack laws banning sexual orientation discrimination, and even more (32) don’t prohibit it when it comes to gender identity. And (thanks, Republican Congress!) there is no federal statute either. What does this mean exactly? In a nutshell: That there some states where gay people can both get married and be fired.

Authored By Graham Gremore – See the Full Story at Queerty

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