Nathaniel on The Michelangelo Signorile Show 05.08.17
Next month, marriage equality across the US will be celebrating its two year celebration, as the Obergefell decision from the Supreme Court required states to start issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. And while the sky hasn’t fallen, many opponents of rights for gay and lesbian couples said that would be the case if same sex marriage were to happen. So how did we fight against that hatred and get to where we are today? LGBT Historian Nathaniel Frank, author of Awakening: How Gay And Lesbians Brought Marriage Equality to America, joins me now to talk about the tumultuous history of the movement.