“”Two years ago, I believed that civil unions were a fair alternative. Those beliefs, in my case, have since changed. The concept of a ‘separate but equal’ institution is not something that I can support.”
He fought back tears as he said that he wanted his adult daughter, Lisa, and other gay people he knows to have their relationships protected equally under state laws.
“In the end, I could not look any of them in the face and tell them that their relationships – their very lives – were any less meaningful than the marriage that I share with my wife, Rana.””