Memorial Day Weekend thoughts from a Lesbian Veteran

Rhavensfyre: Award winning author of lesbian fiction

It’s Memorial Day Weekend and I know many of us our enjoying the extended weekend, the cookouts and friends and family.

I just wanted to post a blog about how I am feeling right now, considering all the news making the rounds in the world today. As a lesbian, we feel the brunt of the fear and pain and worry surrounding the words and beliefs being bandied about in the news lately and being put in front of legislature under the guise of one thing or the other. All ultimately trying to narrowly define our nation as one type of belief system, one truth, and one set of laws over another. None of them good for women.

I am writing today because I see page after page of thank you’s—thank you for serving, for being in the military, for being willing to sacrifice all so that we can have freedom…

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