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An Open Letter To the LGBT Community From JJsList.com

Posted by on June 26, 2015 - 4 Comments

Dearest LGBT Community,40683ee9bbf0550d57cb961e4c9be5b1

The people working towards disability awareness at JJsList.com would like to show solidarity with the people working towards LGBT rights in response to the momentous #SCOTUS decision to legalize Marriage Equality in all fifty states of the United States.

The simple right to live an unencumbered and accessible life is such an elusive reality for many people.  It could be the simple difficulty of getting up three or four steps in a doorway or hearing an important background conversation but it could also be the actual rejection of two people’s right to be together.

It is quite fitting that in this 25th year of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we are reminded that there are civil rights movements taking place all over the country.  The job of raising awareness about the human condition is a thankless one but it is also an incredibly inspiring and motivating mission when achievements such as today’s Supreme Court ruling are finalized.

So it is with great pleasure and admiration, our community of individuals with disabilities gives a shout out of congratulations to the LGBT civil rights movement.  We are here for you and many of us are amongst your ranks.

Enjoy today.  We’ll work with you tomorrow to continue the job!

Best Regards,

The Staff at JJsList.com

4 Comments

Ellen Garber Bronfeld says:
Jun 26, 2015

I agree completely. Nice open letter.
Let freedom ring!
Ellen

Jake says:
Jun 29, 2015

You’ve got a vote yay from this end too! Nice letter.

Sherry Laten says:
Jul 06, 2015

GREAT Letter of support! We’re all in this together. Inclusion and diversity means everyone.

matthew lachapelle says:
Jul 07, 2015

you got my vote too

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