This crime was the deadliest attack on the LGBT population in United States history. 32 people dead, 40 years of silence, and 1 man who chose to create a musical dedicated to the lives that were forgotten.
Famous Illinoisans from Preisident Obama to Senator Mark Kirk, to sports legends Richard Dent and Ernie Banks have stated their support for marriage equality, and advocates for the freedom to marry say they do have the votes they need to pass the measure in the House. Now they just need the opportunity.
Family Research Council's Vice President of Church Ministries, Kenyn Cureton, says that anti-gay activists might have to stage a revolution against LGBT people, but that the revolution won't be violent. At least, "not yet."