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As Marriage Equality Heads To Court, A Look Back At The Bumpy Ride

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National Public Radio
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March 21, 2013
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Gays and lesbians have adopted the phrase "it gets better" as a kind of slogan to assure young people that life won't always be so tough. Looking back, life has gotten dramatically better for LGBT people in the United States in a very short period of time. The modern gay rights movement began less than 50 years ago. Today, supporters of same-sex marriage outnumber opponents. Now, the Supreme Court is about to hear two big cases that could shift the landscape for gay rights again.