Thursday, July 30, 2015

““To be gay in the South right now is to be an exotic...

““To be gay in the South right now is to be an exotic animal and it’s also a sin.” Raymie Wolfe, right, with Matthew Griffin in White Pine, #Tennessee. As a kid, Raymie didn’t have the words to describe himself. Gayness, he said, was something that wasn’t talked about. But earlier this summer, after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, he and Matthew were married. “Matty was in the kitchen and he said ‘I want to get married today,’” Raymie recalled. “And I was like ‘Yes, yes, I want this historic day, I want this victory to be our wedding anniversary.’” If you live in the South, how, if at all, has the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of #samesexmarriage affected you, your family or your community? Photo by @nytvideo journalist @leslyedavis.” By nytimes on Instagram.

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