Gender identity issues at the forefront of recent political discussion
As President Obama announced his unequivocal support for same-sex marriage last week, many now believe the issue will be a polarizing part of the upcoming presidential election. But experts are saying that his support won’t affect any laws or policies, since it’s the states who decide individually to legalize or ban same-sex marriage. And as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Brittany Wienke reports, sometimes it’s hard to remember that these legal and political issues also have cultural and personal reprecussions.
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