A couple of weeks ago in commemoration of the passage of women’s right to vote, I attended a viewing of "Iron Jawed Angels." The film detailed some of the struggles the suffragists endured in their determination to achieve full citizenship. The movie was just another reminder of what people who are different than what some people consider "the only genuine Americans" are often put through to gain equal rights. Over the years of our history, we have gone through agonizing periods, where it has been drilled through people’s heads over and over again that the only real Americans are white, male and heterosexual. Just as in today’s world, anytime anyone other than a white, heterosexual male breaks down a barrier, we’ll go through it all over again.
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