Jimmy Carter Says America Is Ready For A Gay President

Posted by | December 15, 2010 15:53 | Filed under: Top Stories

Former President Jimmy Carter spoke with Big Think and compared the current push for gay rights to the civil rights movement (h/t Mediatie).

Step-by-step, we have realized that this issue of homosexuality has the same adverse and progressive elements as when we dealt with the race issue 50 years ago, or 40 years ago. So I would say that the country is getting acclimated to a president who might be female, who might, obviously, now, be Black, and who might be as well a gay person.

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