All of a sudden, they are bigots and haters — they who stood tall
against discrimination, who marched and sat in, who knew better than
most the pain of being told they were less than others.
They are black men, successful ministers, leaders of their community. But with Maryland poised to become the eighth state in the nation
to legalize same-sex marriage, they hear people — politicians,
activists, even members of their own congregations — telling them they
are on the wrong side of history, and that’s not where they usually