Megan Rapinoe is the Sue Bird of soccer, actually.
As raucous as this Sunday’s Gay Pride Parade will be, the one that happened six years ago was especially fabulous. Just days before, the Supreme Court had overturned the Defense of Marriage Act, the law forbidding LGBTQ people to marry.
“I like to think our peace, love, and light affect their hate. We cannot hide, we must not be fearful. We must let our light shine.”
“We say that the internet is the new KKK hood. It’s the mask people put on to be able to say the hateful things they couldn’t have previously said.”
“I think this could’ve been far, far worse but they were being proactive, they were ready.”
“Choc, douleur et infinie tristesse … Pensées et prières avec les familles des victimes. Attaque le dernier jour de Pessah …
“I’m on a mission. This rabbi is not a business, not a career. It’s a mission. I’m a guy from Brooklyn sent out to do good in this part of the world.”
The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security had accused the FBI and Department of Justice of “stonewalling” a briefing on the issue.
“Ki beiti beit tefillah yikarei l’chol ha-‘amim — ‘may my house be a house of prayer for many nations.’ We were not formed as a theocracy.
“No one should be subjected to anti-Semitism or racism or sexism at work. To this day, Mother Earth has not apologized to me for what happened.”