2011 was a very good year for gay rights! It was very encouraging to see more and more people around the globe accepting of gays and lesbians. It was very heartening to watch Hillary Clinton proclaim that "gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights". There were setbacks as well, especially in Africa. As Martin Luther King said “The Arc of the Moral Universe Is Long, but It Bends Toward Justice”
Sep. 20: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is officially repealed.
June 24: New York passes marriage equality and a record number of couples wed.