By Michael Bryan
I consider the fight for equal rights for LGBT Americans one of the true litmus tests for true progressivity in American politics today. If you don't think that the equal treatment under law of LGBT Americans is vitally important, you don't really think much of the central value proposition of the American way of government: every person deserves the same rights and privileges of citizenship.
I spoke with Dr. Richard Carmona the other day about this, and he fully supports equal rights for LGBT Americans. Here's what he had to say:
This is a candidate who clearly understands that all Americans should be treated equally, and who has lived that conviction.