Monday, November 03, 2008

Phyllis Lyon- What Will She Do?

As I wait in the airport- lucky me, my plane was "broken" and we're waiting for another one- I keep wondering about Del Martin's widow, Phyllis Lyon.

They married, after being together over fifty years. Finally, they had rights, finally their relationship was recognized.

And then Del died on August 27th, 2008.

What will happen to Phyllis? How will it effect her ability to inherit on a state level?

More importantly, how could anyone take that certificate away from Phyllis?

It is an unbelievable act of cruelty, to have lost one's life love and to turn around and lose something they fought for so long.

Forget Arnold, and Reagan, and Obama and the ads blasting the airwaves for one final day. Forget the DNC- as they have forgotten us- but please, let's all hold Phyllis Lyon in our hearts today.

What will she do?

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Blogger Christy said...

That's ironic. I have actually wondered the same thing recently. After the sheer joy that those two exhibited when they received their license, how could anybody take it away?

8:24 PM  
Anonymous donald said...

i have great faith that the majority of californians are not mean spirited and will turn down this effort. my nephew and his wife in san diego are working hard on all their friends to get this right.

8:57 AM  

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