The younger generation, who is so used to once shocking trends, such as a black president, a woman secretary of state, and openly gay celebrities and public figures, would be shocked if they saw how America, the land of the free, really once was. Gays were detested and hated with great venom, and it was only through time, effort, and difficult struggle that more Americans are considered equal than ever before. There is more work to do, but let’s enjoy how far
we’ve come. The video is shared by LGBT rights activist, and Star Trek celebrity George Takei.