Stephen Snyder-Hill, Booed Gay Soldier, And Husband Continue Fight For Same-Sex Marriage

In the September 2011 Republican presidential primaries in Florida — and soon after the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” — Stephen Snyder-Hill, who was then serving in the U.S. Army in Iraq, posed a question to then-presidential hopeful Rick Santorum. Snyder-Hill asked if Santorum would “circumvent the progress that’s been made for gay and lesbian soldiers in the military,” and the crowd’s reaction became infamous. They booed Snyder-Hill and since that event, he’s become an activist in the LGBT community, appearing on “The Young Turks” yesterday with his husband, Joshua Snyder-Hill.”The late ’50s, they stopped segregation in the army for African-Americans; the late ’60s, interracial marriage was allowed; it was unconstitutional to make it illegal and here we are half a century forward and [our] marriage is not recognized,” said Snyder-Hill during his on-air interview. “Just following the natural progression of civil rights, that’s what we are asking for as well.”Read More…
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Stephen Snyder-Hill, Booed Gay Soldier, And Husband Continue Fight For Same-Sex Marriage


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