And so, it wasn't a shock, really, that the vote wasn't even close last night. LGBT rights were clobbered, hammered, devastated in the city of Houston by voters, as the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) was repealed.
Michelangelo goes on to note that the haters opposing Prop 1 were extremely successful in recasting the entire issue as "men" using ladies rooms.
The campaign by LGBT advocates lacked the "bite" that our opponents brought to the fight. We played too nice, mimicking what happened in 2008 in California with Prop 8.
Michelangelo warns of "victory blindness" many seem to be suffering from after years of success bringing marriage equality to the country.
Truly, it is time to shake that off and realize we still have great work to do on behalf of equal rights for LGBTs.
Read the entire essay at Huffington Post.