We Do: A Southern Perspective On Marriage Discrimination

The Campaign for Southern Equality is staging a series of protests this month to raise awareness about marriage inequality in southern states, including Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia. Today, for example, same-sex couples will be applying for marriage certificates in Mobile, Alabama, knowing full well they will be denied. This “We Do” campaign is hoping to show parallels between discrimination against same-sex couples and other forms of discrimination that haunt the southern states’ history. Watch a video from Tuesday’s protest in Hattiesburg, Mississippi: