As I was headed back to my office after lunch, I was approached by a young lady in a bright yellow jacket who wanted to talk to me about Gay Rights. She and another woman were soliciting funds on behalf of The Human Rights Campaign to support the organizations efforts to lobby for legal protections for the rights of the LGBTQ community. We had a brief, but pleasant conversation, and I absolutely support the goals of their organization. It was heartening to see them out on a chilly day working hard to stem the ever more frequent attacks that are trying to roll back some of the progress we've made in the last decade towards recognizing that this community deserves the dignity and respect of having their equal rights protected. I wish I could have done more to support their cause (and I will look for opportunities to do so in the future), but just before I left, I passed this coin along for her to share with someone else.

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