Unlike many of my classmates who seemed to have had superior educations in northeastern suburbs or at east coast prep schools, I arrived at all-male Trinity College from a quintessential southern town, small and more than a little provincial. Our worldview was largely untested.
Little did I know then, as the events of 1968 played out around the world, that the Vigil would prove to be unique in its combination of scale (perhaps 2,000 students at the peak), self-organization, and peacefulness. It was also more successful than many others.
I pretended to be straight for 19 years, repressing my feelings so far back that I actually convinced myself that sexuality was a choice.
Artificial reproductive technology has been key in granting sexual and gender minorities in America with reproductive freedom.