2012 was such a remarkable year for lesbian and bisexual women that we’re already psyched on 2013. Here are 50 reasons why.
1. Gay weddings
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With marriage equality becoming a reality in more and more states by the minute, it’s going to be a good year for the men-loving-men and women-loving-women who have been waiting to say “I do.” Some of them for their whole lives.
2. Homophobia isn’t profitable anymore
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This fact was learned the hard way by Boy Scouts of America when they lost funding from both the federal government and big businesses because they refused to accept gay scouts and leaders.
3. Kyrsten Sinema
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The Arizona Democrat was the first openly bisexual woman to be elected to Congress. She will begin her first term this year.
4. Liz Carmouche
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The first openly lesbian MMA fighter will have her first UFC match this February.
5.The Supreme Court will hear cases on DOMA and Prop. 8
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Hopefully, we can put this marriage equality question to bed once and for all.