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The Dream Act and the Failure of White Gay/Lesbian Progressives — A Post By Jessie from Racism.Com

The DREAM Act and the Failure of White Gay/Lesbian Progressives :: racismreview.com http://www.racismreview.com/blog/2010/12/19/dream-act-white-gay-progressives/ This week the U.S. Senate voted on two landmark pieces of legislation: the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” (DADT) and the DREAM Act, which would have provided a path to citizenship for young people who came to this country as children. The repeal of DADT succeeded, while the DREAM Act failed to pass. Gay and lesbian activists and their allies who fought for the repeal of DADT are understandably elated with the overturning of the 17-year-old ban. But, so far at least, white gay and lesbian progressives have failed [...]