"I would say the current atmosphere for gays and lesbians is about as bleak as I have ever seen it," said Barnes, who is 44 and looks to move to Chicago. It just feels like we're fighting the same fight. The conservatives are never going to stop," he said, "and this is a fight I want to have for the rest of my life? No. Not really. I would rather go someplace where I can live my life in peace."
-- Indiana photographer (and my friend and one of the first bloggers I started reading) Scott Barnes as quoted in the Indianapolis Star in an article about the lack of LGBT rights in the Hoosier state.