Ed Team

No Hiding in a Corner

Filed By Ed Team | June 21, 2008 7:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Daughters of Bilitis, Del Martin, Phyllis Lyon

"Nothing was ever accomplished by hiding in a dark corner. Why not discard the hermitage for the heritage that awaits any red-blooded American woman who dares to claim it?"

-- Del Martin, founder and former President of the Daughters of Bilitis, from her 1956 newsletter to the organization. Martin and partner Phyllis Lyon were the first same-sex couple to be legally married in San Francisco this week.

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I loved this quote when I saw it too, Waymon. Good pick for today.