This clearly does not apply to all African-Americans.<quoted text>
Slavery was an entirely different issue.
From what i've learned the blacks don't see their struggle to gain civil rights the same as gays demanding marriage rights.
If you want to do a comparison of the two i suggest you take it up on a civil rights thread.
You might be in for a real surprise. They don't really agree with your struggle being equal to their.
Corretta Scott King was a huge advocate LGBT rights. She was known to say that where equality is denied for any, equality is denied for all.