How long will it take for national marriage equality?

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How long will it take for national marriage equality?

Christopher Boland
general contractor | South Philadelphia
“Fifteen years. First, people have to learn how to get along. They have to learn how to work together. Then they can address the gay-marriage issue. Right now, there’s too much else to deal with — earthquakes, war, the economy.”

Christopher Boland
general contractor | South Philadelphia
“Fifteen years. First, people have to learn how to get along. They have to learn how to work together. Then they can address the gay-marriage issue. Right now, there’s too much else to deal with — earthquakes, war, the economy.”

Alix Cullum
student | Easthampton, N.Y.
“Five years. The South is going to drag its feet. Ditto for the Republicans. They can be a problem. It will take five years for [opponents] to realize that gays are people too. They’re born that way, and have the same rights as everyone else.”

Joseph Staerk
welder | Port Richmond
“Probably not in my lifetime. The world has such a closed view on things. The barrier isn’t going to break that easily. People are judgmental, and led by the Bible. That will keep their minds closed.”

Tarrah Curcio
house painter | South Philadelphia
“Within the next seven years. Obama is paving the way. He’s giving the green light to a lot of advances. People will see that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.”