For many people, the unthinkable has become real. All the waiting, praying, and jokes to offset anxiety has been boiled down to the winner of this year's election: Trump. I cannot begin to fathom the feelings some of you must have right now, my heart and mind are full of sadness and disbelief. I know many of you have echoed this sentiment in the last day or so.
But listen to this.
The country may be divided. You may be terrified, anxious, worried out of your goddamn mind, but listen to this.
From 1973 to 1978, Harvey Milk trailblazed his way through the politics of San Francisco as an openly gay man, leaving an amazing legacy behind when he was assassinated. He empowered the LGBTQ+ community, and was a champion of human rights. He proved that there was hope, even in the darkest of days.
Martin Luther King Jr. spent the majority of his far too short life going against the radical Jim Crow laws and the countle