Equality State


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Equality State

nickname of Wyoming, first state to give women the right to vote. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 224]
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June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to highlight the importance of voting, seven students from Vermont's leading colleges and universities will bicycle cross country from Vermont, the Green Mountain State, to Wyoming, the Equality State, to register as many voters as possible for the 2008 presidential election.
Indeed, at the time of this writing, the number of marriage equality states has now caught up to the number of states that prohibit discrimination against LGBT employees: 17.
Perhaps the answer lies in another common thread running through the states which recognize same-sex marriage: their citizens appear to be smarter than those in the anti-marriage equality states, or at least better educated.