Lesbian preacher lady Irene Monroe’s positively thrilled about California’s gay marriage ruling, saying that it represents democracy at its best. She’s quick to note, however, that the state’s just one battle in a larger war. Florida and Arizona will both vote on marriage bans, she says, but remains optimistic that there’s more action to come: …democracy is an ongoing process where people are part of a participatory government working to dismantle all existing discriminatory laws that truncate their full participation in society.” [Bilerico