Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, wife Diane and daughter Katherine marched in Boston's Gay Pride parade on Saturday. Eighteen year old Katherine recently announced to her family that she's a lesbian. Luckily for Katherine, her family is standing proudly behind her!
Katherine's courage is commendable. As the child of a very public family, there will be a lot of attention placed upon her and much of it could be negative. That her family is supporting her so wholeheartedly makes me feel very proud to live in Massachusetts.
Katherine Patrick will be a freshman at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, a very progressive town in my beloved Happy Valley.
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