Photo Friday: Love Always Wins

These are selected photographs taken in Washington,DC, from 1963 to 2010. The last one is of School Superintendent Michelle Rhee.
Civil Rights Protesters, Washington DC
Washington DC Demonstration for Equality November 15 2008 15664
When Can I Vote on Your Marriage?
Chris and Hampton
Pride Parade

What does this have to do with health care?

Besides the fact that diversity is a health issue (commented on elsewhere in this blog) we can remember the power of the bond between person and family is among the strongest that exists. Attempting to break that bond in the delivery of care, whether it is separating patients from their families physically, or through denying access to helpful information, is a bad idea. And why do we want to do that anyway? We don’t. Because love always wins. Congratulations, California.

Some more beautiful photos of people in love from around the world can be found here.


Ted Eytan, MD