Cleve, it is a fact that the only success our movement has had in securing equal rights for LGBT people to date is at the state level, even as most of our movement's resources have been focused on the national level. Your claim of a failed state strategy simply is not supported by reality. Without our work to achieve equality in the states, LGBT people in this country would have no rights at all.
This is Toni's open letter to Cleve Jones, who believes "the state strategy is a failed strategy" when comes to LGBT issues.
Read it here