National Geographic : 2016 Jul
Smartphone Americana 125 In Manhattan a sticky note heart affixed to an office window is a timeless symbol of life in New York (left). Yet many things changed in the United States during the time I lived abroad. For me the best surprise has been a new open-mindedness with regard to gay rights. At the intersection of 15th and P Streets in Washington, D.C., the 2014 Capital Pride Parade had a party atmosphere. One year later, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.