Scott later wrote, “Sad to say, but the issue had been badly mismanaged for over 20 years years by several inept local and national organizations. I was literally pushed by friends and associates into taking on what became the ugliest political fight of my career.”
“There was a lot of pushback from the Radical Christian Right but we prevailed. At the call of Hawai`i Governor Neil Abercrombie, the State Legislature held a special session which began on October 28, 2013. Two weeks later, the legislature finally passed the Hawai`i Marriage Equality Act. Governor Abercrombie signed the legislation on November 13,2013, and same-sex couples began marrying on December 2, 2013.” Read Scott’s detailed LGBT political history HERE.