Category Archives: Marriage

A Collection of Links on Same-Sex Marriage

With Prop 8/DOMA being heard by the Supreme Court this week, there are a bunch of people writing things on same-sex marriage. There is the previously-mentioned column by Scott Fujita, NFL linebacker. Author John Scalzi talks Ohio politics. Meanwhile, another … Continue reading

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More Acceptance In Football

Scott Fujita joined the other NFL players who signed their names to a brief to the Supreme Court in favor of same-sex marriage, and here he writes about his family’s experiences with racial intolerance (including the birth of his father … Continue reading

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Equality Support from North Carolina

I have stuff to write about FWA, and a posting to make about believing you can write, but I have told Dev and Lee I will spend the day with them because they need it today, poor fellas. So here … Continue reading

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White House Files Brief To Support Marriage Equality

Putting his policy where his inauguration speech is, Obama instructed the White House to file a brief on the side of marriage equality in the Prop 8 case. The administration said in a legal brief on Thursday that gay and … Continue reading

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History

Eight years ago, I sat in an office excitedly watching exit polls that showed John Kerry with a lead in Florida and Ohio. By the evening, those exit polls had proven inaccurate enough to leave the states in the GOP … Continue reading

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The evolution of Neanderthals

In my last post, I compared anti-gay-marriage conservatives to Neanderthals, and while this is an emotionally satisfying comparison, it’s not a particularly helpful one in terms of creating dialogue. It’s also not completely accurate. Neanderthals had no choice, no way … Continue reading

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Obama Supports Gay Marriage

This is pretty awesome. I’ll let the Prez speak for himself: http://news.yahoo.com/obama-announces-his-support-for-same-sex-marriage.html (thanks to all my friends who sent this along!)

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Marry-Land

As a change from the barrage of story-related posts, here is a heartening development: Maryland’s governor has signed the same-sex marriage bill into law. Opponents are doing what they normally do, which is to try to get the popular vote … Continue reading

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Why Gay Marriage? Ask This Republican.

From Washington, the latest state to embrace equality. Wish people would take messages like this more to heart. (Not too long, 4m. SFW unless you are emotional and don’t want to start crying in your cubicle.)

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Prop 8 Shot Down Again; One Chance Left

In case you missed it, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the lower court’s ruling that Prop 8 is unconstitutional. It will probably go to the Supreme Court at this point, but the lawyers running the case, who have … Continue reading

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