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What The ‘Gay Marriage’ Debate Is Really About: BarbWire

(JS:  I’m re-blogging a piece from Matt Barber, the original of which can be read over at BarbWire.com.  I encourage my readers to visit Matt’s excellent blog where you may click on links he has embedded to related articles) 977 more words

Homosexuality And Related Topics

Huckabee in La-La-Land

Mike Huckabee has threatened to “Leave the Republican Party” if the GOP does not actively, openly and loudly oppose gay marriage.

It wouldn’t be a big loss for the GOP if Huckabee leaves and takes his few thousand homophobic followers with him. 296 more words

Society & Culture

And Colorado makes it 25. How long before the Supreme Court brings it to 50?

Today, the US Supreme Court denied certiorari to challenges to decisions of the Fourth, Seventh and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeal, which had in turn upheld decisions of federal district courts that bans on lesbian and gay couples from marrying in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin contravened provisions of the US Constitution. 877 more words

Gay Issues

Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal For Majority Of The U.S.

For more than 165 million Americans — more than half the US population — Same-Sex Marriage Equality is now very real.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Monday to decline hearing a series of appeals cases on same-sex marriage will have the effect of immediately legalizing gay marriage in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. 166 more words


Heroic Humor

A number of years ago the wonderful writer Frank McCourt wrote an essay for the New York Times on Mother’s Day weekend, about women in his adult education writing class who were struggling to get an education, care for their families, and live decent lives every day. 543 more words