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Irish parents with a gay son urged a "yes" vote on the gay marriage referendum

Although some folks who favor gay marriage are still grousing about yesterday’s great victory in Ireland, calling out the Irish for not legalizing abortion at the same time, those are curmudgeons who can’t appreciate that big step forward, or realize that legalization of abortion will follow in time. 279 more words

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Born #Gay

I was born gay, you were thought religion… What’s natural? You decide!
– cleft chin boy

India

Same-sex marriage wins in Ireland referendum 62% to 38%

This would have been “Pic of the day” except that I wanted to make the point this beautiful mural was an effort in support of the YES vote in Ireland for same-sex marriage. 32 more words

Culture

Sanctimonious Sanctity

A brief and amusing primer, in case you were wondering…

Because, let’s be honest, the whole “Sanctity of Marriage” excuse is a baldfaced joke – a lie even. 75 more words

Sin

When I say I'm a feminist...

When I say I’m a feminist…

I don’t fight for women, I don’t fight for men, I don’t fight for Blacks, Whites, Hispanics, or Chinese. I stand up and fight against injustice. 228 more words

Balance

Ireland Celebrates An Overwhelming YES To Same-Sex Marriage

All the votes are in and Ríona Ní Fhlanghaile, the returning officer, has declared Ireland has passed the same-sex marriage referendum by 1,201,607 votes to 734,300. 184 more words

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