Proud

The American people have never let a court decision quell their love of bickering. We will continue to debate gay marriage in our schools, our churches, our bars and at our watercoolers. Now, though, a class of American citizens won't have their rights restricted while we have this debate.

Same Sex Marriage Is Legal

This website has devoted many many words to the fight for marriage equality over the years. Today's monumental ruling by the Supreme Court that finally, inevitably made same sex marriage legal is a victory worthy of great celebration. In time, I will have processed the information enough to write something marginally compelling, but for the … Continue reading Same Sex Marriage Is Legal

5 Victories on Election Day

"The nation, as you know, is at a critical point. At a time like this, we can’t risk partisan bickering and political posturing. Our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people’s work. And we citizens also have to rise to the occasion." ~ Mitt Romney's Concession Speech It is November 7th, … Continue reading 5 Victories on Election Day

“i need a good argument on being against gay marriage”

"i need a good argument on being against gay marriage" was a search term that led someone to my blog.  It must have led him (her?) to one of two of my blog posts in which I present those arguments they're searching for and then refute them, exposing them for the thinly-veiled bigotry that they … Continue reading “i need a good argument on being against gay marriage”

Obama Supports Same-Sex Marriage

There's not much I'm going to add to this video right now.  I believe this to be a tipping point for the movement (the first standing President to support same-sex marriage) and very likely a re-awakening of enthusiasm for Obama's base. In the next few days, pundits will go back and forth debating what this … Continue reading Obama Supports Same-Sex Marriage

An Open Letter to Zach Wahls

Dear Zach Wahls, I, like the majority of America, first came to know of you when the video of you advocating on behalf of same-sex marriage before the Iowa House of Representatives went viral. It was clear from watching that 3-minute speech that a young man so well-spoken, personable and handsome would have more than … Continue reading An Open Letter to Zach Wahls

You Got Your Gay Marriage Debate in My Prayer in School Debate

This video has been making the rounds, so chances are you've seen it, no matter where you stand on the issue of gay marriage (whether you're for it or wrong). I don't want to focus on that aspect of this video too much, though, because I've already written extensively on this topic. I will say … Continue reading You Got Your Gay Marriage Debate in My Prayer in School Debate