Tag Archives: Gay marriage

“You cannot choose your heroes. The moment chooses them.”

I was planning to write a broader piece about the recent tidal wave of gay rights progress and gay visibility in America, anyway; from gay marriage laws in Rhode Island, Minnesota, Delaware and Maryland; to the pending legislation in Illinois; … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on Rob Portman’s Gay Marriage Conversion

The news yesterday that Senator Rob Portman, Republican of Ohio, has had a change of heart over gay marriage and now supports a partial legislative repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act after learning that his son is gay, initially … Continue reading

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Weighing In, Belatedly, On Obama’s Marriage Announcement

I’m not sure if you can really be late to a party that shows no sign of stopping, but even if it’s been three weeks since Barack Obama came out, as it were, in favor of marriage equality, I feel … Continue reading

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“The Gays have the momentum again!”

A little over two years ago in this space, I congratulated California on their judiciary’s decision to allow gay people to marry on equal terms as heterosexuals. When that decision was eventually overturned by a referendum the following November, I … Continue reading

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