Tag Archives: same-sex marriage

Reads almost like poetry

“The right to marry has been historically and remains the right to choose a spouse and, with mutual consent, join together and form a household. Race and gender restrictions shaped marriage during eras of race and gender inequality, but such restrictions were never part of the historical core of the institution of marriage. Today, gender […]

Unambiguously Gay Duo

On Friday, the Iowa Supreme Court shot down a ban on same-sex marriages and Tuesday, Vermont became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage through legislation rather than the courts. Four states are now in the equal rights club: Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts and Vermont. Andrew Sullivan has reactions to the Vermont legislative victory here and reactions to […]

Could gay marriage end in California?

Earlier this year, the California Supreme Court struck down a law preventing same-sex marriages because it violated the state constitution. You can count me among those people who thought the California Supreme Court’s ruling would usher in a wave of similar court rulings or legislation across the country. California is, after all, the most populous […]

Maybe they're jealous?

I’ve discovered the reason so many Americans (particularly of the conservative/Republican persuasion) are opposed to gay-marriage. It’s simple. Their own marriages were unfulfilling and dreadful so they feared being outplayed at their once exclusive game. Here’s Andrew Sullivan writing about his own same-sex marriage: I think Megan is almost certainly right about men getting more […]