By deflecting the issue, [the Supreme Court has] put off — for now — the question of whether same-sex marriage should be legal in every state.
The nation’s highest court announced it denied seven petitions challenging same-sex marriage bans, which effectively legalizes gay marriage in at least five states — but falls short of a definitive rule
However, a win for gays, on the whole, shouldn’t twist the fact that even within our own diverse enclave, some gays are still losing. For someone who’s bisexual or older or overweight or transgender, exclusion isn’t unusual. The takeaway point: It hasn’t gotten better for a lot of GLBT folks.
The next chapter of the gay rights movement is to hold itself to its own standard of inclusion
That’s all clear progress toward equality, but if we are indeed at a tipping point, we are precariously balanced atop it.
Sure, progress has been made — but if things don’t continue to move forward, they could be pushed back
Our democracy is a people’s democracy. And it can be as great as the people can be, but it’s also as fallible as people are.
Instead of talking about Star Trek or his gay-rights activism, the actor chose to discuss his World War II experience on The Daily Show
Clearly, U.S. groups recognized the market for homophobia stateside was dwindling, and so tried to sell it somewhere else. Meaning that Africa isn’t just where we send our losing team’s Super Bowl shirts; it’s also where we now send our losing political philosophies.
I may have the genetic coding that I’m inclined to be an alcoholic, but I have the desire not to do that, and I look at the homosexual issue the same way.