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  2. The gay marriage bigots strike again

    CEO Brendan Eich was chased out of Mozilla for supporting Proposition 8. That’s setting a dangerous precedent.

     

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  4. It might’ve took him two years, but Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy finally realized his comments opposing the Supreme Court’s ruling that recognized same-sex marriage and resulted in the fast food company’s reputation being mired in months of controversy wasn’t the smartest idea.

    Chick-fil-A CEO regrets speaking out against same-sex marriage, remains against it

     


  5. Never mind that nine in ten gay students report being bullied because of their sexual orientation. Forget that gay teens are more than three times as likely to commit suicide than their peers. And completely ignore that one-fifth of LBGT employees say they’ve been discriminated against when it comes to hiring, pay, and promotions. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) wants you to know who the real bullies are when it comes to gay rights: the gay community itself.
     

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  7. Tolerance does not mean acceptance or participation. It means allowing people to make their own choices about what they choose to do, and to respect the ability of their fellow citizens to do the same as long as it does no injury to them. What this contretemps shows is that America is getting a lot more intolerant the more “tolerant” we become.
     


  8. The American fight for equality began with distinct Christian precepts

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  10. Just flip through the opening pages of everyone’s favorite work of secular prophesy — Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America — and you’ll find a provocative alternative interpretation of Christianity’s role in the creation of the revolutionary ideal of human equality. The stunningly rapid rise of support for gay marriage over the past two decades is just the latest in a very long line of victories for that consummately Christian ideal — and it’s unlikely to be the last.
     


  11. When it comes to gay marriage, the dissonance between the two Republican camps further underscores the GOP’s broader ideological divide. And it calls attention to the vocal influence of its more regressive, unflattering corners, further hindering the party’s attempt to broaden its appeal to younger voters, many of whom are gravitating en masse to the Democrats because of social issues like gay marriage.
     


  12. But since then things have deteriorated, with the movement for gay marriage (which I support) serving as an occasion to turn ideology, once again, into an identity marker. Do you support gay marriage? If so, then you are One Of Us. If not, you must be a homophobic bigot. And bigotry has no place in Enlightened America. So get the hell out.
     


  13. The Cheneys’ biggest problem right now?  A family feud.

    The GOP’s biggest problem with the Cheneys?  This chart:

    Why the Cheneys’ gay marriage feud could burn the GOP