A central complaint of the four justices who dissented from the Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges was their repeated assertion that the five justices in the majority were unabashedly distorting the "true" meaning of the Constitution to suit their own personal values and beliefs.
When we get to weave the energy of our spirit, which is pure love, into the fabric of our society, true freedom becomes more palpable for all.
Don't get me wrong, if you feel like your current partner is "The One," and you've already been together for a long time, then by all means, slap a ring on that finger and go get hitched. But, I urge all of you LGBT couples, don't get married just because they can
I care about marriage equality. I care about it in part as an ally to my friends who are gay and deserve to be just as legally married as I am... and I care, to be honest, because I'm old fashioned. I care because I believe in marriage.
He was stirring green beans and butter in a red plastic bowl, when I realized I could watch the way Paul held that fork for the rest of my life. That was the dividing line. There was the time before I knew I loved him and the time after.
There was this moment yesterday, when Facebook turned into a sea of rainbows. When the White House turned the color of Pride. When the Gay Men's Chorus sang The National Anthem in front of the Supreme Court after the ruling and people around this country cheered and cried together.
The other day was one of those truly great days. When I turned on NPR, the Attorney General of South Dakota was talking about marrying homosexual couples immediately. A wonderful end to an incredible journey.
Why are they so furious about a decision that can have no direct effect on them? A court majority that blithely made "money talks" the law of the land in Citizens United really cannot complain about "judicial tyranny" when it finds itself in the minority.
I've always seen connections between things. And the deeper meaning of things that are not things. An event, personal or historical-- an object, natural or created-- holds a deeper meaning when we are able to hear the stories underneath.
It's been a weird couple of days. My 17 year old self would be so happy right now. After crying in a counselling office when Bush was re-elected and all of my Southern Californian classmates rejoiced, I would have lauded this day.
While supporters celebrated Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision that deemed marriage between people of the same sex to be constitutionally protected nationwide, many outside the U.S. or with a global view cautioned that the struggle for LGBT rights did not end with the right to marry, or within America's borders.
Marriage isn't always perfect and it certainly isn't a decision everyone should make or that everyone even wants to make. It's a choice, and one that I'm so happy everyone is now free to make. Love wins today for all.
Just hours after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Constitution guarantees the nationwide right to same-sex marriage, there have b...
Funny enough, those who are often in positions of power that have directed this sail of "one man, one woman biblical standard" don't stay true to their own vows, making this Scripture that they hold in such high regard the laughing stock outside the microcosm of Christianity.