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Civil Rights for Gays: Does "Immutable" Really Describe Us?

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2008 | 8:02 PM

The recent fallout over Prop 8 -- questions about whether African-Americans voted heavily to ban same-sex marriage -- points up a need to re-examine the basis of LGBT people's demand for civil rights. In recent decades, we have trended towards comparing our battle to that of African-Americans. Some African-Americans, especially...

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Marriage, Polygamy and Gays

(35) Comments | Posted December 1, 2008 | 2:53 PM

One of the religious right's standard sputterings is that legalizing same-sex marriage will open the door to legalizing polygamy. Many of us have dismissed these sputterings as just another bogeyman that the right is conjuring up...one that will make voters afraid of gay people. After all, it usually comes in...

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