The double standards used by The Advocate to truthfully report which politicians are supportive/opposed to gay issues and which ones are playing politics with the issues make it easier for politicians to take gays and lesbians for granted.
If you are concerned about the "threat" to marriage posed by letting gays in on the deal, the most recent statistics should be heartening. Marriages today are more enduring and less fragile than they used to be.
Tracy Fletcher, a Portland, Maine resident who works as a caregiver for mentally disabled adults was hoping to marry her girlfriend, but was denied after voters rejected what the state's governor had made law.
The two powerhouse lawyers who fought each other all the way to the Supreme Court to decide whether Al Gore or George W. Bush would become president are at it again, but this time they're fighting on the same side to defend marriage equality
Given their history, Mormons know about being targeted for being different. Yet in a full-on offensive, the LDS Church mobilized in favor of California's Prop 8, a ballot initiative that bans gay marriage.