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Marriage Equality in Ca

California Prop 8 Trial: No One Is Perfect

Sara Whitman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Whitman

Do we have to have perfect unions? If divorce rates go up, is it really because there is marriage equality? "In order to form a more perfect union," the preamble of our constitution, isn't about being perfect. It's about a goal.

Same Sex Marriage in CA: 8 Reasons Why We Should Lay Off the Debate over 2010 v. 2012

Isobel White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Isobel White

We and the other side can keep going back and forth, spending millions upon millions. Or we can actually create enough of a cultural shift that being anti-same sex marriage is no longer widely acceptable

The LGBT Rights Heartbreak and the Great Work Ahead

Tanene Allison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tanene Allison

As the community grieves and seeks to blame whomever we felt did not support us enough, data interpretations may make it all too easy to generalize and stereotype on the road to blame.

Separation of Church and Hate

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

May I respectfully request that anyone who is truly spiritual, and who understands that all humans deserve love, begin to pray for the separation of church and hate?

The Anti-Gay Blacklist

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

This movement for equal rights is based on the belief in the equal protection of the law. That means equal protection for us, but it also means equal protection for the people who hate us.

By Way of Clarification

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Ultimately, no one wins when ideology, whether progressive or reactionary, is allowed to prevail over diversity of ideas, and human will.

New Calif. Prop: The Elimination of Divorce Rights

Robert Hofler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Hofler

How could the proponents of traditional marriage not rally to support eliminating the rights of different-sex couples to obtain a divorce?

Marriage Matters to Us

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

It has been a strange couple of weeks. Just last week, I saw something that I never thought I'd see in my lifetime, and felt like I was witnessing it ...

The Passage of Prop 8: Do The Math

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

The shame that we feel today over Prop 8 is only directed at our collective failure, which we need to figure out how to rectify. All of us. Together.

Prop 8.... Where Do We Go From Here?

Frank Selvaggi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Selvaggi

Many people think the proposition was just about marriage. But marriage is the least of it. This is just the start, folks. The opposition is now emboldened.

Prop 8 Makes Wrong Kind of History

Brian Normoyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Normoyle

True or False: 1) We should eliminate civil rights through popular vote, as long as a very narrow majority of voters agree. 2) Special interests and ...

Armageddon in California

Sara Whitman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Whitman

I am a suburban lesbian mom. I live in Massachusetts. Last I checked, the end of the world has not occurred. No plagues, no locusts, no hell fire and damnation.

Save The Children

Sara Whitman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Whitman

So what if kids do come home and ask about gay families? If you're really such a bigot, just spew out all the hateful things you have to say about homosexuality. See it as a teachable moment.