Queerty is better as a member
I suspect that if gay marriage were made legal and gay teen suicides were to cease altogether, then the only things Queerty would write about would be gay porn twinks and drag queens.
Get with it RI, you look foolish surrounded by marriage equality states. If we can
kick Roger Williams out of Massachusetts, we can kick RI out of New England.
Where did anyone ever get the idea that any member of the clergy has ever had to perform any wedding, gay or straight, that they didn’t want to perform? Catholic priests have NEVER performed weddings for Catholics who have been divorced and no one has ever sued them over it. Divorced Catholics simply have civil weddings instead of church weddings. Has any couple ever tried to force a Baptist minister to perform a ceremony for a Jewish couple? Or, tried to force an evangelical minister to perform a Catholic wedding? What is it they think is going to happen? No one can force a congregation to allow a wedding in their church or by their clergy for a couple who are not a member of their church. And, a couple who is a member certainly can’t force its church to perform a wedding for them or recognize their relationship.
Not that I have anything against lobbying for laws that would end transgender discrimination I think MERI has now crossed the line. When I worked with them they were a single issue group, only Marriage Equality. Once that was achieved the organization would cease to exist. It seems like Sullivan is now trying to lengthen the lifespan of MERI.
I never thought the day would come when heavily-Catholic Rhode Island had marriage equality before New Jersey. But, Gov. Fatso (cover your eyes Friend of Christie) would rather stand with Texas and Utah than New York and Massachusetts.
this title is heteronormativity at its ugliest. people have all sorts of relationships that aren’t marriage that aren’t crappy, whether or not they’re state sanctioned.
Meanwhile, NJ’s marriage equality bill is dead on arrival when the Assembly votes today. I can just hear NOM et al gloating.
@christopher di spirito: Just to show you how vulgar and childish you are for continuously using petty name-calling as your fiercest weapon against the governor, from now on I’ll refer to our current commander in chief as President Half-breed. Like you, I’m only making observations of fact, so there’s nothing demeaning about it, right? And in case you hadn’t noticed, President Half-breed doesn’t want you to marry your boyfriend, either, but you seem suspiciously clueless to this fact. When President Half-breed openly tries to legalize gay marriage, I’ll eat my words. But if you understood politics, you’ll understand that he’ll make promises to us in order to get our money and our vote, but once he’s in office for his last term, he won’t be in need of anyone’s support or influence and will do as he pleases (see: George W Bush, Bill Clinton). In fact, to my knowledge, President Half-breed has never said anything positive about the gay community, and yet for some reason, you believe him to be an ally. But I guess your delusions about the subject are irrelevant, because Chris Christie is fat, and that’s apparently all that matters to deep thinkers like yourself.
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