Archives

Kim Davis, Jesus, and the woman at the well: A marriage equality lesson

If Kim Davis really studied her Bible, she would come up with a different conclusion on sinning and issuing same-sex marriage licenses. Kim Davis is the infamous homophobic county clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, who has become a conservative folk hero for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. She spent five nights in […]

Read More

Media “analysis” on marriage equality ruling helping GOP is hogwash

At least a few media outlets have published pieces on how the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage really helps Republican candidates running for president. It must be opposite day in op-ed land. The logic, if you can even call it that, goes something like this: Because most Republican office-holders and all presidential candidates […]

Read More

Short history of U.S. marriage equality on this historic day

Just adding my voice — even though it’s a straight one — to the happiness of people across the country who are celebrating marriage equality. But it’s worthwhile remembering how we got here. The saga actually begins in the early 1970s. In 1972, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to a ruling against a […]

Read More