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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 […]

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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 […]

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From Selma to same-sex marriage: Civil rights not a state issue

It’s ironic that the movie Selma is in theaters and up for two Academy Awards as the state of Alabama tries to turn back the clock on the civil rights issue of same-sex marriage. Fifty years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights leaders led historic marches in Alabama over […]

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