Répondez S’il Vous Plaît

In a NYTimes op-ed piece titled Not Going to the Chapel, Rich Benjamin presents his case defending his recent decision to boycott the weddings of his heterosexual friends and family. It’s true. I’m boycotting all heterosexual weddings.  How utterly absurd to celebrate an institution that I am … [Read more...]

Acting Like An Animal

Scientific American published online an article titled: The Evolution of Prejudice, in which they report new evidence suggests human racism and prejudice is a psychological trait inherited through evolutionary means.  "Overall, the results support an evolutionary basis for prejudice", though some … [Read more...]

I Now Pronounce You Adam And Steve

I thought I might address this post I found through a comment made on another blog I read on a regular basis.  It is very short and the entirety of the post is quoted below.  I think it is safe to say the post is in no way intended to be an exhaustive argument against same-sex marriage, and in my … [Read more...]

Smoke And Mirrors

I thoroughly enjoy reading points of view which are hostile to my own. For the entertainment value; to get an insight to what the "other side" has to say on an issue; and of course--blog-fodder.  One of the best sites for opposing points of view for me is the Huffingtonpost.com, it provides all … [Read more...]

Unlock That Closet

Every October 11th (12th in the U.K.) is a day memorialized by homosexuals as "National Coming Out Day", a day utilized to encourage discussion of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender (GLBT) issues. Is a day dedicated to making known your sexual desires necessary, or even appropriate?  What does … [Read more...]

Prop 8 Struck Down

The issue of same sex marriage is a hotly debated emotional topic.  I believe that is one of the main points of contention, namely that it is an emotional topic.  It can often be difficult to argue one way or another for a point of view when your emotions are so involved.  This does not mean you … [Read more...]