Friday, July 19, 2002
Still More on Gay Marriage
In this entry today, Andrew Sullivan once again explains how denying same-sex couples the ability to get legally married -- in one fell swoop, not through the kinds of contortions I describe immediately below -- is a denial of a basic human right.
Homosexuals are non-citizens of this country in one of the most fundamental ways imaginable - they are barred from having any actual chosen family. Think about that for a minute.... That's worse than discrimination. It's being erased from citizenship in one of its most important manifestations. That erasure must and will end. And maybe sooner than we think.