In the wake of the Prop 8 ruling, could the Beyond Marriage movement provide a solution?
Only in America could we take a battle around love and sex and family and turn it into a debate on parliamentary procedure. But there it was: Minutes after California’s Supreme Court upheld the anti-gay-marriage Prop 8, someone popped up on my TV proclaiming: “The real issue here is whether voter referendums should be able to overturn the rights of minorities!”
Um, no. No offense to constitutional scholars, but it seems like the real issue is about two things: acceptance and rights… [read more]