While my heart sank this week reading about two men in Indonesia being publicly beaten, I was pleasantly surprised to read the news yesterday that not too far away on another Pacific island, Taiwan’s highest court ruled that same-sex marriage … Continue reading
For those of you out there wondering what the LGBT community has been fighting for – here’s a snapshot of just a few of the over 1100 rights and benefits provided by the federal government. And to those of you … Continue reading
It’s still hard to believe that I witnessed the first moments of marriage equality the very night I graduated from college at Boston University. That historic evening in 2004, the first same-sex marriages were performed across the river in Cambridge, … Continue reading
No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in … Continue reading
Regarding the impending decision by the US Supreme Court on marriage equality: A scan of news sites online provide a humorous overview of the divine consequences touted by too many in the religious community. Catastrophic meteor strikes, earthquakes, volcanoes, flooding, … Continue reading
It feels strange to be blogging about marriage equality given the pending Supreme Court decision in the Obergefell v Hodges case, but history was made once again just yesterday. Guam became the first US territory to recognize marriage equality when US … Continue reading
Congratulations Ireland, and well done by the Irish people for choosing the side of equality!