Big Week for Marriage

Gay marriage, that is. D.C. voted to recognize out of state same-sex marriages just a few days after the Iowa Supreme Court voted unanimously that legislation limiting marriage to one man and one woman is unconstitutional. The same day D.C. made a move, Vermont voted to override the governor’s veto of a bill allowing same sex marriage.

Whew. That was exhausting. But these events, while great for my same-sex brothers and sisters, do not solve the fundamental problem of inequality: The existence of special privileges available only to those who marry. Thoughts?


3 responses to “Big Week for Marriage

  1. Agree. Those are our unanimous thoughts over at Onely. We’ll post sometime soon about this, too. It’s easy to get sidetracked while feeling all celebratory about what really should be celebrated, when inequality remains…

    — L

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