Tagged: same-sex marriage

Behind the Gender Labels

Behind the Gender Labels

  Can you believe Bruce Jenner was a woman all along? The world class athlete? The Olympic star  who won the decathlon? Can you believe that inside that  Greek god (above, left) was a goddess (above,...

Marriage and the Courts: What Don’t I Understand?

Marriage and the Courts: What Don’t I Understand?

I am confused, and perhaps some of you smart people out there can help me out. Why are the US Supreme Court justices tying themselves in knots over those same-sex marriage cases? It all...

“Progressives” Have to Keep the Faith in Trying Times

“Progressives” Have to Keep the Faith in Trying Times

Americans all have labels now. And they seem to be accepting their labels without protest – even with enthusiasm. I was driving behind an old pickup truck a few days ago and noticed a...

Diehard Prejudice Against Gays Just Won’t Go Away

Diehard Prejudice Against Gays Just Won’t Go Away

As far as I can determine there’s nothing gay about being homosexual. It seems to be a sad fate, made even more melancholy by an abiding hostility embedded in most cultures. How can anyone...

Just a Treat for the Eyes: Jamaican Beauty Queens

Just a Treat for the Eyes: Jamaican Beauty Queens

A couple of blogs ago, I ran photos of Miss USA and the runner-up in the controversial Miss Universe pageant that was held in Las Vegas recently. Controversial because media reports said the runner-up’s...

Marriage Belongs to the Church, Civil Unions to the State

Marriage Belongs to the Church, Civil Unions to the State

The fuss over same-sex marriage seems pointless to me, but you could probably change my mind if you tried hard enough. Judging from the words in the typical marriage ceremony, I would say marriage...