Thursday, June 08, 2006


My new New West article is up.
“Any country that would deny a gay man the right to bridal registry is a fascist state.” - Margaret Cho

This weekend LDS church leaders urged members to lobby their senators in support of President Bush’s proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. As if Orrin Hatch was going to vote any other way, but okay. With gas prices and the Iraq war looming large in the minds of most Americans, is it any wonder that the Bush administration is reverting to its old standby brand of “Hey—look over there!” politics. This proposed ban was nothing more than a desperate and transparent move by a worried man, losing his Svengali grip on the American mind. So, why were LDS church leaders and Utah’s senators so eager to take the bait?....(Read more)

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