Thursday, November 21, 2013

Life partners

What will it look like when gay marriage is fully recognized? Perhaps something like this: The US President giving the Presidential Medal of Freedom to two great Americans - in this case astronaut Sally Ride and civil rights leader Bayard Rustin - who, having passed on, are represented by their surviving spouses. That these were same-sex spouses matters not a whit, only their enduring commitments to each other.

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