I Am Filled With Love and It Will Carry Me Far

(I wrote this on Thursday, May 26, 2016.) I had a crazy Wednesday. On my way to Madison, Wisconsin, I had a layover in Chicago. The weather delayed us landing. And weather delayed us being able to deboard the plane. And weather delayed my connecting flight. Then it canceled my connecting flight. So I got…

Pride Flag

Legal Discrimination in Indiana

#whereAmIAllowedToEat … Imagine if you could be kicked out of a restaurant because the owner had a religious objection to you. Not because you’re Jewish, or Muslim, or black, or a woman, but because you’re gay. The Indiana legislature passed a bill called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which (if signed by the governor, who…

Things Gays Shouldn’t Have

Inspired by bigotry, I writeth this note. Things Gays Shouldn’t Have 1. Marriage. Marriage is a long-standing institution, and allowing gays to marry goes against its many traditions. Traditions like treating women as property, marriage only within the same race or religion, no divorce, and so on. Straight marriage only! Once you allow gays to…

the “no gay marriage” amendment

John wickedthought Wick gets a little ranty at the end, but he makes some good points and his heart–and more importantly, his mind–are in the right place. To quote Ghandi speaking to a group of Hindus and Muslims during the British occupation of India, when the Brits passed a law invalidating non-Christian marriage: “No marriage,…