An Open Letter to My Gay Friend; or Gay Marriage Is Not About Marriage

Bamboo Nation
October 15, 2008
"Perhaps gay people are apathetic because we're not hammering home the point that this is an important civil rights issue and, for the hundredth time, not about marriage. Look, it honestly doesn't bother me that you don't care about marriage rights, but, as a gay man who knows what it's like to be teased, shunned, and discriminated against firsthand, it is your responsibility to care about civil rights." [Link]
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