It might work if you’re a Montague or a Capulet, but for LGBT folks, marriage by any other name does not smell as sweet. Here’s the bottom line on why this issue is so important and pushes so many buttons: Marriage = legitimacy. That is, if LGBT folks can marry, it means that their relationships [...]
I haven’t even watched this TED talk by Willie Smits yet, but I know it’s going to be exceptional. We still need to stop destroying rainforest, and I imagine the list of caveats is a mile long, but it’s good to know that these places aren’t gone forever.