Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Marriage Equality: Why Are People Fighting This!?

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So here we are on M-Day of the ole A to Z thang (click on the big M over there for more info on that), and that means something Mmmm-y. I could have gone the way of Marvel Comics and talked about Magneto and M-Day in the MU, but I said no to that. Today, I decided to go a bit more serious. Yeah, that's right. I'm a-gonna take a serious route this post. Well, sorta.

Now usually, I don't go on many socio-political rants 'round these parts. Sure, I'll throw some political hotbed issue up on my Facebook page now and again, but that's just for fun, to see who all gets into a fight on my newsfeed. Yup. That's my idea of fun. Call me the puppet master. Anyhoo, I don't really do that all that often here at the good ole blog. Sure, I snip or snap here or there, but nothing overtly political. But that changes today. Granted, the M-thing I am talking about today should not really be a political issue, but many have made it so. In fact, that's kinda my point. Exactly why is the issue of two people getting married made into some political bullet point? It's stupid that we even question this. If two consenting adults want to get married, they damn well should be able to.

There are still many people out there who don't like homosexuality. They are afraid of it, so they rail against it. They bitch and moan, and try to get laws enacted to stop it from happening. They come up with all these ridiculous correlations between homosexuality and pedophilia (most pedophiles are straight actually), or being gay and being sick, or wanting to marry their same sex partner with things like bestiality. As everyone has heard, Indiana recently enacted a law that would allow businesses to discriminate against the entire LGBT Community. Simply put, THESE PEOPLE ARE WRONG!! Believe in whatever you want (even if it is hateful), but when you start trying to stop things from happening, you are discriminating, you stupid, godawful hateful bigots!! There is no more room for these bigots in our world. Yeah, I'm kinda passionate about this issue.

With each generation, the cases of homophobia seem to get smaller and smaller. Eventually, the LGBT Commuinty will be allowed to get married all across the country. Likely as early as this Summer, as SCOTUS is deciding Marriage Equality's fate very soon, and it looks as if they have the votes to make it national law. Once upon a time, mixed race couples were not allowed to get married, and even though there is still a wide swath of racism in the US (and worldwide, really), these so-called mixed marriages are now accepted as so-called normal. One day (hopefully soon) the bigots of the right will once again be proven wrong. Two people who are in love and want to get married is not an abomination people. Anyone who thinks so, is a bigot...end of story! Your bigoted days are numbered. If you don't like it, I don't want you around here anyway. It's time to move forward, America. I'll leap off my soapbox...for now. That's it gang. See ya 'round the web.


10 comments:

  1. I have no problem with homosexuality. Never did and never will. As for gay marriage, I still believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman. Having said that, I've learned to accept and tolerate the inevitable (believe me, it took quite a few years for sound and sane people who respected me enough to listen/tolerate my viewpoint).

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    1. I respect your thoughts, but here's the thing. You say you have no problem with homosexuality, yet in the same so-called breath you also say that marriage should be between a man and a woman. Now, if you say you have no problem with homosexuals but at the same time agree with them being discriminated against, unable to be allowed to do what straight people can, then yes, whether you are willing to admit it or not, you have something against homosexuality. Maybe it's deeper down, but yes, you must have something against them if you say they do not deserve equal rights with you or I.

      But at the same time, you are certainly not one of those close-minded bigots of whom I screech about in my post. You are willing to change (as I assume you have, at least judging from you comments) but many are not so willing.

      Anyhoo, thanx for stopping by. Hope to hear from ya again here on the ole blog.

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  2. I agree with this 100%. I left you a long rant of a comment but Blogger ate it. Grrr.

    Progress happens whether you want it to or not. Yesterday was Jackie Robinson day in baseball...and to think that there was a time in our not-too-distant past when blacks couldn't even share a field or a diner with whites....and women couldn't vote...and mixed-race marriages were not allowed in certain states...

    Someday we'll all look back at this same-sex marriage issue and wonder "wtf took them so long?"

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    1. "Someday we'll all look back at this same-sex marriage issue and wonder "wtf took them so long?"" - I hope so, bruthah!

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  3. Some of my dearest friends are gay and just this past weekend someone very dear to my heart came out to me and I applaud all of them since it is not an easy road. They must live according to how they are-It is freedom for all people right? The small-mindedness must go the way of the doh-doh (spelling??) bird because people in all shapes and forms and attitudes and beliefs and sexual styles all belong on this planet as long as they are not harming another and they are not!!!In fact we have hurt them with our narrow minded way of thinking. I am happy they can finally marry and enjoy the life they could not just a few decades ago.

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    1. Hopefully, come June (I think it's supposed to be June) the Supreme Court will rule it into national law. Then states like Indiana can no longer discriminate.

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  4. I never understood why so many people think it's so vile and unnatural to love someone of one's same sex. They're just normal people who happen to feel attraction towards members of the same sex. It really angers me when people deride homosexuality and transsexuality as mental illness, or try to claim public schools are indoctrinating kids into that "ideology" and "perversion." They wouldn't say that if they were gay or transgender themselves, and knew this is just how some people are born.

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    1. Just yesterday, a garage owner in Michigan said he was going to begin refusing service to gay patrons. Just ridiculous.

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  5. Thankfully, I grew up in a very liberal-minded family, and was brought up to be an open-minded individual. So when I hear all this bullshit nonsense against marriage equality, I just do not understand all the hatred. It sickens me, actually.

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    1. I'm sure you would have never admitted such a good upbringing back in your teenage days, but yes, yours is the way everyone should be brought up. Sadly, Middle Amerika is filled with Faux News watching red staters and all-around haters.

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