Sunday, May 24, 2009
The New York Times reports that The State Department will offer equal benefits and protections to same-sex partners of American diplomats, according to an internal memorandum Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sent last week to an association of gay and lesbian Foreign Service officers.
Well it's about damn time.
As individual states fight for the right for citizens to be in monogamous committed relationships the State is finally doing something about it.
We can only hope the rest of the US follows suit and decides that the sanctity of marriage can only exist if people who want to get married are allowed to. Homophobia is a 21st century anachronism.
It seems as though the religious right in this country really need to get their priorities in line. Selfish Americans think that closing Gitmo, opposing Obamba's speech at Notre Dame, and making sure there are no tits or curse words on TV is way more important than things like uh Human Rights. Civil Liberties yes but basic human rights all over the world are being trampled.
Then again celebrity rehab and making sure chickens have enough living room space is obviously way more important.
Let people live their damn lives. They aren't hurting anyone and American culture and the moral fiber of the country won't be harmed anymore than it already is. Culture collapsed a while ago and the moral fabric well.... turn on your tv. Better yet turn it off.
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