Category Archives: Gay Rights

Feminist Heresy?

Recently, noted feminist author, activist, and speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was interviewed on BBC’s Channel 4 about equality and feminism.  During the interview she was asked by anchorwoman Cathy Newman to clarify where transsexuals fit on the feminist spectrum.

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That’s a Man, Baby!

I’m a “live and let live” type of guy.  I don’t care who you sleep with, what you wear, or what affectations you’ve decided to adopt.  I am unconcerned with other people’s sexual proclivities.  As long as you aren’t attempting to bed children, I couldn’t care less about your sex life.  That doesn’t mean that I approve of every behavior a person could adopt — I just don’t care.

If a guy wants to dress up like a woman, I am not interested in preventing him from doing so.  If a woman wants to wear a suit and call herself Charlie, it doesn’t matter to me.  I might think that they’re odd — but once again, it’s none of my business.  I don’t care.

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Redefinition of Marriage

I’ve been telling people for years now that the subject of gay marriage was decided the moment Massachusetts decided to legalize it. Any rational reading of the Full Faith and Credit clause of the Constitution tells us that once any single state issued marriage licenses to gay couples, the rest of the states would be required to recognize these contracts as valid. With same-sex marriage legal in 37 states, it was a legal inevitability that the Supreme Court would rule that gay marriages from one state had to be recognized by all the states.

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