Log inskip to content

June 17th, 2011

I Support Gay Love

This past week has been a landmark one in the gay rights movements.  While some states came closer to allowing same sex marriage, prospective Obama-2012 voters lashed out at the President for his lack of support and failed campaign promises to the community.  The week was rounded up by a former football star commenting that allowing gay marriage to happen would create utter "anarchy".

In light of all this, I would like to re-post a portion of a post I wrote a couple of years ago, "Not Special, Just Equal", when I was dissenting with a fellow HuffPo commenter on whether or not gay rights mattered at all.

The end of the post goes to something I have been saying all along - this is not about sexual partners, but LOVE and who a person can and will love.  That seems to get forgotten by the anti-gay rights folks when they are spewing their often ignorant and bigoted hate.

I don't just support gay marriage or, even, all gay rights.  I support GAY LOVE (or, better, LGBT LOVE).

Here is the end of that post, reiterating this very stance:

What bothers me, too, is that in all the hubbub and din, all the people decrying "gay sex" as deviant and gay people as aberrant for engaging in it - just for larks, of course - is the idea of Love.  Being gay isn't just about - isn't really at all about - who you have sex with or want to have sex with.  It's about who you can and will Love.  Yes, homosexuals are sexually attracted to the same sex.  But do not forget, that attraction - just like with straight people - can and does lead to more than just meaningless sex.  It becomes relationships, it becomes lasting partnerships, and long-term affairs.  It becomes Love.

And that is what this battle is really about.  No one can choose who they fall in love with - not straight people, gay persons, bi individuals, or anything in between.  And, therefore, it is not a choice for the lesbian who falls in love with the woman who becomes her partner of 20 years or the gay man who falls head over heels for the person he knows is his soulmate, no more than it is a choice for the woman who marries her high school sweetheart or the man who rekindles a romance with the woman he never got over from college.  We don't choose who we love...love has it's own agenda.

The most beautiful thing about this is that Love always wins.  It will prevail; it always does.  And gay people will win their rights.  I guarantee it.

In the meantime, to all the naysayers, I say think long and hard about the reasons you are against homosexuals or gay rights/marriage.  Remember what this country stands for, and take some time to re-read the teachings of the man you base your religion on.  You have a "choice", now - and the choice is to choose acceptance, understanding, and compassion over denial, ignorance, and hatred.  You like to ask, "What would Jesus do?" and so I posit that to you now - what, indeed?

9,798 Responses to “I Support Gay Love”

  1. Mariana
    Mariana says:

    Here is my weblog ... essential oils diffuser australia
    (Mariana)

  2. Thalia
    Thalia says:

    I'm really enjoying the design and layout of your blog.
    It's a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more pleasant for
    me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a developer to create your theme?
    Great work!

  3. How to win rolla casino
    How to win rolla casino says:

    Hello There. I found your weblog the use of msn. That is an extremely neatly written article.

    I'll make sure to bookmark it and come back to read more
    of your useful info. Thanks for the post. I will certainly return.

  4. Ivey
    Ivey says:

    Hello there, You've done a great job. I will definitely
    digg it and personally suggest to my friends. I'm sure they will be benefited
    from this site.

  5. Travis
    Travis says:

    Quality articles or reviews is the main to attract the people to go to see the website, that's what this website is providing.

  6. ankara escort
    ankara escort says:

    Heya! I understand this is kind of off-topic however I had to ask.

    Does running a well-established website such as yours require
    a lot of work? I'm completely new to running a blog but I
    do write in my diary everyday. I'd like to start a blog so I can share
    my personal experience and thoughts online. Please let me know if you have any recommendations or tips
    for brand new aspiring blog owners. Appreciate it! http://ecstasy-escort.com

  7. lori williams
    lori williams says:

    Now let's model the data with a regression tree.

    Feel free to visit my web-site ... lori williams

  8. TestoNemax Male Enhancement
    TestoNemax Male Enhancement says:

    You you want to be fit & healthy; even want to satisfy your partner on bed,
    you may try once TestoNemax Male Enhancer formula.
    For more click here https://healthnsupplements.com/testonemax/

  9. 안전놀이터
    안전놀이터 says:

    Hmm is anyone else having problems with the pictures on this blog loading?
    I'm trying to figure out if its a problem on my end or if it's the blog.

    Any responses would be greatly appreciated.

  10. barato vardenafil
    barato vardenafil says:

    What's up, this weekend is nice in favor of me, as this
    point in time i am reading this impressive informative article here at
    my house.

  11. រឿងភាគថៃ
    រឿងភាគថៃ says:

    I don't even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was great.
    I don't know who you are but certainly you're going to a famous blogger if you aren't
    already 😉 Cheers!

  12. http://bitinecjuk.uniterre.com
    http://bitinecjuk.uniterre.com says:

    Brosser les dents dans un délai de 10 min.

    Look at my webpage ... http://bitinecjuk.uniterre.com

  13. twinbrothersmovers
    twinbrothersmovers says:

    I am genuinely grateful to the holder of this website
    who has shared this enormous piece of writing at here.

  14. Tạp chí Doanh nghiệp và Thương hiệu
    Tạp chí Doanh nghiệp và Thương hiệu says:

    Phó Tổng biên tập phụ trách Tạp chí
    Doanh nghiệp và Thương hiệu Nguyễn Nam Thắng tặng ảnh kỷ
    niệm cho Chủ tịch Hội Doanh nghiệp Nhỏ và
    Vừa ngành nghề nông thôn Việt Nam Nguyễn Ngọc Quang.

    GD&TĐ - Ngày 17/6 tại Hà Nội, Tạp
    chí Doanh nghiệp và Thương hiệu long trọng
    tổ chức chương trình giao lưu kết nối “Báo chí
    đồng hành cùng doanh nghiệp” Nhân dịp kỷ niệm
    93 năm ngày Báo chí cách mạng Việt Nam (21/6/1925 - 21/6/2018) và Kỷ niệm 01 năm ra mắt bộ mới nhằm khẳng định và phát huy
    hơn nữa vai trò của Tạp chí trong thời gian qua.

    Phát biểu tại buổi lễ ông Nguyễn Ngọc Quang
    – Chủ tịch Hội Doanh nghiệp Nhỏ và
    Vừa ngành nghề nông thôn Việt Nam cho biết:
    Sau 13 năm hoạt động Tạp chí Doanh nghiệp và Thương hiệu chưa phát huy hết vai
    trò của mình trong việc phản ánh những mặt trái của xã hội,
    cũng như đấu tranh chống tiêu cực và nâng cao vai trò của Đảng, phản ánh tâm tư nguyện vọng của nhân dân.

  15. UltraSK Cream
    UltraSK Cream says:

    Hiya, I am really glad I have found this information. Today bloggers publish only about gossips and net and this is actually annoying.
    A good website with interesting content, this is what I need.
    Thank you for keeping this web-site, I'll be visiting
    it. Do you do newsletters? Cant find it. http://forum.allgsmunlock.com/member.php?u=462751-FriedaNive

  16. https://slimketo.org/
    https://slimketo.org/ says:

    hi!,I really like your writing so much! share we communicate more about your article on AOL?
    I require a specialist in this house to resolve
    my problem. May be that is you! Looking ahead to look you. http://www.internprep.co.nz/groups/behavior-modification-for-successful-weight-loss/

  17. linklicious pro account
    linklicious pro account says:

    I was recommended this web site by my cousin. I'm not certain whether this publish is written through him as no one else know such special about my difficulty.
    You're wonderful! Thanks!

  18. hotshotgamers
    hotshotgamers says:

    Thanks very nice blog!

  19. formation au langage R
    formation au langage R says:

    Quality articles is the secret to invite the visitors
    to pay a visit the site, that's what this web site is providing.

  20. buy lovastatin
    buy lovastatin says:

    This article will help the internet people for setting up new weblog or even a weblog from start to
    end.

Leave a Reply

Gravatars are enabled. Don't have one? Go grab one!

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Spam Protection by WP-SpamFree



Calendar

December 2018
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31