Why I care about gay marriage

It could be my nephew who married his partner in the Netherlands, or my best friend who married her partner in California, my sister who is married to her partner, despite living in Arizona, or many of my other friends who are in committed relationships and want the same right to visit their spouse in the hospital, handle their estate, or anything else that I take for granted in my marriage.  And people I love are being discriminated against.

I am proud of my president for saying he supports gay marriage, and it is indeed an important and historic step.  I can’t help but compare the issue to interracial marriage.  It wasn’t that long ago that my own marriage would have been illegal in many states.  I love the saying “Love sees no color” and love doesn’t care about gender, or any other physical characteristics that divide people. Why can’t we focus on the love?

Published by


Soccer Mom, Professor, Athlete, Entrepreneur, Activist

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s