Monthly Archives: April 2009

Why conservatives fear gay marriage

Salon now regularly features opinion pieces by the pseudonymous “Glenallen Walken,” described by the editors as “a real live conservative and former Bush official who chooses to remain anonymous.” The desire for anonymity may be understandable, since the column’s title is “Ask a Wingnut.” Walken’s most recent piece tackles marriage  Read more »

New York Governor Calls for Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

This morning, Governor David Paterson of New York called for that state’s legislature to enact legislation authorizing same-sex marriage. The NYTimes reports: Comparing the status of gay men and lesbians with that of blacks, Jews, women, disabled people and other groups who were historically excluded from full political and social  Read more »