Definition of Marriage

May 13th, 2009

For several days now, I?ve been in a running argument with an individual who goes by the name of ?On Lawn? over in the comments sections of the blog ran by anti-gay equality group National Organization for Marriage. In several comments here, here, and here, this person seems to imply that procreation, or at least the potential for procreation, is a requirement of marriage. I?ve tried several times to get this person to explain this concept but they keep brushing off the question calling it absurd. When I tried to point out that there is no link between marriage and procreation they came back with this.

Well, there shows the damage they want to do to the institution. If marriage can?t look equally at the interests of all involved in the practice of human mating, then you tell me what can.

Prehistoric humans didn?t marry before they mated, they just found a bush did it. When you look at the whole of human history, marriage is a relatively new creation, only being a few thousand years old. Our very existence proves that marriage is not a requirement or an essential element of the human mating process.


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Yankees

Yankee Shame

Yet again the “Bleacher Creatures” strike at a Yankee game, singing a disturbing and insulting altered version of the Village People song “YMCA.” A group of “adult” men surrounded a couple teens and then made complete asses out of themselves proving that even adults can be bullies. Maybe if NOM wants to stop the hate speech, maybe they address assholes like the "Bleacher Creatures" and their insulting and homophobic song.

HT: Queerty

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