Quote of the Day

"A good marriage is one of the greatest gifts you can have in this world."—Actress Sigourney Weaver, in the most recent issue of People magazine, on her marriage to Jim Simpson, founder and artistic director of Manhattan's Flea Theater, whom she wed in 1984.

With requisite caveats about how not every person is the sort of person who wants to get married, nor should anyone ever feel obliged to fit that mold, I agree with her. A good marriage is a great gift indeed, for the people who want it.

Which is why I think it's incomprehensibly shitty that anyone would ever deny the opportunity to someone else.

I support marriage equality.

And I really, really, really hope the Democrats will, too.

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