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Dead Wild Roses: Same Sex Marraige not the Apocalypse, Honest.

Dan Savage on why SSM is a decent, humane institution.

 

Filed under: Politics Tagged: Dan Savage, Human Rights, Religion, Same Sex Marriage, SSM

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Dead Wild Roses: Q&A – The Australian Broadcasting Corporation – Germaine Greer, Peter Hitchens, Dan Savage, Hanna Rosin

Oh Canada and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation – Listen and watch this – this – is what good public broadcasting is like. Germaine Greer rocks the Sidney Opera house laying the smack down on Hitchens repeatedly throughout the program. Q&A is a joy to watch, and a feature that needs to be replicated on the . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Q&A – The Australian Broadcasting Corporation – Germaine Greer, Peter Hitchens, Dan Savage, Hanna Rosin

Five of Five: Dan Savage and the Economist

A few days ago the Economist magazine ran a short opinion piece on the Dan Savage “bible bullshit” speech and the predictable reaction that followed from the religious right. A good number of atheist and humanist bloggers that I read were not entirely happy with the Economist’s comments. I think this is because they focused . . . → Read More: Five of Five: Dan Savage and the Economist

Five of Five: Dan Savage and Some High School Kids

Dan Savage is talking to some high school age kids at a conference about journalism. When the subject turns to homosexuality in the bible a bunch of them walk out. By walking out they are making a public statement that they don’t mind being on the wrong side of history and rationality.

They would make . . . → Read More: Five of Five: Dan Savage and Some High School Kids

first word, tree.: Pink Herrings: Ethical (Sp)Oil and Pride (in Pipelines)

“Make a hard Right-turn at the Town of Wedgepolitics and keep going Straight until you’ve reached the City of Bigotry and Political Strategy.” Directions for Harper’s recent wedge-issue of choice, driven to distract, that questions the validity of marriage licences granted to non-resident couples in Canada. This issue is too risky for such a clever . . . → Read More: first word, tree.: Pink Herrings: Ethical (Sp)Oil and Pride (in Pipelines)