Take a good, long, hard, earnest, serious hearing of what Al Gore has to say about gay marriage. He is definitely for gay marriage, and makes no equivocation about it, nor dances around the issue of civil unions. This clip has been on sites from towleroad.com, to andrewsullivan.com. Gore is right: gay marriage is an option that should be made available to those of us who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered. What I love about this clip is he says it so matter of factly, naturally, without hesitation or looking like he is reading it from a script.
Thank you, Al Gore!
Now, if only Hillary, John, Barack, John, Mitt, Mike, Rudy, and Ron please say something equally supportive (and not their spouses, John), what a wonderful country this would be!
Think of it: a country in which all people are treated with respect, and not mere tolerance, or worse yet, hate. Why aren't we there yet, people?
A boy can dream, can't he? And along with dreaming comes action...
Off to read from the book ON BEING A GAY PARENT at North Carolina State University! And thanks, again, to all of you who came to the reading at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill yesterday!
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