Thursday, June 16, 2011

Gay Marriage: Thank You, Mayor Bloomberg

Kudos to you, Mayor Bloomberg as an Independent, going against the grain of the majority of Republicans in putting so much effort in marriage equality and taking a stand for human rights. Some could argue that it would be easy for me to make that statement, because I’m a lesbian, however there are many straight people, Democrats and Republicans who are for same sex marriage to be legalized. I appreciate the fact that you’re traveling to Albany this morning, pushing for people who love one another to be able to marry, like any other human being. I understand that during your first half of mayoralty, you didn’t speak much regarding gay marriage. I’m sure there are many Republicans who feel the way you do, but are unable to speak up because they’re still running with a herd of sheep. It takes courage and guts to stand up for what you believe in, for what New York believes in, and to push for New York to be the sixth and largest state to legalize same sex marriage. So thank you.

Debra & Madelene Pasquella

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Just_because_today said...

For a long time I didn't understand what was the big deal about wanting to get married. If you love one another, live together and be happy til the end of time. Then I heard a straight advocate explain the whys.
Why should two people who live together not share the benefits of each other's medical benefits? of inheriting a house when one passes or a pension when they are investing the same as any married couple?
There is no difference in the relationship, other than the gender.

Dr. Deb said...

This is SO great! Love is love. And now benefits, and spousal rights can be shared.

the walking man said...

I read Cuomo is lobbying hard for those last two votes!

Atta Boy Governor!

Trooper Thorn said...

Canada has had legal same-sex marriage for several years now and our society has not collapsed. However, I had hoped the increased satisfaction of married same-sex couples might have prevented the Vancouver riots last week, but I guess gay people can't solve all our problems.

Xmichra said...

This is awesome!
I've nominated you for an award :) It's at my blog :)