Marriage Equality Has Now Become So Mainstream It is No Longer News
This Forum has often said that while the battles for decency and equality with respect to allowing gay and lesbian couples to wed will continue for years, the war has been decided and the outcome is no longer in doubt. Once again
America, after a long and tortuous
route will do the right thing.
So it is not just that
a law that allows couple to marry regardless of their gender, Illinois
Illinois legislature passes gay marriage bill, paving the way for legalization
It is the fact that this is not headline news, or even first page news that is taking place here. Granting equality to all couples is now sufficiently common that no one needs to read about it and it is not headline news. In this case not being in the news is a good thing.