Barack Obama is now the last living Democrat whom anyone ever believed was progressive who’s not on board for same sex marriage.Except, of course, that he used to be.Back when he lived here in Chicago and went to dinner with his gay pals and celebrated their anniversaries and such.Back around 1996,
While civil unions are good news for some in the community, others are skeptical. Yasmin Nair is a co-founder of Against Equality, an online publishing and arts collective that critiques mainstream gay and lesbian politics.
Last week, Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department would no longer defend cases involving the Defense of Marriage Act. DOMA is the federal law instated during the Clinton presidency saying marriage is confined to the union of a man and a woman.