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Anxious gatekeeping

Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Monday, April 20, 2015

Equality

Organized, significant opposition to marriage equality is almost exclusively religious. There are no visible secular arguments or motivations against it.

At the same time, even religions that proscribe homosexuality rarely have that as a central plank of their religion. The opposition to same-sex marriage is purely reactive.

The narrowing of notions of religious freedom to the freedom to discriminate is thus extremely tenuous.

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