June 22

21st Century Living

Saturday’s Big Idea

Breakthrough Moments

No matter what ruling the Supreme Court may or may not hand down this week on two separate cases involving gay marriage, public opinion has changed dramatically around the issue, and is moving inexorably toward wider acceptance.

In today's lesson, Dan Savage examines this breakthrough moment in our culture that is happening in real time right before our eyes. 

  1. 1 The Gay Community's Secret Weapon
  2. 2 How Gays and the Religious Right ...
  3. 3 What if Homosexuality Were a Choice?
  4. 4 Why Republicans Should Support Ga...
   
  1. The Gay Community's Secret Weapon

    The Gay Community's Secret Weapon

    It's getting better. Just ask Dan Savage.

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  2. How Gays and the Religious Right Will Reconcile

    How Gays and the Religious Right Will Reconcile

    Religious people have to reconcile themselves to ignore what the Bible says about gay people—the same way they ignore what the Bible says about polyester, lobster, figs, and women.

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  3. What if Homosexuality Were a Choice?

    What if Homosexuality Were a Choice?

    Invariably, the people who think that it is a choice to be gay think that it is a bad choice. It isn't.

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  4. Why Republicans Should Support Gay Marriage

    Why Republicans Should Support Gay Marriage

    The GOP needs to “look in the mirror” and justify its conflicting ideologies, says Mehlman.

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