Marriage Equality is Only a Matter of Time
November 4, 2009 1:16 PM   Subscribe

Supporters of gay-rights were dismayed last night by the defeat of a public referendum in Maine that sought to protect marriage equality. Existing strategies to overturn similar bans in other states, especially California, have now been called into question. Nevetheles, though the pace is excruciating for those forced to wait, a pair of charts posted today at The Baseline Scenario suggest that Marriage Equality really is only a matter of time.
posted by jefficator (7 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: please post these links in the open thread, thanks -- jessamyn

Maybe ought to be a part of the first thread.
posted by Ironmouth at 1:20 PM on November 4, 2009

James Brown was gay?
posted by Pollomacho at 1:21 PM on November 4, 2009 [1 favorite]

This two same-topic posts need to be married... Are there any Canadian MetaFilter admins that can hook them up?
posted by KokuRyu at 1:23 PM on November 4, 2009 [1 favorite]

This post is better.
posted by brain_drain at 1:25 PM on November 4, 2009

Back to the post, which is very interesting . . . On a cheerier note, there is this preliminary result in Washington state.
posted by bearwife at 1:25 PM on November 4, 2009

No, but James Brown's ghost is.
posted by Flunkie at 1:25 PM on November 4, 2009

I am against the marriage of these two same-topic posts, though I like to watch them get flagged. FLOGGED!
posted by not_on_display at 1:26 PM on November 4, 2009

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