Monday, May 17, 2004

Marriage Day

Despite all the hoo-ha and the gnashing of teeth by the Religious Reich, the day has finally arrived in Massachusetts for gay marriage. And while the court challenges will go on for years and there will be setbacks, a cog has shifted in the universe.

And it’s a masterful piece of cosmic timing that it comes on the day marking the fiftieth anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Andrew Sullivan notes the anniversary and the beginning of a new era.