Monday, December 28, 2009

The Long Middle

Great commentary on the significance of 2009 in our nation's debate about gay marriage. Two of the highlights:
  • "Although public-opinion fundamentals didn't change in 2009; the politics of gay marriage did. Here are the ways the year marked a shift to what a storyteller might call the 'long middle.' "
  • "After Prop. 8, however, many heterosexuals embraced gay marriage, taking ownership of an issue that they have come to view as the next great civil rights battle. For same-sex marriage advocates, the emergence of a dedicated core of straight supporters is a sea change."

Read there whole article, here:,0,4488760.story

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