Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly

No celebration for this lesbian, Lauren Taylor, tells us in yesterday’s Washington Post. She makes some good points in her response to President Obama’s jump off the fence earlier this week – but she still misses the truth at the heart of this debate. Like her we all “love the idea of commitment, of getting community and family support for a relationship, and of the accountability to that community and family.” The institution of marriage as we have known it for millennia is about far more than that.