Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Whining little children...

• "It seems that the California Supreme Court justices decided to be indecisive," said Takei, who married Altman Sept. 14, 2008. "Our marriage is intact, but this issue is not settled. Inequality is still the rule of the land."

• "I'm sure you heard the prop 8 news," DeGeneres wrote on Twitter. "One day when everyone is treated with full equality, we'll look back and realize how wrong this was."

• "Those full of hate and fear will surely be disappointed that 18,000 same sex couples will be living in wedded bliss, kissing their spouses goodnight, checking off those little 'married' boxes on all those forms we fill out nowadays. That's really going to drive them crazy," Melissa Etheridge, who exchanged vows with her longtime partner in a 2003 ceremony, said in a statement. "I am hopeful as I see more and more states turn to the inevitable future of equality, California will get there. Change takes time."

• "I blame miss california," Margaret Cho wrote on Twitter.

• "That's just awful," Elton John said in an interview on "When you see places like Iowa saying yes, there's now five states in America (where same-sex marriage is legal). California is supposed to be a progressive state. It defies logic to me. I'm very disappointed."

• "This really makes me sad," Kim Kardashian wrote on her blog. "I thought we were more forward thinking than this, and I'm disappointed in the Supreme Court for being so closed minded. Everyone... gay, straight, bisexual, transgendered, EVERYONE should have equal rights to marry who they want to."

• "Gay and lesbian residents of this state are being denied the same rights, privileges and protections that heterosexual couples have when they marry civilly," Hilton blogged. "That is NOT right! That is not fair! That is wrong wrong wrong! This is about equality!"
This is the celebrity response to the Prop 8 nonsense over in California. Again, I'll confirm that I could care less about the gay marriage issue. It is of little importance, and I would not have had a problem with the result of the Court Decision one way or the other. Similarly, I had no problem with a majority of California voters deciding that they didn't want gay marriage in their part of the Republic.

So, my spoiled one-sided, arbitrary, celebrity friends...suck it up. The people have spoken...the Court has ruled...and if you call anyone a bigot for not supporting your side of the argument, you are nothing more than a whining little child.

Finally, lets stop with this hypocrisy about "equality" and being "treated like everyone else." The Gay/Lesbian movement uses that word so easily, and then holds a parade, or a banquet or something else that highlights how different they are. They celebrate that fact, so why be surprised or upset when others do the their way?