Coming down to the last few days before the election, we have seen the hatred and ignorance from the right with respect to marriage equality and equal rights in general…and California’s Proposition 8, Florida’s Proposition 2 and Arizona’s Proposition 102 in particular. And we have heard from the supporters or equal rights, even though there may seem to have been few of them amongst our political leaders.
One group hasn’t been heard from so much: the children.
I’m not talking about GLBT kids, though some of them may be. The right wing…and even some people supposedly on the left…like to talk about the purpose of marriage being the protection of the family…and by their definition that generally means having children.
Are we hearing the voices of those children? Do we even acknowledge that they are there. Maybe we should listen to their voices, or at least see their words.