Spanish Senate rejects the legalization of gay marriage 131-119. Spanish MPs, however, are expected to push it through next week as opinion polls show support.
Seattle Weekly profiles “closet raider” Mike Rogers of BlogActive on the business of outing gay Republicans: “There are a lot of gay men on the right and the left who are doing things for our community, who are living their lives, and I’m not going to report on them. And, yeah, they’re engaged in a battle. They’re directors of county commissions, or they’re closeted members of state and civil commissions. And when the stuff about marriage comes up, they sit in the back room and they manage things and they do what they do. It’s not going to benefit me to drag these people out and destroy their names. They’re on their journey, man. They’re on a journey that you took and I took as gay men. It is a thin line. But it’s not like I just go slapping names up. I build a case and cause for every person I expose.”
Though same-sex marriage is legal in Massachusetts, the Today show is banning gay couples from their wedding/honeymoon contest.