The blogger over at Steamboats Are Ruining Everything has an interesting post up where he compares the order in which individual states abolished slavery and those states that have allowed gay civil marriages. Is it just a coincidence?
|Advent of gay marriage or civil unions
|Abolition of slavery
Two hundred years from now people will look back on our homophobic attitudes in much the same way that we now think about the spectrum of beliefs that once shaped the racial assumptions of most Americans.