Being gay is like being an alcoholic, says Texas gov Rick Perry. In San Francisco.


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  1. darrenpmeyer

    Ok, for the sake of argument, let's say Gov. Perry is correct that the predisposition to alcoholism is exactly the same as being born gay.

    1. There are no laws against alcoholism
    2. Alcoholics are allowed to marry each other
    3. We don't bar people from establishments based on the fact that they have alcoholism; in fact, it's probably illegal to do so

    So if the Governor is correct—and, for the record, he's not; but even if he were—then he should either be pushing for equal rights or campaigning for legislation to stop alcoholics from getting married.

  2. Brainspore

    If only there was a way that society could encourage gay men to enter into committed monogamous relationships!

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