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Transcript of Gay marriage
Haley, kendal, Maclaren
1. Has Gay Marriage Become More Accepted in Media Over Time?
And my opinion about Gay Marriage
Defense of Marriage Act
Businesses and Corporations that support marriage equality
I. What Being Gay Looked Like in the 90's.
A. Ellen DeGeneres
i. big audience and parties
ii. Chrystler, JCP, concert (Jesus),
iii. no confidence
A. Massachusetts Supreme Court
i. Different families
iii. Interstate Conflict
IV. Improvement on TV
A. 30 gay characters in 1999 article "TV's Coming-out Party", 2% of all characters, 1998 Will and Grace
B. Scandal, Modern Family, Grey's Anatomy, Glee, PLL
C. Ellen 2009 CoverGirl
want to satisfy everyone
Monks were involved in homosexual activity
Followed the actions of their strong leader monks
Bronski, Michael. "Does Religion Condemn Homosexuality?" Web Log Post.
Diane Winston, 1 Oct. 2013.
In a place where homosexuality is acceptable,
Buddists then conform to thinking that
it is ok (Bronksi, 2013).
"Through the centuries, Chinese history, poetry, and
literature were replete with accounts of homosexual
relationships (Helminak, 2008, p. 140)."
church allows them to bless and support same sex unions (Bronksi, 2013)
brings up problems
Helminiak, Daniel A. "Homosexuality in World Religions: A Case Study in Psychology of Spirituality."
Journal of Individual Psychology. (2008) p. 60-137.
Ancient texts noted some instances of the practice and prescribed punishments for it (Helminiak, 2008, p. 140)
The Qu'ran rejects homosexuality as a sin and against God and nature (Bronksi, 2013).
"Chick-fil-A Chief 'Guilty as Charged' on Gay Marriage Stance."
YouTube, 18 July 2012. Web.
"Breaking News: Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA." « The DOMA Project. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Nov. 2014.
"The Gaily Grind - Your LGBT News and Entertainment Site." The Gaily Grind. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Nov. 2014.
"No person should be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law."
Did not save the federal Government money
Originally capped the budget at $500,000
Cost the Federal government $3 million
Net the Federal government $4.9 billion to $6.2 billion
United Church of Christ
Presbyterian Church (USA)
Reduce outlays by about $100 million to $200 million
If gay marriage was legalized...
$500 million to $1 billion less in federal expenses
(Over a ten year period)
and the rest of the community
Denied gay's and lesbian's their 5th Amendment rights
Federal Government refused to employ gay people
Defined them as having a "psychopathic personality"
No vote from the people for D.O.M.A.
Government enforced D.O.MA. upon the gay community
Separated them from the rest of the community
Became harder for them to relate with other couples
What is D.O.M.A?
Windosr Vs. Federal Government
Becky, Sanne, and Willow
"The plaintiffs are members of our community, our neighbors, our coworkers, our friends. As pointed out by the court, their professions include investment advisor, computer engineer, teacher, therapist, and lawyer. The plaintiffs volunteer in our schools, worship beside us in our religious houses, and have children who play with our children, to mention just a few ordinary daily contacts. We share a common humanity and participate together in the social contract that is the foundation of our Commonwealth. Simple principles of decency dictate that we extend to the plaintiffs, and to their new status, full acceptance, tolerance, and respect. We should do so because it is the right thing to do" (Greany 2009).
Media is showing more gay couples on TV
Not there yet
Portray acceptance by using stereotypes
Glee, Mean Girls, Modern Family
There should be a gay Bechdel test :)
Watch "What is Being Gay (According to Media)"
couldn't see time if I put it in Prezi
Hubert, Susan J. "What's Wrong with this Picture? The Politics of Ellen's Coming Out Party."
Journal of Popular Culture
33.2 (1999): 31-36. Web.
Greany, John M. "Breaking Down Barriers: The Goodridge Decision and Modern Civil Rights."
Albany Law Review
72.3 (2009): 609-15. Web.
"Same Sex Marriage in the United States." CNN. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., 21 Oct. 2014. Web. 3 Nov. 2014.
Hart, Kylo-Patrick. "Representing Gay Men on American Television."
Journal of Men's Studies
9.1 (2000): 59-79. Web.
religious groups are either for or against marriage equality
no one is going to be happy (difference of opinion)
never ending debate if its right or wrong
causes disagreements within the church
"no State, territory, or possession of the Unites States, or Indian Tribe, shall be required to give effect to any public act, record, or judicial proceeding of any other State, territory, possession, or tribe respecting a relationship between a person of the same sex that is treated as a marriage under the laws of such other State, territory, possession, tribe, or a right or claim arising from such relationship" (The Constitution...).
Enacted by President Bill Clinton in the year of 1996
"Fifth Amendment." LII / Legal Information Institute. Cornell Law, n.d. Web. 18 Oct. 2014. <http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/fifth_amendment>.
"The Constitution of the United States of America." (n.d.): n. pag. U.S. Government Printing Office. United Stated Government, 3 Jan. 1996. Web. 20 Oct. 2014.
Hickey, Walter. "John Boehner Committed Six Times As Much Government Money As He Originally Said He Would Defending DOMA." Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc, 27 Mar. 2013. Web. 29 Oct. 2014.
Aravosis, John. "DOMA May Have Cost Federal Budget over $6 Billion." AMERICAblog News Gay RSS. N.p., 18 Mar. 2013. Web. 20 Oct. 2014. <http://americablog.com/2013/03/budget-cost-doma-gay-marriage.html>.
would not change
do not come from D.O.M.A
Some Benefits are:
Earned Income Tax
Family and Medical Leave
marriage between men and women
Biblical accounts: Sodom and Gomorrah