Gay marriage as an attack on small businesses? Because said small businesses would have to pay healthcare? Not even close, Michael Steel, chairperson of the Republican National Committee. That is a lie. What gay marriage can do for the country is add a whopping $16.8 billion toward the "gross national wedding product." Engagement rings alone, according to a Forbes study, would run at $1.8 billion a year. And that money would positively affect, you guessed it, small businesses.

Gay marriage is a "really simple to understand goldmine."

You know, same-sex marriage just doesn't sound evil to us. Not in the slightest bit. Probably because it isn't.

As always, for comprehensive coverage about civil marriage equality in California, please visit And to find out which neighbor of yours you should ask over for tea, sympathy, and the to let them know that you're a human being just like them, GLBT folks, check out and see which one of them gave money to Prop 8 at eightmaps.