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Brendon Ayanbadejo and Chris Kluwe continue their LGBT advocacy with a Supreme Court brief in support of same-sex marriage
NFL players Brendon Ayanbadejo and Chris Kluwe have taken their LGBT activism to another level, filing a Supreme Court amicus brief supporting same-sex marriage and asking the court to overturn Proposition 8. While there are no lustful cockmonsters to be found, part of the brief seems clearly written (or inspired) by Kluwe:
In short, just as application of the labels "gay" and "queer" in derogation indicate that one class of people is inferior, deprival of the label and status "married" equally indicates that the class is inferior. Even a fifth grader knows that words have very serious meaning, and even a fifth grader can see that the proponents of Proposition 8 provide no reasoned, evidence-based rationale for taking away that label and that all-important status. In America, there truly is no freedom until we’re equal.
It's awesome to see these two allies take their advocacy to another level. You can read the full brief here.