In the way only formerly suppressed things can be, it insists on largeness. Nathan told local media that Assata was extremely well behaved throughout the class and even fell asleep against his chest at one point. Act II. The Obergefell ruling grants gay and lesbian couples access to the full and extensive panoply of legal rights and responsibilities and economic and social benefits that accompany marital status. Were there not nellies at Stonewall?
The majority opinion in Obergefell states:
Students with the skills to evaluate these arguments rationally should be able to extend those skills to many other common arguments on the topic. That would explain why the canonical gay plays have always spoken to nongay audiences, and why today, when other forms of marginalization are so pressing, they speak more urgently, not less. Kramer was nothing if not embedded; this was his own story, lightly fictionalized in the character of Ned Weeks and happening in real time. Hodges has a great deal to say about the demeaning of gays and lesbians, it also swims too much in the muddy waters of our confused thinking about why marriage matters.
But for the new legal regime to be stable and enduring, we are now faced with the difficult challenge of determining how to treat persons of faith who reject same-sex marriage and homosexual sex as immoral and sinful.