A few days ago in Brazil, a tweet hashtag, #ditaduragay, was raised to the Twitter trending topics. “Ditatura gay” means “gay dictatorship” and is a common term in Brazil for “omg, I’m so oppressed because they won’t let me be horribly homophobic”.
“Civil marriage is a civil right and a matter of civil law. The NAACP’s support for marriage equality is deeply rooted in the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution and equal protection of all people…”—
NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous, as
…the NAACP passed a resolution Saturday endorsing same-sex marriage as a civil right and opposing any efforts “to codify discrimination or hatred into the law.”