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Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

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Meme from temve and telesilla
What, if you read my fic, is/are the characteristic(s) that stand(s) out the most?

Let's ignore the obvious answers like "whacky grammar" and "typos" for this one, okay? ;)

Let's also look back to last year, when I was, like, actually posting fic regularly. [duck]

I'm Sorry, These People Are Morons
Rachel Bird and Gideon Codding got married in Roseville, CA, but refused to sign the marriage license because the blanks on the form say "Party A" and "Party B" instead of "Bride" and "Groom." This is a huge deal to them, apparently -- they claim that their rights are being violated because this form, which they'll likely never see again once they sign and submit it, doesn't refer to them the way they would prefer.

"We just feel that our rights have been violated," [Ms. Bird] said.

Right. Because this form doesn't have exactly the terminology they want, that's a huge violation of their rights. Clearly everything should be put back the way it was a few months ago, because their supposed right to see "Bride" and "Groom" printed on a form has to override the rights of gay and lesbian citizens of California to get married at all.

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