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The Future Of Marriage Equality In 1 Stunning Chart

There is no doubt that public support for marriage equality has improved dramatically over the last few years. But to see just how much the politics of the issue has changed, look no further than those human weather vanes, our duly elected U.S. senators. Regardless of how the court cases get decided, the future for marriage equality looks bright, indeed.



*So, I'm glad to report that this chart is actually inaccurate. Since the creation of this chart, five more senators have announced their support, bringing the total to 54. All but three Democratic senators have publicly expressed their support. 

I thought this would be an excellent opportunity to point you toward their Twitter handles, where you can gently remind them that backbones are among the most important things that separate us from jellyfish: 

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Bill Gates, billionaire and founder of Microsoft, is pointing the finger at social media companies like Facebook and Twitter for spreading misinformation about the coronavirus.

In an interview with Fast Company, Gates said: "Can the social media companies be more helpful on these issues? What creativity do we have?" Sadly, the digital tools probably have been a net contributor to spreading what I consider to be crazy ideas."

According to Gates, crazy ideas aren't just limited to the internet. They are going beyond that. He doesn't see the logic behind not protecting yourself and others from coronavirus."Not wearing masks is hard to understand, because it is not that bothersome," he explained. "It is not expensive and yet some people feel it is a sign of freedom or something, despite risk of infecting people."


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