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'Poster couple' for gay rights in California is divorcing
pMSNBC ^ | 2/8/12 | Irene Moore and Cary Berglund

Posted on 02/08/2012 7:37:21 AM PST by AT7Saluki

When gay couples first sought the right to legally wed in California, they argued that they were entitled to all of the benefits of marital bliss.

It was only a matter of time before that benefit extended to the right to split up.

Even as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found California's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional Tuesday, one of the state's first gay couples to tie the knot was calling it quits.

Robin Tyler filed for divorce from Diane Olson on Jan. 25. The pair were among 14 same-sex couples who originally challenged the ban in 2008.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: california; divorce; gay; homosexualagenda
A union borne of love.
1 posted on 02/08/2012 7:37:30 AM PST by AT7Saluki
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To: AT7Saluki

What? During the heat of the propaganda battle, we were told that homosexuals mate for life and are the best “parents” you can find for kids!


2 posted on 02/08/2012 7:42:59 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (So just where does the "buck stop" at the Department of "Justice"?)
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To: AT7Saluki
Hard to tell which one was the man.


3 posted on 02/08/2012 7:45:37 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: AT7Saluki

And the Goodridge couple in the original homosexual marriage case in America, which led to Massachusetts homosexual marriage, has also divorced.

In Massachusetts, the “granddaddy” of all the homosexual marriage states, only about 20% of homosexuals in relationships are married.

Overall, in recent years, only about 4% of marriages in Massachusetts have been same-sex couples. Most of the same-sex couples have been woman/woman.

So, it seems that homosexuals are fighting hard for this constitutional “right” to get married to someone of the same sex, and then once they win this right, they choose not to exercise this right.

Lesbian “news” woman Rachel Maddow, who lives in both Massachusetts and New York, both states which allow same sex marriage, has not married her live-in woman partner. Marriage is not where she wants to be, or so she says. She’s a cheerleader for homosexual marriage on her show, yet, she doesn’t want to exercise this freedom to marry, her right to marry.

Will marriage fundamentally change if same sex couples just don’t want to get married once given the right to do so? It’s something to think about.


4 posted on 02/08/2012 7:48:15 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: AT7Saluki

Homosexuality is just partner-assisted masturbation with all the great things that masturbation produces.


5 posted on 02/08/2012 7:48:45 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Menehune56; Impy; Perdogg; fieldmarshaldj

The one with the penis...wait, thst still doesn’t answer the question.


6 posted on 02/08/2012 7:50:12 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (Farewell sweet Rick, we barely knew ye...)
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To: Menehune56

You hate to get personal, but, why is it that so many “lesbians” go out of their way to have a mannish appearance?

They want us to think that they are simply women who love another woman, rather than a man. They are supposedly proud to be women, yet they want to look like men.


7 posted on 02/08/2012 7:50:26 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Menehune56

“Let me be Frank ....”


8 posted on 02/08/2012 7:50:26 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: AT7Saluki

Heaven’s Gates will not open to abomination. Homosexuals must give up their sinful ways and repent. Either that or spend eternity burning in hell along with those who support and defend any sort of gay unions, gay marriages, or gay rights. I pray for forgiveness of my sins as a heterosexual as well as those who sin as homosexuals.


9 posted on 02/08/2012 7:50:50 AM PST by Jukeman (God help us for we are deep in trouble.)
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To: AT7Saluki

incompatability


10 posted on 02/08/2012 7:53:46 AM PST by 2nd Amendment
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To: Dilbert San Diego
They are supposedly proud to be women, yet they want to look like men.

Could that be why men are not interested? :-)

I was at a bar last St. Patty's Day. The place got crashed by a group of 20-30 lesbians. For the most part, the only way I could tell they were women, was by their height. They were all around 5'2"-5'4".

Otherwise, I'd need to look hard, and I didn't really want to do that.

11 posted on 02/08/2012 7:57:42 AM PST by wbill
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To: AT7Saluki

Together 18 years. Knew each other 40 years. Fought to marry for 7 years. Got their wish in 2008 and could not stay married for 3 years? The more things that change, the more they stay the same. This is revolting. We will see more of these type of divorces as time goes on. After awhile, gays will have the same divorce percentage as straights. It is bound to happen. These dregs just wanted attention and when they got it couldn’t handle it. Kinda like a child.


12 posted on 02/08/2012 8:00:41 AM PST by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Perhaps it isn’t about same sex rights as is about the general destruction of traditional Judean-Christian values. To bring down a society, the values of society must be destroyed. The Soviet Union was brought down but Communism is stronger than ever and it is step by step bringing down every traditional institution in this nation. Christianity may be growing but the Christian traditions and organizations are being destroyed. May God shine his light upon this nation and save us from ourselves. Every FReeper should hit their knees immediately and pray for the soul of our Republic.
Dear Lord and Savoir hear our prayers for we are deep in trouble.


13 posted on 02/08/2012 8:00:41 AM PST by Jukeman (God help us for we are deep in trouble.)
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To: Menehune56

Man, Edgar Winter has really let himself go...


14 posted on 02/08/2012 8:05:02 AM PST by DemforBush (Six o'clock in *Berlin*. They were having lunch in Cleveland.)
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To: Menehune56

It ain’t like in the movies.


15 posted on 02/08/2012 8:06:27 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Custody of the “penis” will be decided by the divorce court. I suspect visitation rights will be generous and a set aside for the costs of batteries to be shared...


16 posted on 02/08/2012 8:06:35 AM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
"Lesbian “news” woman Rachel Maddow, who lives in both Massachusetts and New York, both states which allow same sex marriage, has not married her live-in woman partner. Marriage is not where she wants to be, or so she says."

Hopefully the gays will wake up and start suing each other for 'common-law' marriage and 1/2 of all assets accumulated during the 'marriage'. Then they'll have all the same 'rights' as the breeders.

Ms. Maddow wouldn't simply be protecting assets, would she? LOL!

17 posted on 02/08/2012 8:07:27 AM PST by GourmetDan (Eccl 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: AT7Saluki

Looks like they beat the average by 6 months.


18 posted on 02/08/2012 8:09:12 AM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: ejonesie22

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank you! I nneded a good laugh!!!


19 posted on 02/08/2012 8:09:33 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (Farewell sweet Rick, we barely knew ye...)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Similarly, with the hard-fought legislative battle to repeal of DADT, has there been a rush of homosexuals to join the military?


20 posted on 02/08/2012 8:09:54 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: AT7Saluki

well....I won’t hold this against them.

Part of the problem with this whole mess is that straights screwed up the institution of marriage first.

Once that happened the gays started their mantra...”marriage is sacred? really? so what’s with the divorce rate?”

And then it was downhill from there...


21 posted on 02/08/2012 8:13:14 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: Dilbert San Diego

You posted, in part: You hate to get personal, but, why is it that so many “lesbians” go out of their way to have a mannish appearance?
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That facet (among others) of homosexuality has always confused me. I am male and I can halfway understand women wanting to be with women. They are the more attractive sex— all the great artists agree. But lesbians do seem to appear more masculine (if the stereotype and headline photos are to be believed). It would seem that if you want someone masculine, men are the way to go, and they have the parts that have to be purchased when women do the job...

On the other side, male homosexuals say they desire men, but the men so often seem to act effeminate. It’s none of my business of course, but it just doesn’t seem logical.


22 posted on 02/08/2012 8:14:20 AM PST by NCLaw441
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To: EDINVA

I recall there were protests in liberal places such as Berkeley about the military having recruiting offices in their communities. They didn’t want the military recruiters because of don’t ask/don’t tell.

So now that DADT is gone, can the military open a recruiting office in The Castro? Will that be a busy office if they did so?

Interesting parallel about marriage and DADT. We are not seeing a flood of openly homosexual recruits into the military. They fought for that right to serve, then decide they don’t want to serve anyway. Go figure.


23 posted on 02/08/2012 8:18:09 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego

interesting post. Of course, as I watch my daughters age group begin their progression through their 20’s, are they getting married?
No. Some are. Most have begun the heartbreaking cycle of moving in, procreating, breaking up....repeat.

“Overall, in recent years, only about 4% of marriages in Massachusetts have been same-sex couples. Most of the same-sex couples have been woman/woman.”

One thing I wonder about is basic masculinity/femininity regardless of your “sexuality”
In other words...women are, by nature, drawn toward commitment and nesting. So it makes sense that lesbians would be more favorably disposed towards marriage than gay men.

When I observe gay couples of both sexes the pattern usually is....feminine/masculine.
Even as they reject natural sexuality, there appears to be an attempt to recreate that basic male/female dimension.


24 posted on 02/08/2012 8:19:59 AM PST by Scotswife
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To: AT7Saluki

So who pays alimony to whom?


25 posted on 02/08/2012 8:20:32 AM PST by TIElniff (Autonomy is the guise of every graceless heart.)
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To: dfwgator

...or the ad for Key West


26 posted on 02/08/2012 8:28:02 AM PST by Perdogg
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To: AT7Saluki
Gays have dis functional relationships to begin with so it is not surprising to see them not want to Marry or when they do divorce shortly afterward.
27 posted on 02/08/2012 8:32:50 AM PST by martinidon
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To: martinidon
Must have something to do with the hormonal change a certain point of the month..........
28 posted on 02/08/2012 8:44:39 AM PST by sniper63 (If Obama pats himself on the back anymore, his shoulder will dislocate.....)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

You hate to get personal, but, why is it that so many “lesbians” go out of their way to have a mannish appearance?

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1) Rejection by politicized lesbians of “social construct” femininity - i.e. make-up, leg-shaving, pretty clothing, enhancing lingerie.

2) Masculinzing hormonal imbalances - i.e. polycystic ovarian syndrome.

3) Virulent, cruel, loathing rejection by men of women with a mannish appearance - i.e. thick waist, broad face, big chin. It’s common on FR. If most men seem hateful and chances of a relationship with a man are low, a woman might turn to another woman who has been through the same.

And then, synergy. Peer pressure.


29 posted on 02/08/2012 8:44:39 AM PST by heartwood
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To: wbill

“..I’d need to look hard,...”

!!Double Entendre?!!


30 posted on 02/08/2012 9:05:50 AM PST by howlinhound (Live your life so that, when you get up in the morning, Satan says, "Oh Crap!..He's awake" - Unknown)
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To: Menehune56

Hard to tell which one was the man.
MEN don’t do gay only freaks do.


31 posted on 02/08/2012 9:18:53 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

>”Let me be Frank”<

Let me get the Frankfurter. (fixed it)


32 posted on 02/08/2012 9:28:37 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (Liberals, Useful Idiots Voting for Useless Idiots...)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
“Let me be Frank ....”

You were Frank last week!

G

33 posted on 02/08/2012 10:49:19 AM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: NCLaw441
It’s none of my business of course, but it just doesn’t seem logical.

Phew...for a minute there I thought I was reading a post from Mr. Spock! News flash, when emotions are involved, logic flies out the window. A wise man knows this and always has the last words when arguing with a woman, "yes dear...".

Regards,
GtG

34 posted on 02/08/2012 10:57:48 AM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Yeah I could never figure that one out either. Gay men who reject women want to LOOK/ACT like women and vice versa.

Everyone knows that legalized gay marriage is just a cash grab for attorneys. You could practically HEAR the champagne corks pop from attorneys offices far and wide across this once great state of NY.

FINE! Let them have all the benefits I say--divorce, custody fights, child support hearings, spousal support.

35 posted on 02/08/2012 12:56:00 PM PST by AbolishCSEU (Percentage of Income in CS is inversely proportionate to Mother's parenting of children)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Proves that they don’t really want equal rights,
they just want to upset the apple cart and take away something that someone else has. (10th commandment)

Reminds me of the joke about the genie and the Arab.
The Arab complained to the genie that his cousin Abdul had a beatiful flock of goats and he himself had none.
The genie said “do you want me to give you twice as large a flock of goats?”
The Arab said “No, you idiot! I want you to kill all of Abdul’s goats.”


36 posted on 02/08/2012 1:02:15 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

You’ll fry your brain trying to figure it out.


37 posted on 02/08/2012 1:56:57 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: wbill

Let me guess: they were loud and obnoxious,right? (And not just because it was a bar)?


38 posted on 02/08/2012 1:59:15 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Future Meteorologist.)
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To: Menehune56

A blonde-haired John Goodman?


39 posted on 02/08/2012 3:15:14 PM PST by fwdude
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To: Dilbert San Diego

It’s because “marriage” to homosexual activists is merely a political statement, not what most normal people think of as marriage - the intended lifelong bond which produces a family. They do this to flaunt their power, without any intent at monogamy, and then try to “divorce” in states that don’t recognize their “marriage” in order to sow political confusion and imposition. It’s happened at least twice here in Texas, and once in Oklahoma.

Even Rosie O’Donnell said as much. It’s purely a political statement; the most disparaging thing you can say about marriage.


40 posted on 02/08/2012 3:28:37 PM PST by fwdude
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To: GOPsterinMA; Perdogg; fieldmarshaldj; SunkenCiv

Oh jeez, one of them looks like Hal Linden (TV’s Barney Miller) in a wig and the blond has a face like a craggy mountain.

Mission impossible: Find a real life non-porn star lesbian ‘married’ couple where both are good looking.

I think I have a better chance at find gold coins buried in my front yard.


41 posted on 02/08/2012 5:28:43 PM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy; Perdogg; fieldmarshaldj; SunkenCiv

“Mission impossible: Find a real life non-porn star lesbian ‘married’ couple where both are good looking.”

You’re right, I can’t. Break out the metal detector...

Barney Miller...u bad!

I love the “Jersey Shore” gold chain on the brunette...white trash.


42 posted on 02/08/2012 6:58:53 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (Farewell sweet Rick, we barely knew ye...)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
Let me guess: they were loud and obnoxious,right?

Totally. This was a low-key neighborhood bar. So, any loud, rude bunch would stand out.

The girl who tended bar was mad because they kept stiffing her on the tips. I thought that was interesting; she's pretty cute and flirty. Figured that they'd tip her more because of that.

I know that I do, just don't tell Mrs WBill. ;-)

43 posted on 02/09/2012 7:14:17 AM PST by wbill
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To: Menehune56
Hard to tell which one was the man.

Ya got that right.

44 posted on 02/09/2012 9:26:53 AM PST by b4its2late (Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the former.)
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To: GOPsterinMA; Perdogg; grellis; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ...

Thanks GOPsterinMA.


45 posted on 02/09/2012 8:00:48 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: SunkenCiv

You’re welcome SunkenCiv.


46 posted on 02/09/2012 8:10:39 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (Farewell sweet Rick, we barely knew ye...)
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To: Impy; Perdogg; fieldmarshaldj; SunkenCiv

I figured it out: The blonde looks like Gregg Allman, sans beard!


47 posted on 02/09/2012 8:14:26 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (Farewell sweet Rick, we barely knew ye...)
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To: GOPsterinMA

I don’t want to look at the picture again, I’m afraid I might turn to stone.


48 posted on 02/09/2012 11:38:50 PM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy

That’s a distinct possibility.


49 posted on 02/10/2012 7:36:06 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (Farewell sweet Rick, we barely knew ye...)
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