|He can do better. She's got a "brand?" Gahhhh.|
Often, when it regards marriage equality (same-sex or gay marriage), we are told that marriage is not a civil right. It is a holy, sanctified privilege. This is of course, far from the truth. The truth is that any two opposite-sex, unrelated, of-age people can get married. They need not be in love. They need not be able to procreate. They can be criminals, they can be insane. They don't even have to know each other. In fact, I could put an ad on Craig's list for a insta-bride, and I--a gay man--could marry whoever showed up, tomorrow. But I can't marry* my partner of almost 14 years? You know what? I'll bet this Kardashian chick gets married again before I can legally do so in Las Vegas. Sin City!
Also: The fact that this chick has a "brand," and a following is a sad note on today's young people.
Kardashian's divorce won't tarnish her brand
Seventy-two days after their lavish wedding ceremony, which cost an estimated $10 million and was subsequently televised to more than 4 million viewers, the couple announced their split. . .
Read more at: USA Today
* I'm actually now married to my husband for over three of those years, in Palm Springs. I'm part of one of those "still valid, but only in some states" marriages.