Thursday, August 04, 2011

Quote of the Day

Anything other than marriage is, in essence, a stigmatization of same-sex couples. Stigma does have negative impacts on people. That's the analysis that we've come to and why we've decided to support full marriage equality – because domestic partnership or civil union will still convey the message that same-sex couples are not as good.

– Dr. Clinton Anderson, APA Associate Executive Director
Quoted in Alden Mahler Levine's article,
"American Psychological Association
Calls for Legalization of Gay Marriage
August 4, 2011

See also the previous Wild Reed post:
It's Official: APA Opposes "Reparative Therapy"

No comments: