Thursday, May 28, 2009

Rob Thomas

Got this from Towleroad.

An excellent piece by Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas at the Huffington Post on marriage equality:

"I've heard it said before, many times, that if two men or two women are allowed to join into a civil union together, why can't they be happy with that and why is it so important that they call it marriage? In essence, what's in a name?...A civil union has to do with death. It's essentially a document that gives you lower taxes and the right to let your faux spouse collect your insurance when you pass away. A marriage is about life. It's about a commitment. And this argument is about allowing people to have the right to make that commitment, even if it doesn't make sense to you. Anything else falls under the category of 'separate but equal' and we know how that works out."

And I wonder why I love Matchbox Twenty so much.

Bent, If You're Gone, Unwell and Push is sooooo GOOD! Oh, Little Wonders too.

Now he's back with a new single. Her Diamonds.

Can't wait for the new stuff.

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