Civil Disappointment

I'm disappointed about the ruling on different-sex civil partnerships. But at least there's hope for the future. The judges agreed that things need to be equalised, but they're giving the government more time to sort it out. You've got to wonder, though, why is the government bothering to fight it? It's just a waste of…

Yes you can!

Congratulations, America! "Great news":http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/nov/05/uselections2008-barackobama4. Obama's speech was fantastic, and McCain's was very dignified. Unfortunately, there is one piece of bad news: Stephen Fry "tweets":http://twitter.com/stephenfry/status/991361168 that California's Proposition 8 has passed. It outlaws same-sex marriage, and is a "nasty, bigoted piece of work":http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2008/11/a_revolting_proposition.html. I can't find any official news on it at the moment, though, so…