Indeed, Justice Samuel Alito’s dissenting opinion makes clear the actual constitutional status of marriage laws.
Alito frames the debate as a contest between two visions of marriage—what he calls the “conjugal” and “consent-based” views.
Their channels are about makeup, parenting, television, coming out, mental health, politics, fashion, music, you name it.
That’s not really true either, but an awful lot of You Tubers are lesbian, bisexual, and otherwise queer-identified human beings.
Nor does the Supreme Court’s ruling last summer in the Defense of Marriage Act case.
While the Court ordered the federal government to recognize all state-recognized marriages (including same-sex relationships), the Court declared that “the definition and regulation of marriage has been treated as being within the authority and realm of the separate States.” The states remain free—and should continue—to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Indeed, whatever any individual American thinks about marriage, the courts shouldn’t redefine it.
And week after week, year after year, they create content centering their queer experiences for millions of viewers.
In fact, if you add the subscribers of the top ten names on this list, queer You Tube is more watched than .
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She describes herself on Twitter as a “literal witch and very famous internet celebrity,” which, you know, #goals.
The government isn’t in the business of affirming our loves.