“Civil unions for straights: the next frontier for equal rights?”

The Edge: “In a twist, some straights–who are excluded from civil partnerships–want equal time on the not-quite-marriage front. British GLBT equality activist and politician Peter Tatchell means to see that they get it. ‘The ban on heterosexual civil partnerships is just as offensive as the ban on gay civil marriages,’ Tatchell said in a news release circulated by Equal Love, a group dedicated to parity before the law for all couples, whether straight or gay.”