For whatever reason, there has been a backlash against the gays in public.
First up, according to the Daily Telegraph, a loophole (ha?) was exposed in the Greece's law outlawing gay marriage. So, the enterprising mayor of Tilos, a tiny island in the Aegean, decided to marry some gay couples. Now, Justice Minister on the nearby island of Rhodes (not to be confused with R is charging Mayor Tasos Aliferis with something akin to dereliction of duty, which has a jail time up to 5 years. So why did Aliferis go forward with these weddings? Did he want to make drum up tourism business on his island? Is he just into the gay cause? Or is he a patsy in a vast gay conspiracy? Our guess is a combo of the first 2. Greece have been touchy about gay stuff lately. The island of Lesbos has had it with its naming being co-opted by homosexual women, sorry by gayelle still sounds lame. 300 Spartans may be called into service, so stay tuned.
There are some people in New York that are less than thrilled with Governor David Patterson's recognition of gay unions from other states. Per News Channel 13, a Christian group finds the governor's decision to be near-sighted. The Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) does not agree with David Paterson's vision on the subject. Per the ADF, some Republican state senators are signing their names to the suit and are looking for a new perspective. We'll keep a close watch on this case.