Sexual orientation is, I think, a complex thing and not reducible to the facile and outdated categories of nature or nurture. Likewise, rights can be complex. But the case here is simple, whether that way by chance or choice, gays and lesbians deserve the right to marry. Granting that right in the UK is a good choice, let's make it now.
Here's a quick holiday photo postcard from two New York powerhouses - Lady Gaga and Barney's. Gaga's Workshop is Mother Monster's charity pop up within Barney's men's store on Madison Avenue for the festive season. On a street made famous by its Mad Men advertising past, this successful coupling of two iconic brands is an innovative, not to mention thoroughly enjoyable, form of chugging with 25% of all sales going to Gaga's Born This Way Foundation.