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Writer Rich Benjamin caused a kerfuffle in the blogosphere recently when he published the New York Times Op-Ed piece "Not Going To The Chapel."

He writes that he will not attend the wedding of a close friend, because as a gay man, it is "utterly absurd to celebrate an institution that I am banned from in most of the country."

Benjamin says that he's not a gay activist but this was a personal stand he had to make. He has been both hailed as courageous and attacked for alienating those who would support gay marriage.


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This segment aired on July 11, 2011.

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