It was a convoluted, uninspired, technocratic appeal with a
whiff of desperation. Would this ban change everything, or nothing? If it was already illegal for gays to marry, what's the big deal about making it more illegal?
Sitting at the Manna CafÃ on Madison's north side, I look
across the table at local author Geoff Gilpin and wonder. For 33 years, the tall, graying software consultant and technical writer has been meditating twice a day without missing a sitting.