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Gay Marriage is Good for the Economy

‘Three words that will save the economy: Gay. Bridal. Registry.’ You may have seen this catchphrase floating around social media in the past few weeks, months or even years. It was made famous by a hand-made placard at a 2009 protest against Proposition 8, the constitutional amendment which eliminated the rights of same-sex couples to marry in California. Despite problematically reinforcing the camp and consumerist gay male stereotype, there is inherent truth to the slogan. The wedding

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