Gay activists call for boycott Wednesday

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Same-sex marriage advocates in California are encouraging people to “call in gay” on Wednesday to protest the passage of Proposition 8, the state’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, the AP is reporting.

It’s being called “A Day Without a Gay,” much like last year’s “A Day Without a Mexican,” when immigrant-rights supporters were encouraged not to spend money or go to work.

To counter the boycott, supporters of Proposition 8 plan to go to work as usual and buy twice the amount of stuff they usually get — without coupons, if necessary.

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Carleton Bryant is the assistant managing editor for strategic planning and development/special projects for The Washington Times. He previously served as The Times' Metropolitan desk editor, Features desk editor and an assistant National desk editor, as well as a National and Metropolitan reporter. He currently writes a humor blog and weekly humor column — both titled "Out of Context" — ...

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