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bullet "[Same-sex marriage] was mainstream to some degree, but now that they've deigned it worthy of the show, it is interwoven into the fabric of popular culture. The Simpsons bestows upon something a pop-culture status it never had before, simply by virtue of being ripe for a joke." Ray Richmond 1

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bullet A conservative Christian view. Other developments:
bullet Media milestones: 1972 to 1999
bullet Media milestones: 2000 to now

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  1. Ray Richmond, New York Times, 2005-FEB-20. He was commenting on that evening's episode of The Simpsons in which Marge Simpson's sister almost married another woman.

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Latest update: 2008-AUG-30
Author: B.A. Robinson

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