Another step into fake bloodlines and meaningless titles

May 15, 2014

According to The New York Times:

The College of Arms, guardian of noble titles and insignia here since the 15th century, has issued a ruling that married same-sex couples may combine their heraldic symbols on a single shield as generations of heterosexual aristocracy have done before them.

The gay rights group Stonewall welcomed the change. “Most people would agree that this is a quirky, antiquated tradition…” said Richard Lane, media manager at Stonewall.

…securing titles for partners of “gay members of the House of Lords is not exactly a priority,” said Mr. Lane of Stonewall. But, in time, he said, these anachronisms “should go.”

To read the entire article in The New York Times, please click here.

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