He said that marriage is one the "happiest days" of a person's life. It does nothing but point out to gay people like myself that my society STILL does not wish me to have one of the "happiest days" of my life. We are surrounded by marriage every day. It is a great milestone in our lives.
Class, friends, family, work, news, television, music, strangers, men, women, children, black, white, Asian, etc. etc. etc.
Everyone talks about marriage everywhere. It IS important.