Money Angles: Three-Dollar Bills

Three-Dollar Bills

How times change. First we freed the slaves (good move), then we gave women the vote (jury still out), and now we seem to be saying gays are O.K. too. A recent FORTUNE cover story was titled "Gay in Corporate America -- What It's Like, and How Business Attitudes Are Changing." The Episcopal Church has seriously considered sanctioning gay marriages. And as if that weren't enough, Harvard Business School (Harvard Business School!) now has a gay hot line.

Of course, whenever such sea changes are occurring, there's lots of controversy, sometimes even civil war. But with time, we adapt. Racial prejudice...