So far as I'm concerned, it's about having the choice. You can chose or not. But if you don't have access to the same choices as other citizens do then you are not being treated equally. That's the point of all this. Surely.
I have been married too. I may or may not wish to go there again. It's fine to be cynical but that's not the point. It is about having the choice, as all heterosexual citizens do and non-heteros don't, in Australia.
It is a political act, potentially.
On 11/05/2012, at 8:13 PM, Lawrence Upton wrote:
> but you don't want to stop people marrying, do you?
> On Fri, May 11, 2012 12:41, Chris Jones wrote:
>> On 11/05/12 17:25, Andrew Burke wrote:
>>> I cannot understand why people want to expand the incidence of
>> I suspect this is the real reason our PM does not support gay marriage???
>> for my own self, I am opposed to marriage... gay or straight...
>> but then perhaps I am an old fashion gay liberation type... gays against
>> the nuclear family
> Lawrence Upton
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