Saturday 25 November 2017

Married to equality

• When our marriage laws reflect equality, we will get 'gay marriage'. The law will call it 'marriage' but society won't. If we call it 'gay marriage' in our lead-up to equality, what makes us think that it'll stop being 'gay marriage' after the laws reflect equality?

The right to marry is a basic human right.

Using the phrases 'gay rights' and 'gay marriage' do nothing but further the misconception that we're looking for something different, something special, some form of preferential treatment.

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