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Sick of help our son announced he is gay whinge. I'm sick of being labelled homophobic when I find it all "normal phobic". But of course- I can't label anyone "normal phobic". They are allowed to claim its offensive. There are far bigger issues in the world than whether two people of the same gender wish to say they are married, hold hands or jump in bed together.
God luck to them. More women for me I hope. Peter It was young gay australian surfers PM himself who said that this is help our son announced he is gay matter for Parliament.
Can't really blame the lobbyists for targeting the people who are claiming the power to decide. If not now, when? PS, and then the "logic" that the act of lobbying for an issue is the "exact reason why this issue should never reach legislation" is the most profoundly inane reasoning I have seen on this page.
No matter what one's attitude is towards this topic, it would be appreciated if one could please provide sound reasoning and stop clogging up the comments free gay black men porn movies with such rubbish.
The legalisation of gay marriage is not the victory I am applauding. It is the way that they took a 3rd or 4th order issue which affected a very very small minority, and turned it into a major first order public issue. That took skill and determination. I always hated the term 'marriage equality'. I think it distorted the issue, but it worked. Frankly I do not care whether gay marriage is legal or not. The gay couples I know probably wont get married anyway. Just as many straight couples Help our son announced he is gay know will not get married.
I was always astounded by the pro- argument which boiled down to So why is it so important that they sign up to a religious institution for confirmation of their love for their partner. I am a proud atheist so any attack on religious institutions is fine by me. If its not made legal I still do not believe this is an issue worth burning any political capital over.
It is really such a non-issue. Its a Nero fiddling while Help our son announced he is gay is burning type scenario.
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gau Lets make it legal so we can get off the agenda and start to debate issues of real importance. You haven't been listening. They want it because of the legal issues - not the religious issues. Gays have long since learned to move beyond what religion thinks of them. Two gay people who have been together as a couple for, say, 10 years do not have the same legal rights as two hetero people married for ten years.
So if one of the gay couple dies there are a lot more legal battles their partner needs to fight compared to the partner left behind in a hetero marriage. It really is that simple. That's the help our son announced he is gay point.
Does being gay prevent you from making one? Pre nuptials have been in existence for how long? Sign up boys and girls then you don't need recourse to the nirvana available to the rest of us! You do know wills can and have been challenged, right?
Marriage makes ye a lot stronger. Regardless of whether you are married or not, help our son announced he is gay will is open to being challenged by any person who has a potential claim under each State's family provision legislation. Merely being married offers no greater protection from a help our son announced he is gay being challenged than does naming your defacto partner as your sole beneficiary.
A marriage certificate is not a silver bullet for inheritance claims. Exactly interesting gay naked men there are lot of very 'expert' opinioned people here. I read a great article, whether I agree or disagree is neither here nor there, then I announfed the ignorance gay bareback eating bloggs the Australian population clearly displayed in the comments section.
I wish I could laugh but its actually very sad. Give them full legal rights, just use another term other than "marriage". Marriage has evolved over s yrs. Marriage is a union open to children coming from two different genders. This can't naturally occur in a same sex union so it is not entitled to the name "marriage".
Why should the definition of marriage change for a minority when the majority have been "married" under current definitions. Just call same-sex unions something different. Makes me wonder what else is going on behind the scenes that they are focusing on this issue. Usually when they do that there is something they are trying to distract us from that they are trying to pass unnoticed.
The love, the joining, the help our son announced he is gay are entitlements that should be shared by law. Since the word 'marriage' has defined the relationship between a man and a woman for centuries, let another word be used to describe a new state of being. And marriage has stood the test of yrs of legal wrangling and fighting.
So do we repeat the same for a gay partnership? Common Sense Sorry I obviously am lacking in some common sense.
I was under the impression that every legal right available to a hetrosexual married couple was available to a defacto homosexual couple eg. What legal rights are gays not getting that straights are getting, apart from the ability charlotte county florida gay use the term 'married'? If it is only all about that term, then what the hell are the gays whinging annonuced.
Start a new term for gay marriage.
Lets face it they commandeered the term gay from the straight's lexicon. I really want to know. This whole notion of "ownership of words" is kind of silly.
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Commandeered the term gay? Is it the same one attached to "de facto"? Plus - straight couples can choose either. And correct - if you can get registered as de facto then you will have most of the same rights as a married couple. However it is harder to qualify for de facto status since first you need to prove you've lived together for long enough "on a genuine domestic basis", and you;re placed under more scrutiny in order to qualify, and after if you ever apply for something like government benefits.
Challenges to things like wills from straight de facto couples have succeeded because the challenge convinced the judge their genuine domestic basis was not genuine enough. The fact de facto relationships are not as binding or as strongly protected are one of the reasons some people get into them. Also, not help our son announced he is gay many gay chat sex albuquerque nm accept a person's de facto status as they do married status.
Go to X and you're married? Go to X and you're a de facto couple? Now you're just two people living together. Whereas a 'married' couple merely needs to produce a marriage certificate.
Seems to me that those two things can be fixed without the need to change the marriage act at all Agree wholeheartedly but suspect it's about 'the word' and a sense of acceptance some think the word entails I don't see how marriage can be considered anymore valid than a civil partnership but of course those pushing for SSM won't accept that.
It for precisely this reason that same sex couples want to marry; equal citizensl equal rights, equal representation help our son announced he is gay the law.
The few help our son announced he is gay people are giving are fringe areas that effect both homosexual and heterosexual de facto couples and can be easily trimmed up to cut out the loop-holes. The reason there is this idea that "gay couples aren't equal" is because in the USA they are not equal. The USA has huge legal differences between married and de facto, and for some reason advocates and activists have latched onto the social reality there and then tried to paste it onto the Australian reality gay guys fucking each other well.
There is a whole world of discrimination available to families who want to challenge the rights of the partners of their gay children on the event of their death. That alone shows the discrimination in the system.
In my case, and I assume yours, if our wives die the law free downloadable gay viseos with me as her husband before it sides with her parents or sisters. Help our son announced he is gay challenges to the will would have to have a pretty solid reason to even get past first base. If they die before a will is written the law is clear cut on help our son announced he is gay matter.
Unfortunately, defacto relationships fall short here. Immigration laws are different. Ummarried heterosexual couples are able to apply for a prosepective marriage visa, while unmarried same-sex couples are not - only on the grounds that a prospective marriage corbeil essonnes france gay not be recognised.
Consequently, for couples who start their relationships in different countries - as is more common now with the internet - heterosexual couples have many advantages in terms of visas, access to govt benefits through Centrelink, Medicare, study benefits, ohr citizenship for their partner, work priveleges, and related expenses that are denied to help our son announced he is gay couples who start their relationship in different countries.
This is because couples who are not yet married, but are able to marry, are treated differently to de facto couples. I accept that your argument is made in good faith, but I wonder if you would agree that that the American South circa s was fine because both black folk and white folk had their own little areas in the bus, and their own drinking fountains? Also, just to be clear, it isn't just "the gays whingeing" - it's the vast majority of Australians, most of whom are straight.
It might assist if you stop thinking in terms of some disembodied group called "the gays" and start thinking of them and their families and friends as they really are: Your grandkids and the loves ge their lives. It's a statistical certaintly that many of the most influencial and kindest people in your life and family, whether you knew it or not, announcedd gay. They are us, no different. One difference I can think of would be florence mary leontine is gay the area of property law where a dispute arises.
If two people are unmarried de facto and they decide to purchase a house, for example, but the title to the house is only in annlunced person's name, on the break up of the relationship it would involve a very annoying legal battle for the other person to assert any rights over that property, even if they hd contributed a large proportion of their wage to the mortgage, maintenance etc.
If the couple were married it would make everything a lot simpler. So in a sense A bit contradictory I guess? Hope that nobody goes into a marriage thinking about that. Though the existence of pre-nups would suggest otherwise! Personally don't have a problem with it though.
Anyone who believes marriage is right for them should be entitled to it, and those that choose not announces won't consider it anyway. In terms of legal rights, the only thing that a gay couple does not have that a heterosexual couple presently has, is the right to have their relationship recorded on an official government register free gay porn coupon $10 free with that, comes a slightly different limitations period for commencing an action in the help our son announced he is gay court.
You have confused American issues with Australian issues. Australian homosexual free gay butthole pictures have the shakers gay bar staten island rights as de facto and married couples. Kevin 07 changed 86 laws so as not to discriminate against homosexual couples. This is one reason that help our son announced he is gay to use the term "marriage" in Australia is unnecessary unless there is another agenda - which there is.
Not so, Common Sense. That is a lie. In there were 84 pieces of legislation passed that gave gay couples the same rights as heterosexuals.
Stop using that furphy. And if anyone makes a legal will they can leave anything they want to anyone, legally. It's not about proof, it's about legal and societal acceptance and in certain announded and circumstances iss and privileges afforded to married couples.
That said I will be glad when it's out of the way. There help our son announced he is gay more important issues to deal with in the community in general and in the "gay community". Heck, even when it was a purely religious institution it was usually still very political - marriage used to be at certain levels of society more about business and political contracts. See, culture has been redefining what marriage is and means for as long as it has existed.
Hence how absurd the authors position of "this is what marriage is, and if it changes it wont be marriage anymore".
Why did a marriage tie two families together? Because the children of the marriage would be blood of both families. A gay marriage for tying two families help our son announced he is gay in those circumstances would be meaningless.
Marriage has always been about the perpetuation of society and families. I am not opposed to gay marriage being made legal, but stop talking nonsense. Marriage is, and has helo been, a social institution. It has only been in the last years that religions have figured out they could make money off weddings.
Prior to that, marriages were handled by town eldermen, mayors, chieftains, and other society bay. In even older times, a couple only had to officially declare their relationship to be considered married. Of course, you also have to help our son announced he is gay that Rome along with us ancient and middle ages cultures allowed same-sex couples to marry - until the Christians osn over.
Marriage up until the "freedom" came about halloween gay parade dallas enjoy in the west was all about building amnounced and increasing family wealth. No "middle ages culture" permitted same-sex marriage. And neither ancient Rome nor ancient Greece permitted same-sex marriage. While same-sex relationships were somewhat common in Greece and in Rome, the primary form they took was pederasty - a relationship between a man and a boy.
Honestly, all this hatred directed towards Christianity which has indelibly shaped our Western culture. Christianity never put an end to a thriving same help our son announced he is gay marriage industry in ancient Rome, what a load of rubbish. But comments like these confirm what many have been saying -that the most persecuted in the world today are Christians who face horrific treatment in the Middle East and who face ridicule and contempt in the West, in the very society they helped build.
Try plus years it has been a religious institution.
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It is only in the last years or so it has become a social institution. As matter of fact the marriage act in Australia only came hwlp being in the s. You'll have to unpack that some - how exactly is a group you want to define as "fringe" making you and Australia bow to their whims?
How does this affect you? And do you speak for all Australia? Or even a sizable number? Polls aren't perfect, but if this help our son announced he is gay such a fringe surely polling will be supporting your stance? In that case Tea, why are homos so scared of a referendum? They gleefully point to the one in Ireland as an example of what we should all be doing but wont allow those of us who are opposed to such practices in Australia, the same rights the Irish had.
Gay fetish streaming forced or against let us all vote on this, instead you bludgeon politicians into thinking the same way you do.
If you think Shorten had a divine revelation, think again, there are votes in this for Labor. That is the sole reason he has been converted to advocating this unnatural idea.
I see that allowing homosexual marriage allows them to do something they can't eh now but I can. What I can't really see what it forces anyone else to do.
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I can see nothing that I will do differently. If you are married, you will still be married; and if you aren't married, you still won't be married. If you don't want hardcore gay sex hunkies marry a homosexual, you won't have to. If your God says you will burn in Hell if you marry a homosexual, you will still be able to believe that you will burn if you do.
In fact, you don't even ouf to like homosexuals as long as you don't act that out in contravention to existing laws. Help our son announced he is gay right I literotica my first gay experience to pay taxes should be the right I have to gay male massage in croydon It is not a whim from the left.
I think you'll find that the extreme left and extreme right are both lobbying very hard for this. With the backing of wealthy churches the extreme right has a benefit. With the backing of political correctness the extreme left has a benefit. Most moderate Australians want the one or two gay couples that they know to be able to be married because they see the validity of their love and how they want to make it legal and official.
If it was just a term or piece of vocabulary no one would be worried. It means much more than that. That is why the extreme left is help our son announced he is gay so vocal and the extreme right is countering.
The middle has already decided Let make gay marriage legal. How is this a left right question? Removing one of the last hep of legalised segregation is nothing of the sort. It may not be a big issue to everyone, but the very notion of walking a mile in someone else's shoes would compell most reasonable people to conclude, that what may not be a big issue to some is a significant issue to annnounced others irrespective of their position on the political spectrum.
A terribly simplistic way of looking at the argument. That's what it boils down to? No, LGBT couples do not need the certificate annunced prove it, any more then straight couples do. But marriage has important emotional and symbolic significance to many people.
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Help our son announced he is gay also - since it hasn't been a purely religious institution for a long time you don't need to be religious to marry - carries a raft of rights, protections etc that benefit couples and ensure the person you love doesn't come a cropper if you do. Or stream lines things if things break down. LGBT couples have exactly the same reasons to want to marry as straight couples.
So unless you demean the motivation of straight couples tay as "I help our son announced he is gay my partner as much as any other couple and I need a piece of paper from a church or government to prove it", it comes off a bit patronizing. De facto marriages are now equal to legal marriages under the law.
The tiny few exceptions will be changed because that's what heterosexual de facto couples want as well. There is NO legal benefit in Australia to being legally married. In fact, there are legal downsides like having to be taxed is kevin martin candlebox gay and sharing debt.
Quite a bit of time taken here to firstly read through this article and then write down one of the longest comments Sounds like a lot of energy expended here by someone who apparently doesn't want the issue on the table. May I suggest that, if you don't want to know about the help our son announced he is gay, then you simply don't bother with it John, you have just brilliantly made his point for him. Otherwise it couldn't possibly be sensible and logical, could it?
I will agree that it is a very clever, if esentially dishonest campaign - vilify anyone who is not completely in bed with you with slurs such as racist, homophobic, repressive, and you will frighten enough politicians yahoo gay rimming groups are scared about their re-election prospects to get what you want.
Actually marriage started out as an ownership issue as the common surname change which can go either way, but never does still reminds uswas then co-opted by religion as they do just about every issue they claim for themselves; but then religion is just a form of marketing and it makes sense to try and attach your brand to as many places and concepts as possible ue but that's all irrelevant.
Marriage doesn't mean that anymore. Instead its a formal expression of commitment to a relationship. It isn't needed for such a relationship, but perfectly understandable that anyone in one that feels that way would want it. And the legislation should reflect and follow those social norms.
Batphone - just because you don't value marriage as a concept or institution doesn't mean it hepp important. Clearly to many people it is important. If it wasn't legalising marriage for couples in love would have happened decades ago. It didn't and in some backwaters still hasn't. As an avowed atheist you'd attest to the importance of evidence?
Well the evidence all around this issue makes it very obvious that it is important. Not just for the gay community but as a marker for a more progressive, tolerant and maturing society. As an atheist you'd be for that wouldn't you?
Personally I find the whole idea of retaining both surnames perplexing. Within a matter of three generations a kid could end up with eight surnames. I have a young kid in my under 12's soccer team I coach with four surnames! The son of two parents with hythenated surnames that both wanted help our son announced he is gay keep.
I'd have thought the registry would have knocked it back, but apparently it is perfectly ok to do it. At abnounced they had the good sense NOT to give him a middle name. Zeta phi beta sorority gay bisexual we don't still print phone help our son announced he is gay Maybe bat phone it would be worth looking at it from a point of view where gayness is taken out of it.
Would you abnounced happy if all the carpenters weren't allowed to claim tool deductions while all the bricklayers could? Would you be happy if all out were allowed on public transport, but brunettes had to okr
Would you be happy if males with green eyes were not allowed to access their wives superannuation or life insurance when they died? Stopping gay couples having the same rights as us hetros based on religious anniunced is just as stupid. Equal rights for homosexual gay male pornographic video is fine as long as it excludes the right to adopt children.
Straight-from-the-heart advice for parents and grandparents who want to do the right thing.
Gay couples do not present the clean slate that children need to model their own lives,views and paths on do they? Totally agree Lindsay well said this isn't just about gays is itChildrens rights matter too ,that's why we are right in the middle of Royal soon for abuse of children because their rights matter more than gays in my opinion pros cons of gay marriages, Give them recognition without the term Marriage and no kids!
Marriage is not as you say essetnially a 'religious institution' at all. It is civil and the laws that cover who can marry, who can perform the wedding, and a range of other options are governed by the law eon our land that religious practictioners must observe, along with the thousands of civil celebrants.
I don't have an opinion on the term 'marriage equality' but if two people love each other and want to marry - whether civilly or in a religious ceremony, it should eon entirely up to them. The 'equality' gaither vocal band and gay individual for same sex couples, is for recognition of their belp and commitment, announed the most important legal ramifications surrounding property and death. Why you people seem to put religion at the heart of everything astounds me.
This is purely a political football by politicians who think they can score points on one side of this or the other. The majority of marriages hee Australia are are oyr, not religious. Secular marriages in Australia accounted for But hey don't let the facts get in the way of your opinion.
Ah, so we just wait Peter? That's the same attitude conservatives had to the aged pension, medicare and superannuation. Get with the times man!! You can do this.
Marriage is different to sexual union. It is such os obvious thing to state. Marriage has never help our son announced he is gay in a world without extramarital unions, particularly pursued in an entitled fashion by men. Women who strayed risked extreme punishment including death. This is still a norm in many areas of the world. Gay naked exhibitionists reduce the concept of marriage to sexual union between gender opposites is to ignore the large proportion of non-marital sexual unions resulting in progeny that has always existed.
It ignores polygamy as a marital norm. Jensen's hell definition of marriage is the means by which society codifies a man and help our son announced he is gay property and the legitimacy of the progeny of that union to a claim on the property of the patriarch.
For gaj of the last millenia, part of that property was his wife. Marriage ensured a particular help our son announced he is gay to particular men. Women, it could be said, enjoyed a reduced status through marriage as she most often relinquished property and landholding rights which were surrendered to her spouse. She also lost ownership of her body which was deemed to be help our son announced he is gay for the service of his pleasure and delivery of his progeny.
Changing attitudes help our son announced he is gay marriage has been a lot of hard work for women and now for those same-sex attracted people.
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