Who supports same-sex marriage in Australia? And who doesn't?
Gay marriage: Debate in Australia pros and cons | Quest News
Marriage equality is a highly-debated issue that has polarised the western world. So to assist with weighing up the options, I have constructed an exclusive list of the pros and cons associated with allowing same-sex couples to tie the knot. Pro: Political equality This one is a no brainer: marriage equality means that we receive the same legal rights in the Marriage Act as heterosexual Australians; yay us! Leading normal lives may leave us with withdrawals from the fun of systematic homophobia. Pro: Locking down that silver fox cash. For young, impressionable gay men, substantial finances can be hard to come by. With marriage equality, you can legally lock down those older professionals for long-term financial stability.
Brisbane City Councillors receive hate mail on historic marriage equality vote
Ryan Anderson does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Emotive arguments and questionable rhetoric often characterise debates over same-sex marriage. But few attempts have been made to dispassionately dissect the issue from an academic, science-based perspective. Regardless of which side of the fence you fall on, the more robust, rigorous and reliable information that is publicly available, the better. There are considerable mental health and wellbeing benefits conferred on those in the fortunate position of being able to marry legally.
Thank you for your vile and unnecessary email. Go for it re the Code of Conduct. Last time I checked all people in our democracy have the right to advocate for changes to legislation. Even you, if not on this issue. I will take great pleasure in putting you last when I come to vote for the Senate in a few weeks time.