England has drawn up legislation that would allow for same sex marriages, the second reading of the bill passed with 400 votes to 175, Scotland has announced similar legislation, it has been a long struggle but the world is changing quickly now.
Edit: I forgot to add Wales is party to the English legislation mentioned.
It is about time. Same sex marriage is going to be commonplace in about 30 years. The time where same sex marriage is an anathema is slowly but surely becoming a thing of the past.
Marriage equality is also imminent in New Zealand. The bill just passed its second reading.
Very good news. I hope this happens in the Philippines as well:)
It isn't equality. That is just the buzz word.
Today is my 37th anniversary. I am not what I do. I am me. I would be me whether I was married or not.
It's equality because it means gay people and straight people will have the same rights under the law as is required by any just legal system.
I understand that most who have never experienced what is is like to be discriminated against by the law of your country are incapable of understanding why it is important, they are too sheltered from that reality.
Because gay marriages are made equal to straight ones under the law. That is literally what the new bill is called in NZ, and what it does. I don't see any problem with using that phrase, buzzword or not.
by herrypaul 6 years ago
I just want to know: Do you agree with same-sex marriage or gay marriage?Marriage is sacred, God created Men and Women to be one flesh.If you agree, why? If not, why?
by Andrew Spacey 6 years ago
Same sex marriage - Equality or Not for gay people?Ireland recently voted 68% to 32% by referendum to allow same sex marriage, the first country in the world to do so. Is this true democracy at work? How do you view the decision - is it good for a whole country to be given the chance to vote on...
by mohamedhmm 13 years ago
I believe we are as human kind we should defend our human rights and our wellness from any harmful act such as same sex; so, let's come together to protect our human rights and keep our society safe for us and next generation; it's our responsibility to say "no" for same sex because it's...
by Felixedet2000 10 years ago
What do you think about the promotion of same sex marriage?The adoption of this pattern of marriage is also a source of concerns to various stake holders in the religious and political circles.What is you say in all this?
by Nicola Thompson 9 years ago
Just after Same-Sex marriage was legalized in California - It's been immediately asked to be "intervened by the court". Should it be? After all, isn't that how a democracy works?
by alexandriaruthk 8 years ago
Same sex marriage - is it a civil or political issue?It is my opinion that it is civil enmeshed in political arena simply because of the privileges in a society.
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