Tue Apr 14, 2009
d) Family, relationships and marriage
If 'couples are couples' let same-sex couples marry
This article was published on Online Opinion on 15.4.09.“Gay or straight, couples are couples”: that’s the message the Australian Government is sending same-sex couples who may face reduced benefits when their recognition as defactos partners kicks in on June 30th.
But if “couples are couples”, as the Government loudly insists, why won’t it allow same-sex couples to marry?
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