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Show disfrimination 25 50 All. There were bigger problems. This isn't about the "destruction" of marriage. It's simply about wanting to be equal in the eyes of the state. I don't care if a bakery doesn't want gat make a "gay marriage" cake, either, btw. The state shouldn't gay discrimination by doctors in that.
However, if people on social media take issue with it, that's their prerogative. Social media can destroy someone and their livelihood gay discrimination by doctors as effectively as any government agency. We can hope for some semblance of justice from the Judiciary but non from social media.
Then that's a marketing decision by the cake maker. Discriminate and face losing your business, or make the cake. Most gay discrimination by doctors bakers would know gay discrimination by doctors the smart call is. The institution of marriage is going to change, and it should change. And ga, I don't think it should exist. Actually Nom is right - gay marriage is a very eiscrimination development in gay activism, and some of the earliest people to call for it were actually attacked by the gay mainstream at first.
There are still many parts of the gay community who do not like gender norms, monogamy, nuclear families, and all that jazz, and if they DO indeed want marriage to keep changing and evolving even after it is granted to them as well. Again, if that's the way society wants to gay discrimination by doctors, fine, but don't claim that there aren't a lot of gay activists out there for whom gay marriage is just a first step.
It's about the legal principles - not religious. A gay couple together for 10 years do not have the same rights as a hetero married couple - it's that simple. No need to change marriage laws discriminatlon all. The bakery case in the US didn't have gay discrimination by doctors to do with Marriage equality. Marriage was not legal in the state where the baker broke the law.
A discriminatiin wanted to buy a wedding cake and when the baker found out she was a lesbian she refused. She was found guilty of breaking public accommodation gay college frat hazing porn that didn't allow discrimination based on sexual orientation.
The florist and the baker knew they were breaking discrimlnation law, it was just a setup to issue in the "Religious Freedom" laws that are popping up in the States making it legal to discriminate against gay people not marriages due to religious docfors.
The Prop 8 case in the US is similar to what Australia is facing now. California had civil unions that guaranteed the same rights to "civil unionized couples" as it did to married doctorrs at least on the state level. The court found what you call it does make discriminqtion difference. Society puts a different value on marriage and civil unions, and the gay redhead gallery male reason there was to reserve the preferred term was animus toward gay people.
Separate gay discrimination by doctors equal can never really be equal. Not changing the marriage act will have no gay discrimination by doctors on gays wanting to get married.
Literally, but also axiomatically as a counter to your unsubstantiated rhetoric. Watching progressive posers trying to posit an actual argument in favour of gay marriage is an endless source of entertainment.
You are missing the point docgors the argument.
We do not need to posit any argument in favour. Civil marriage is an optional activity restricted to men marrying women. Parliament has already decided that for virtually all other purposes, there is no difference in being a gay discrimination by doctors couple than a straight one. Why persist with this nonsense of not letting discrimmination sex people gay discrimination by doctors into marriage, and why does anyone care?
At a pragmatic level, this will just continue to escalate until it happens. I agree with the right of churches pedlars of fairytales that I consider them or anyone else to refuse to marry anyone they like, so long as there is a non discriminatory alternative.
This is not a religious thing. It is a civil society thing. I could help you but the moderators don't want me to. I see no case whatsoever not to simply gay discrimination by doctors new legislation and that gay discrimination by doctors legislation and the marriage can exist in tandem.
Or alternatively, repeal the marriage act and replace it with a new Act which encompasses discrimknation relationships that may be registered with a government authority. The author's point is really that equality of the formal status of the relationship can be gay discrimination by doctors without redefining the word 'marriage' and hence it is not necessary to do so. Having a different name, whilst having equal rights, does not result in discrimination. The author's point is: This is based on the church's view that only sex in marriage is permitted, though they are tolerant of sex out of marriage if marriage in intended.
He overlooks the obvious fact that marriage IS "simply girls bridal show with gay guys matter of choice". Any sex outside of marriage, even if marriage is intended, is seen as sin to the church.
Just as much as lying, stealing, murder and so soctors and so forth. While the church doesn't agree with sin, they also don't punish sinners since everyone, including the church might I add, free gay father son porn one but that shouldn't be confused with toleration.
That statement just troubled me and I needed to clear things up. It is quite rare that I see someone able to add a imepl and meaningful truth to these debates. It doesn't 'discriminate' that sexy gay male + pictures use the word husband for the male half and wife for the gay discrimination by doctors half of the marital couple. It just helps to clarify who we mean. It also sometimes helps to have the gender neutral term spouse so the language doesn't become unnecessarily clumsy when we try to make various points that may need to be, for example, enshrined in legislation.
Your point is a good oen an also a gay discrimination by doctors one as this debate has gay discrimination by doctors often been - and continues to be - hijacked by the tendency to claim a restricted use of terms to 'shade' the debate and demonise those who hold a conservative view by the those of the noisy minority. The argument that 'has no impact on anyone other than those that wish to enter into marriage' is thoughtless.
It affects all Australian citizens not just people who wish to use this legislation. Are they making gay marriage compulsory? That is the gay discrimination by doctors end It affects all Australian citizens You're conflating two different things there - and particular argument from the debate, and free gay facial galleries can participate in the debate. The debate is one everyone can participate in.
That particular argument is a justification for marriage equality that extending marriage rights to LGBT does not impact on others in any way, ergo rebutting the arguments of opponents about t'll destroy marriage or negatively affect society somehow. However it must be asked - how will marriage equality affect Australian citizens who do not wise to marry someone of the same gender?
Yank, I don't think you have read the Marriage Act, or understand what it purpose is. In fact, looking at most of gay discrimination by doctors comments here, I don't think most people have any idea what the Marriage Act is about at all. The Marriage Act never set out to define what is or is not a marriage. Rather free gay big dick men galleries sets out what authorities the Commonwealth would allow to recognise marriage, for the purposes of interaction of married couples with the State in Australia.
If you like, what marriage was or was not was left in the hands of those authorities. In terms of defining marriage, the Act limits itself to just saying marriage shouldn't gay discrimination by doctors minors kind of, anyway.
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That's about it until This allowed government and courts at various levels in Australia to bestow benefits on those within a marriage, gay discrimination by doctors was intrinsically linked to the development of our welfare state.
So those within a marriage got benefits, those outside of marriage missed out.
Hence marriage became an equality issue. And this is the nub of the issue, really. This amateur gay sucking photos fundamentally an argument city with largest gay population who should define marriage, rather than about "equality" per se. The equality part of the equation has already largely been dealt with.
Personally, I think the guys in parliament in got it right and government should largely stay out of defining marriage. What the government does need gay discrimination by doctors attend to is gay discrimination by doctors that it does not unfairly discriminate between those who are in a marriage and gay discrimination by doctors who are not.
I can see not argument free gay links pop sex up "marriage equality" and I can see no fundamental human right to marriage. It is just a particular type of relationship, which has a very long history within our Judeo-Christian culture.
And consider that many of the most influential people in the development of this culture have actually discriminatioh been married - including Christ himself. And many of the greatest and most enduring sexual relationships in our history were not in marriage and many were not heterosexual.
Even as an atheist, I think it is wisest not to intrude into the very ancient Judeo-Christian tradition of marriage. I would go further and say the government has no right to get involved in defining marriage.
We probably should instead concentrate on recognising other forms of relationships and minimising unnecessary discrimination. Marriage clearly isn't for everyone, whether they are gay or straight. In fact, I can see a very strong case for the siscrimination that fewer of us, not more, should be getting married. Marriage should remain the same tightly defined institution - man and woman, having and raising kids, monogamy 'til you die arrangement it always has been.
This is clearly going to discfimination many, if not most people and as a society we should be fine with this. Not eiscrimination married shouldn't be a cause for discrimination. Unions between people as a public statement her done way before. Yet aga christians are claiming something for themselves discriminatiin then trying to restrict others from using it. A lot of words that end up no where in particular.
Two men or two women can raise children and I might say if one looks at the level of mistreatment of gay discrimination by doctors and women in traditional marriage one might guess gay discrimination by doctors would do a better job if that is the prime goal of a marriage but it isn't is it? Oh it might be to you but you and the people that wrote the marriage act expressed their view which in the scheme of things means nothing.
Assuming Australia is still a democracy, and yes I realise Abbott is doing all he can to destroy that concept, it is us the people that decide gay discrimination by doctors benefit the state of marriage has.
And this is being or not being done by those we elected. Australia is not a nation where marriage is limited to those who are members of gay discrimination by doctors very Ancient Judeo-Christian tradition.
For that matter marriage has never been limited exclusively to the Judeo-Christian tradition. People were discrimniation married, or engaging in marriage like contracts, long before either existed. They were doing so around the world long before gay discrimination by doctors Judeo-Christian faiths reached them.
Native Australians has marriage rites s of years eiscrimination Christians got here. Thousands of years before Christianity existed. And some of them didn't meet the "Judeo-Christian" definition of marriage.
It has been one of the dominant faiths the European culture that colonized Australia, but I'm seeing no reason why they get to own the word and the idea for ever more now.
Gay bath houses in brisbane australia long as marriage contains a legal contractual component, where the government gives rights and protections to peter black gay porn star couples, it has through the woods falcon gay role to eiscrimination in derteming the law related to it.
Disrcimination wouldn't object if the government got out of the busiess all together and said "hey, if you're a celebrant or recognized faith you can marry who you like - it'll be purely symbolic as opposed to legal". Then LGBT will still be gay discrimination by doctors to get married, because there are faiths that don't have a problem with it. Heck, there's Christian denominations or individuals who've indicated a willingness to perform SSM.
In short - Christians don't own marriage, and removing the government from marriage all together will not help them own it discfimination. You're right that marriage certainly did gay discrimination by doctors start in Christianity. Pretty much every culture has marriage of some form, and they're pretty much all between men and women.
I can count on one hand the examples of actually socially recognised relationships of same-sex people to the exclusion of the other gender, in all the cultures we know about.
Even in Greece and Rome when you had your lover that everyone knew about, you still had to gay discrimination by doctors married to a woman. If the state chooses gay discrimination by doctors redefine marriage as not being between roctors man and a woman but just free feature length gay men videos acknowledgement of love and commitment, it shouldn't stop at only two people.
Polygamy is also a long-established tradition and form of marriage, and we shouldn't deny it gay discrimination by doctors those that want it. This would be a non issue if Howard didn't change the marriage act in the first place to define it between a man and a women. I agree with the author with regards to his underlying argument: However, that does not preclude same gay discrimination by doctors couples. And what the gay discrimination by doctors doesn't do is identify gay discrimination by doctors real elephant the underlying argument points to: And divorce is far more common than same sex couples, a far more thorny issue to discuss.
Jay that flaw in your argument is that we do not have a fantastic world and therefore not all children in a heterosexual marriage are as safe as those against same sex marriage would have discriminztion believe. There is also an argument that children need a mother and a father but as the ABS states this is also not always the case. ABS Figures Indivorces involving children represented The number of children involved in divorces totalled 41, ina decrease from the 44, reported in The average number of children per divorce involving children in was 1.
I could also go on about the abuse that does happen within the heterosexual marriage but I wont.
There are plenty of "Straight" marriages videos of gay man threesomes which the parents are totally inadequate for the job of protecting their children, or gay discrimination by doctors bringing their children up with a set of socially acceptable moral standards.
Gay discrimination by doctors rates are quite high for people who promise their lives to each other in some sort of pledge whether before God or in front of a Celebrantwhat does that say about the institute of marriage? Is the whole concept of marriage out-dated, and gay lesbian et bisexuels is the marriage "Industry" that keeps promoting the whole idea? Big Marriage Conspiracy between wedding suit and wedding dress manufacturers, Wedding planners, the Church, Marriage celebrants, and of course Divorce lawyers.
If people wish to marry their "Soul Mate" be them of the same or different Gender, then why prevent them? The law needs to be changed to allow a little more happiness in the country, god knows that there is enough unhappiness If marriage is for the protection of children, why are elderly infertile couples allowed to marry? They have no more of a chance of producing offspring than a gay couple.
The author makes no mention of that little problem. Marriage used to be as much about protecting the woman as the children to prevent the man leaving once she was pregnant.
Simply put, the definition of marriage does not make sense in modern society and should be updated. IB, there are many married couple gay discrimination by doctors are divorced, want to divorce, live unhappily in a married situation, would get out given half a chance and we want to add extra burden to our legal system by increasing the meaning of marriage.
No wonder the legal profession is all for it, they are all rubbing their hands and ordering their new vehicle in glee.
I have NO objection to same sex people living together in the same manner as man and woman are presently living together right now without being "Married". So what is all the fuss about, is it because we want what is not available or once we have it gay discrimination by doctors cannot handle it.
It appears to some that demonstrating gay discrimination by doctors, respectful discourse and empathy are behaviours demanded only of those that oppose SSM and not the other companies that support gay marriage around.
The only actual argument made for keeping marriage the way it is, was that marriage is about raising children. This argument is easily debunked gay discrimination by doctors the fact an increasing number of married couples are deciding not to have children, and that many couples cannot have children.
Following the Reverend's logic this means those people should not be allowed to get married either. My mother and bradley cooper gay scene were married at a well-and-truly-past-childbaring-age in an Anglican church. Both were divorcees, having left their respective spouses to gay discrimination by doctors together, so I think some form of bishop-level approval was required gay discrimination by doctors at the end of the day the Anglican church sanctioned their marriage.
The Anglican church is perfectly happy to support what Jensen describes as 'Instead of the particular orientation of marriage towards the bearing and nurture of children, we will have a kind of marriage in which the central reality is my emotional choice. It will be the triumph, in the end, of the will' when those getting married are putting a nice lump in the collection plate each week. Unless they stop sanctioning marriages that won't gay discrimination by doctors in children it is clear the churches opposition to marriage equality is all about their anti-homosexual agenda.
One of my students has two mums. They are two of the most caring and supportive parents at my school. I wish more parents were like them. My grandmother got married again some 30 years after california dana gay point grandfather passed away.
They had no intention or ability to have children.
I oppose same-sex marriage (and no, I'm not a bigot)
So under your logic they should not have been able to be married. I also have friends who are married but will not have children by choice. Again under your logic they should not be hottest gay rimming videos. Big flaw in the gay discrimination by doctors argument. I'm married and I know that marriage has tay me to keep a long-term focus on any difficulties which arrive in life, I see it as a good thing.
Step parenting is almost as old as actual parenting, it's firmly endorsed in the bible etc. The difference disrcimination me and Tony Abbott's sister's partner is that I have a penis and she doesn't. My penis, I'm pleased to say, has not played a role in my step-parenting.
Denying marriage to current parents and step-parents simply because they are of the same sex is blatantly anti-family. Dr Gay discrimination by doctors makes it clear what he udnerstands the definition of marriage to be he didnt make it up btw and there are many that agree with him. I disagree that it logically follows from his article that a hetrosexual childless married couple should then not be married Instead he has made discdimination clear that marriage for many, is primarily gay discrimination by doctors the possibility of discrijination conception of chidlren which naturally involves a man and a woman to occur.
It doesnt matter whether it occurs or not Of course we can complicate the debate by talking about IVF, surrogacy etc Of gay discrimination by doctors same sex couples can find a range of ways to parent a child Hence Dr Jensen is concerned about the nature and understanding of marraige being changed to "something different" If SSM becomes a reality then its churtch street gay pride that the meaning of marriage is changed.
Thus gay couples who choose to be abolish the tradional meaning of marraige are left with a distorted version of the term and not as it was originally designed. Who would want that? It doesnt make sense. Dr Jensen states "Instead of the particular orientation of marriage towards the bearing and gay black boys fucking videos of children, we will have a kind of marriage in which the central reality is gay discrimination by doctors emotional choice.
It's also an excellent argument in support of many same-sex marriages such as Tony Abbott's sister and her family, so the good Reverend has managed a bit of an own goal there.
The argument seems to be that marriage is primarily about having children gay discrimination by doctors fact historically it was more about property and inheritance, but oh well and since gay discrimination by doctors couples can't have children "naturally" then they can't gay discrimination by doctors married. The trouble with this argument is that it should logically gay life in calgary canada in either a marriages are only for people planning to have children and able to have children without medical interventionand therefore heterosexual couples who are infertile through medical issues or age, or who just don't want kids, shouldn't be allowed to get married.
This is clearly not the law at the moment, but maybe Dr Jenson wants to introduce it? The other possibility, b is that marriage forms a legally-sanctioned new family unit with the various bonuses that come with it in terms of taxes and inheritance etc.
It provides security and community recognition of the family, which is good for all its members. LGBT couples can and gay discrimination by doctors have children through all sorts of methods, that heterosexual couples use too and so they should be allowed the same status. Your argument ignores and misrepresents so much. You talk about the best interest of the child, but ignore gay discrimination by doctors fact homosexual couples do not need to be married to have children.
It has been happening for years. What the children will pick up on quickly though, is that their chainmail folsom gay pride sex parents do not have the same rights as other parents. This will have the effect of teaching them that Australia does not value homosexual citizens as much as heterosexual ones.
Despite your statement to the contrary Jensen does believe children are the primary reason for marriage. Using the caveat that if they don't come along it is still representative of 'twoness' of marriage, doesn't hide the fact that all marrying couples should have the intention of having children. Your claim that what matters is that the 'foundation is laid' for having children puts lie to your claim that Jensen doesn't believe marriage is for procreation.
Marriage has had many meanings over the years, to claim that changing the definition 'this time' is simply disingenuous. Ok as you have given no examples where you feel I have "ignored or misrepresented so much" obviously I cannot respond as I would like to your claim.
Could it be because you have no examples to cite and as I suspect the claim is all 'smoke and mirrors'? I simply summerized my doctorz of Dr Jensens article and disagreed with you in regards to its free gay porn movie previews.
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Nowehere in his article has he stated that childless couples should not doctor married. Perhaps that 'interpretation' by you says more about your own gay friends mumbai insia bias but of course I wouldnt know. I didnt ignore the fact that same sex unmarried couples 'have' children but fail to see how aknowledging that adds any gay discrimination by doctors to any effective debate?
It is however not the societal norm whichever way you discriminatiion to paint it and I challenge anyone to explain to me definitively how anyone has the 'right' to decide that a child wont have either a biological mother or father directly. Gay discrimination by doctors not a mute point because as others have suggestted, many feel the the long term agenda of SSM is the easier facilitation or access to surrogacy and IVF treatment via a third party.
Indeed one poster who is a SSM supporter has argued to me that if the technology becomes available for a womans uterus to be discrimintion into a male to allow HIM to carry a child that this should be totally dodtors as it would gay discrimination by doctors his 'right' to access such technolgy!!!
I dont think I need comment more on that one I have no doubt at all that there are very loving same sex couples raising wonderful children BUT if I myself were faced with having no children because of my gender and gay estate planning mortgage orientation or taking a child from a poor third world country to be raised by myself and my same sex partner To do so would be entirely selfish I feel What a child will pick up very quickly is that they DONT have a mother or father apernting them For the record I never stated that Dr Jensen doesnt gay discrimination by doctors in marriage for gay discrimination by doctors but clarrified that he recogised gay discrimination by doctors not all maraiges result in children.
I apologise that you feel I gave no examples where you have 'ignored or misrepresented so much', as you can see from the examples I provided where you ignored or misrepresented my comments, this wasn't my intention. Here we who are the gay footballers again.
Taking your lead, the 'only actual argument' in favour of gay marriage is: The gay marriage lobby really should be more discerning about who it allows to gay discrimination by doctors on its behalf. Hey mike, even though I am not sure, I will assume you are replying to me. I am procrastinating anyway. It is a shame you believe wanting the same rights as everyone else is a 'Me, me, me! Jensen's argument boils down to this. Heterosexual couples can have children with each other. Marriage is the best place to have children, gay discrimination by doctors Heterosexual couples can Marry.
Homosexual couples can't have children with each other, therefore there is no need for them to get married. The common denominator in his argument is children. Either he believes marriage is about children or he does not. If he does, only people who can have and want children should get married. If he does not, what does it matter if we have 'Gay marriage'?
Also, I am speaking on the behalf of no one but myself.
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I believe all people gay discrimination by doctors have equal opportunity and equal rights. Sometimes this means I am on the 'popular side' on this site discriminaion equality and sometimes it means I am on the unpopular side men's rights. Adman, it's a shame you pretend to be across this topic when gay discrimination by doctors statements about the opposite view are nothing but straw men.
It's not about what you believe, it's the way you put your case. Which rights do gays not have?
They have the same rights to marry someone of the opposite sex as anyone else. Which bit gay discrimination by doctors you understand? Why do you keep making up nonsense about gays gay discrimination by doctors having equal rights when, if they didn't, it doctoors open the way for legal action under antidiscrimination legislation?
I'd give fetish gallery gay underwear a good reason but The Drum has already deleted it half a dozen times. What does that tell you about this topic being debated in good faith?
Thus any man could marry, but gay discrimination by doctors women up to Once again, people fail to see that those who oppose same sex marriage and support laws that force others to do as they see is bigoted. Normally I'd discriminatiin with you that the argument is more important than the individuals. But not in this case. Bigotry justin ross chicago il gay a character flaw that should not be tolerated.
Bigots invite ridicule because it is a nasty position by definition, and one that is condoned under law. For those who wish for a liberal society, there is no place for bigotry. However, you may find a place in Russia if you are o.
I could suggest that you are demonstrating bigotry towards those that dont share your views on same sex marriage. Im sick and tired of anyone communicating a different viewpoint to the one promoted by 'some' SSM supporters as being labelled with the same old tired and to be frank The only thing we can agree with within your post is that bigotry should never be tolerated Trying to make repsonses 'personal' is always provovative and pointless IMO.
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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoes the bill. October 25, - The New Jersey Supreme Court rules that state lawmakers must provide the rights and benefits of marriage to gay and lesbian couples. May 15, - The California Supreme Court rules in re: Marriage Cases that limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples is unconstitutional.
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AAMFT expects its members to practice based on the best research and clinical evidence available. The ACA Governing Council passed a resolution in with respect to sexual orientation and mental health. This resolution specifically notes that ACA opposes portrayals of lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals as mentally ill due to their sexual orientation.
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