Edit: As of 6:01pm AEDT on Thursday the 7th of December 2017, Australia now has Marriage Equality. What I wrote below in regards to marriage and its reasons, its purposes, no longer applies. I am leaving it for historical reasons, for context of what my thoughts were prior to Australia gaining equality. Love won.
With everyone going crazy on social networks right now about #MarriageEquality and the US Supreme Court looking into the rulings on it, I was going to re-iterate my thoughts and my stance on the topic. Only, I realised I had never consolidated my thoughts in writing. Well, at least not in a blog post.
It’s pretty clear I’m a supporter of equality. Sexuality equality is what I talk most about, but also sexual, racial, and any other type I tend to argue in support of. So let me explain why.
You see, I am a straight white male from Sydney Australia. See? Oh wait, that’s got nothing to do with it. You see, I am right handed. Wait, that’s got nothing either. I have my car license? I uhh … I uhh … I guess I don’t have any personal directly affecting reason to support equality… Continue reading