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Today I attended a rally for Marriage Equality in my city.[…] But that’s not the point of this post. The point of this post is to discuss August 13th, what has been declared by The Australian Family Association and The National Marriage Coalition as National Marriage Day.
While my wonkish side is partly thrilled to see so many people critically engaged with public policy for once, for them to come to it from a place of disappointment, suspicion and resentment over a previous incomplete understanding of the system is far from ideal.
Because for too many people in the world nothing less than marriage confers any domestic partner’s rights at all, no matter what other legal “protections” and arrangements are put into place.
Image: A group of smiling Hoydenizens standing on the steps of Sydney Town Hall, holding a sign that reads “Hoyden About Town for Marriage Equality”. In the background, we see people waving rainblow flags. I’m happy to report that a… Read More ›
Just a reminder that Sydney Hoydenizens will be meeting this Saturday, November 28th, in order to attend a rally in support of same-sex marriage. The rally begins at 1pm, and we will meet at Cafe Rosso, on the ground floor… Read More ›
On November 28th, there will be rallies across Australia in support of same-sex marriage, and I’m organising a Hoyden contingent for the Sydney rally, which will take place at Town Hall, at 1pm. I’ve created a facebook event for Hoydenizens… Read More ›
Just a reminder to Sydney Hoydenizens that we will be meeting this Sunday June 21, 12noon, to celebrate the solstice, Hoyden style. The venue is: The Rose of Australia 1 Swanson St Erskineville All feminists and feminist-allies welcome! When I… Read More ›
Star-studded and in a good cause. http://player.ordienetworks.com/flash/fodplayer.swf “Prop 8 – The Musical” starring Jack Black, John C. Reilly, and many more… from Jack Black