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August 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Would you get Unioned?

Personally I think it is looking increasingly likely that a change in the marriage laws would be defeated in parliament. Despite wide spread support among the general public and a whole bunch of state labor party people lobbying for a big debate at the National conference in Sydney I think we will be offered the more politically pallatable option of getting civilly unioned.

 

So if the law is changed to allow civil unions would you want one? Would you get one? Why and why…

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Added by Sophie Pointer on August 30, 2011 at 16:18 — 10 Comments

To Rally or not to Rally....that is the question.

Another gay marriage rally on Saturday. I remember the last one, the memories are not pleasant.

 

We have been attending the gay marriage rallies regularly of late. Sometimes our 6 year old daughter is with us and sometimes not. When she has not been at the rallies it has not been a conscious choice on our part more like a clash of social schedules (e.g. play dates, daddy days). But after what happened at the last rally I find myself unsure of whether to bring her along on…

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Added by Sophie Pointer on August 11, 2011 at 14:07 — 18 Comments

Same -sex marriage

I went to my local MP about the marriage equality bizz. Like everyone else I got the Get Up's suggestion to do so.  Me and a few couples want to have a meeting to let him know how many jolly lessie and gay couples he has under his 'brella. His exec assist - who had not returned my phone call of the previous week - told me that the marriage equality stuff was not about to be discussed in this next sitting. Mmmm. Egg on face in Jamie Briggs office in Mt Barker.  If not quite egg then wind…

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Added by Roxxy Bent on August 8, 2011 at 20:41 — 2 Comments

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