The Anti Discrimination Act initially protected gay men and lesbians from discrimination on the grounds of "lawful sexual activity". The Law Handbook 13th ed. Do they add up? But these are all problems that exist already when an individual's speech comes into conflict with an organisation's values - not consequences of changing marriage laws.
This won't make or break Social Security. Civil unions and domestic partnerships afford many of the rights of marriage, thus marriage should not be expanded to include same-sex couples. Confining marriage to opposite sex couples is necessary to preserve scarce public and private resources.
If you've never seen this list before, your first reaction may be anger. Same-sex marriages will help better integrate those couples and their relationships into society. This also includes the loans, and other belongings to be equally shared among them on a legal basis.
Newsletters Coupons. In addition, after it is all said and done, a few things cannot be reproduced through agreement, for example, opportunity from legacy and blessing charges. After all, terrible, selfish opposite-sex couples are not precluded from getting married and having children.
Opponents of gay marriage appear to recognize this.
Denise Maxwell Solicitor. Read about our editorial guiding principles and the standards ABC journalists and content makers follow. Labor Before June the law required post-operative transgender people to divorce their spouse before their gender could be officially changed, a requirement criticised on social media.
But on so-called ''marriage equality'', which lies at the crux of the proponents' push for same-sex marriage, Tonti-Filippini is adamant: ''The argument is very simplistic.