Simply Kim over at 28 Blog Street wrote the following powerful little message about marriage equality.
“To our LGBTI friends… or as I like to call you… ‘friends’…
Get married. Get divorced. Live in sin. Raise families. Stay single. Love who you want. I don’t care.
What I do care about, passionately… Is that you live your life, your way. Everyone has that right.
I do not support the Australian Government spending my money to make you feel less than who you are. I want them to spend that money to put food on the table of the needy and to build schools for our children and to give homes to the homeless. I do not support the Australian Government wasting years debating an issue that has an inevitable outcome. The time to reform the Marriage Act is now.
I want the Australian Government to spend no more money. To spend no more time. To just get it done.
Love is love. Love conquers all.
The Australian people stand with you.”
After reading this, the one and only thought I had was, I couldn’t have said it better myself! But then I start asking myself, why is marriage equality, in 2017, still an issue here in Australia? Why has this not been resolved yet? Why are our politicians so damn scared to change this outdated, archaic, exclusive law?
We have published a post about marriage equality before. A post called Close To My Heart which was published on July 1, 2015. A post that was published more than 2 years ago… 2 YEARS!!! Which means Australia has been debating this issue for the past 2 years, wish still no resolution in sight.
Australia… the time for change is now! The time for equality is now! JUST CHANGE THE GODDAMNED LAW AND LET LGBTI PEOPLE GET MARRIED!!! Seriously, what do we think is going to happen if the law changes? The apocalypse?
If you “don’t like gay marriage” like our former Prime Minister Mr Tony Abbott (who in all honesty should be ashamed of himself given the fact he has a gay sister)… then don’t attend gay weddings! SIMPLE!
Come on Australia… Just get it done. Let’s get the law changed to allow for marriage equality!
Love is love! Love wins!