Similarly, if a woman was to argue against feminism (and by feminism I mean social, political, economic equality - not some silly idea about having hairy legs and hating men) then she would be anti-feminist and/or part of the patriarchal establishment.
And now, once again, I'm in a position where I'm forced to look as though I'm defending something I find abhorrent, simply because BubHub loves to get on a roll and hates to see facts get in the way of a good story.
I hate Abbott, and marriage equality is one of the issues in our country closest to my heart, second only perhaps to euthanasia. But I'll call nonsense when I see it.
It really takes me back to high school.
"Lucy slept with Annie's boyfriend."
"Oh that's terrible."
"Yes, and I heard she's a satanist and a puppy killer too."
"We'll, I'm pretty sure she's not a..."
"YOU'RE ON HER SIDE?!"
Clearly it's time for me to leave the political threads. I'll see you all on the other side of the election.
I can see both sides of the argument as it would depend on why a person was denying the right to gay marriage.
Last edited by Sonja; 04-09-2013 at 15:38.
I think some people genuinely have personal spiritual or philosophical objections to marriage equality.
I think these arguements provide cover for a lot of other people who's opposition to marriage equality is based on homophobia.
I also think those opposed to marriage equality are on the wrong side of civil rights.
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