Sign up Join the conversation, you are commenting as Logout. Picture Kym Smith Source: Business owner Madlin Sims messaged her privately to express her disappointment, before blocking her and posting a public message about the incident, which quickly went viral. Feeling the energy amongst the community was incredible. Now the government just needs to do right by us, for once. I was also feeling she was quite hypocritical. Nothing can change or devalue that.
I do feel bad for heterosexual people because their weddings are going to be so basic compared to ours.
12 young, queer Australians on the gay marriage vote
Australia prides itself on its tolerance and celebration of diversity and claims to be the most livable country in the world… guess just not for everyone. We have so many more pertinent issues to face than marriage equality, but the Australian government is exceptional at dragging out an issue longer than it needs to be. For one, this plebeshite happened way too late. I think if I had grown up with gay marriage being legal it may have been different. The thing is, governments, politicians and educators can offer the best services and 'solutions' for queer young people, with us positioned inside some of the most successful first world conditions.
Tony Abbott tries to take credit for marriage equality again after losing poll Laurence BarberFebruary 12, I think if I had grown up with gay marriage being legal it may have been different. Sign up Log out news. Gay marriage being illegal is a slap in the face. Don't have an account? Madeline said her main reason for voting no was her Christian faith.