Written by my partner…
Australian lawmakers are set to begin debating same-sex marriage next week, and the anti-equality brigade is not happy at all. To try to cheer up Australia’s top anti-same-sex marriage campaigner, I just sent him a short, friendly letter.
The Australian Christian Lobby’s managing director Lyle Shelton is the public face of the campaign against same-sex marriage in Australia. I certainly don’t agree with him on everything, but I do agree with his motto, which can be aptly summarized by Helen Lovejoy’s catchphrase, “won’t somebody please think of the children.” But for once in my life I should make a minor confession: I mostly agree out of pure narcissism.
An open letter to Mr Lyle Shelton: Thank you, and yes, we must consider the children
Dear Mr Lyle Shelton,
I wholeheartedly agree with the central thrust of your argument regarding same-sex marriage: that the welfare of children should be central to…
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