The gay people against gay marriage - BBC News.
Same-sex marriage III: The arguments against Posted Thu, November 29th, 2012 12:05 am by Lyle Denniston This is the third of four articles explaining the constitutional controversy, now awaiting the Supreme Court’s attention, over same-sex marriage.
This article uses a rhetorically informed thematic analysis to critically examine conservative arguments against same-sex marriage, as articulated in the British press at the time of a public consultation on marriage equality. Seven opposition arguments were identified: (1) marriage is by definition and tradition a union between a man and a.
Hong Kong should legalise same-sex marriage instead of clinging to outdated arguments against it.
The idea that gay marriage is wrong because gay couples are somehow unnatural is not often stated openly, but this premise influences other arguments and lies behind many people’s negative opinions about homosexuality in general. For most people, heterosexual relationships are the norm, both in society and in nature. Non-heteronormative relationships are thus abnormal and unnatural.
Here is a libertarian argument that I find very compelling: Premise 1: Marriage is not a right. Not gay marriage, not straight marriage, not my marriage, not your marriage, not any marriage. It is simply a set of tax breaks and other incentives t.
If we legalise same-sex marriage then the only arguments against incestuous marriages or polyamorous marriages will be aesthetic rather than legal. I have to tell you that saying, “I think that is just weird and yucky” is not an effective counter-argument against incestuous and polyamorous marriages that will hold up in a court of law.
Same sex marriage has caused a lot of heated debate on both sides of the issue. I decided a couple of years ago that I was going to be indifferent to the whole thing. I want them to have all the rights they deserve (no more or less than I have) and I want them to have happy fulfilling lives.