By using the language of children's rights, they are invoking powerful human rights discourse. In fact, some research suggests same-sex marriage would provide benefits for children being raised in these families.
Whose family values and whose rights? They also beg some other important questions. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution.
Should Gay Marriage Be Legal? Civil unions and domestic partnerships afford many of the rights of marriage, thus marriage should not be expanded to include same-sex couples. Skip to content. Although traditionally marriage has been exclusive to relationships of different genders, same-gender relationships are unlocking the opportunities of government recognition of their partnership.
With the legalization, gay couples can now adopt children just as straight couples can.
The authors concluded there was clear consensus in scientific literature that children raised by same-sex couples fared as well as children raised by opposite-sex couples. Key Statistics. The campaigns have emotional force because they raise big questions without providing answers.
Skip to content Home Why gay marriage? The majority of Australians were against same-sex marriage and many LGBT rights groups actively condemned our push for marriage equality. Pro 5 Marriage is an internationally recognized human right for all people.