Archived from the original on 17 December Many non-gay couples use this method to have children, as do some gay and lesbian couples. I have said that this is a message of hate coming from the Prime Minister. Michelle Removing the bible from all of this, the point that this person is making and myself is that biologically speaking the love of 2 homosexuals can not bring forth life. Archived from the original on 10 March
Many transgender people were forced to divorce if they wanted to officially change gender.
Same-sex marriage in Australia
As in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, the reforms also enabled the lesbian partner of a woman to be recognised as the parent of her partner's child across state law. God did not regard Abraham and Sarah being unable to produce children as an impediment to their long and happy marriage, Genesis Retrieved 16 January It represents a harsh if oblique statement by the law that same-sex couples are outsiders, and that their need for affirmation and protection of their intimate relations as human beings is somehow less than that of heterosexual couples. Local government groups have also published official positions in favour of same-sex marriage. Retrieved 22 October The following map shows state laws prior to the Supreme Court ruling:.
Archived from the original on 11 April The precise rights of states and territories with respect to creating state-based same-sex marriage laws was complicated further by the Howard Government amendment to the Marriage Act in to define marriage as the exclusive union of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all others. Archived from the original on 6 December Although there is no national civil union or relationships register scheme in Australia, most states and territories have legislated for civil unions or domestic partnership registries. Status of same-sex unions around the world. Jun 28, Really? Bob Brown also quoted as Australia having a "straight Australia policy".