Beneath Bill Shorten's legislative victory in the name of humanitarianism lies a gamble that the boats won't start up again. Tippett Quarter — Egham, Surrey More events. Tippett Quarter — Egham, Surrey More events. Marital status and mortality: For my mum, who was raised in a coal-mining town in West Virginia, and who raised her kids in a blue-collar suburb of southeastern Sydney, being gay seemed like a kind of sentence: Ryan AndersonJames Cook University. For example economics can help explain why there is a difference between married and non-married people when it comes to if, and eventually how much, they want to work.
The social aspects of publicly formalizing one's commitment to another creates a community of support that provides benefits far exceeding those available to couples who only cohabit.
How could gay marriage harm anyone?
The postal survey is a threat to us I've spent a bit of time recently thinking about what exactly it is the Liberals find so threatening about my family, writes Cathy Brown. Getty Images But Gregory Angelo, president of conservative gay rights group the Log Cabin Republicans, says two years on there appears to be no real appetite for revisiting the debate after the Supreme Court "ripped off the band-aid". IS resisting Syria Kurdish push. The testimony and conclusions of those witnesses are validated by the accumulating evidence-based literature. Regardless of which side of the fence you fall on, the more robust, rigorous and reliable information that is publicly available, the better. Here is a list of ways in which gay marriage can bring harm. It is well-established that children raised by same-sex couples compare favorably with other children in all performance standards assessed; the most important predictor of successful child-rearing is an intact two-parent unit.
Therefore, be it resolved that the Indiana State Medical Association 1 recognizes that exclusion from civil union or marriage contributes to health care disparities affecting same-sex households; 2 will work to reduce health care disparities among members of same-sex households, including minor children; and 3 will support measures providing same-sex households with the same rights and privileges to health care, health insurance, and survivor benefits, as afforded opposite-sex households. LGBT individuals also find themselves subject to laws or constitutional amendments supported by the Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as a legal union solely between a man and a woman. First posted September 27, Stateless man's challenge to indefinite detention in Australia rejected by High Court. The recent medical and social science literature cited here assures us that the same holds true for gays and lesbians who are given the opportunity to enter into legal marriage. For instance, by sharing tasks such as shopping and cleaning, a married couple can produce better quality meals than two individuals that shop, clean and cook separately.