Celebrating a Divorce

I, for one, applaud the group’s existence to hopefully show how ridiculous this couple is being. Why on Earth anyone would destroy their own marriage because they don’t want others to participate in the same is wholly beyond me. But it just shows how little value heteros really put on marriage if something like this can end a marriage.

A Facebook event created to celebrate the divorce of an Australian couple has over 165,000 enthusiastic attendees.

It sounds harsh, right? Well, the couple — Nick and Sarah Jensen — are making headlines for threatening to split up if the country legalizes gay marriage. So it’s not too surprising that the backlash includes a preemptive celebration of the couple’s potential divorce.

“My wife and I, as a matter of conscience, refuse to recognize the government’s regulation of marriage if its definition includes the solemnization of same sex couples,” Nick told City News.

People are using the Facebook group to share pictures and messages to support the Jensen’s decision to divorce.

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