I’m sorry, but I really don’t understand how there are any consequences to coming out. Least of all that they should be that we cannot get married nor have children. If marriage isn’t for you, FINE, but why should you take away another gay couple’s right to do what you don’t want to do? Do single straight women and men who are fine with staying single their whole life think that other straight people should not be married nor have children? If you do something bad in life, yes there should be consequences, but being a homosexual is NOT one of those bad things!!!
A gay Australian couple has said that they intend to vote against marriage equality in the upcoming postal vote.
The couple, Mark Poidevin and Ben Rogers, met 15 years ago on a website appropriately named ‘Gay.com’. They say it was love at first sight.
Despite their love, they will be voting against marriage equality, they told ABC Australia.
“I used to be a believer in same-sex marriage”, Poidevin explained.
He even proposed to his partner and was rejected, as Rogers said it is not his “cup of tea”. “At the time Ben said it wasn’t for him, that he didn’t believe in it, and I said, ‘When the laws change, would you like to?’”
However, Poidevin’s views soon began to align with his partners and now the prospect is nearing in the form of a postal survey, Poidevin will be voting no.
“There’s never been any discrimination with any of our families, or dramas coming our way because of our sexuality,” he said.
The couple believes that marriage can only be a heterosexual union.
Poidevin said: “When I first came out I think one of the consequences was giving up marriage and children and things like that.