Daily Prompt: Believe

This could mean almost anything. I believe in a lot of things. Things that are important to me and that I would think would make the world a more tolerable place to live.

I live in Australia, where there is a big debate and discussion about Same-Sex Marriage. The government have spent millions of dollars on a postal survey, which has only one question; Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry? It isn’t legally binding, per se, but it would give the government an idea of how the country on a whole, feels about this issue. I am going to give my personal opinion, and I don’t expect everyone to agree (that would be boring, now wouldn’t it?). I believe that if two people love one another enough to get married, then they should be allowed to it. If they happen to be of the same gender, so be it. Love doesn’t discriminate, so why should we? Why should the law discriminate? It’s not really any of our business how people choose to live their lives; if two people of the same gender want to get married, then let them. I still don’t understand why this is even an issue in this day in age. My country of birth (New Zealand) has already legalised same-sex marriage, so I don’t understand why it’s still an issue here in Australia. I believe that if it doesn’t affect me personally, then i don’t have a problem with it. I’m hoping that this postal survey leads to it being legalised, then it can just be part of everyday life, rather than something considered abnormal.


For whatever reason someone is different, it is never OK to make someone feel bad for being the way they are. Accept people’s differences; it is what makes the world and our lives, more interesting


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