Marriage Equality Interlude

I can’t write a post about this topic because it breaks my heart. Thanks Francesca for helping me out! With tears in my eyes I repost this, why it even on the agendas I will never understand……


Last week I noticed a photo posted by my friend, Adam, on the day of his wedding anniversary. What a beautiful and romantic gift. Adam cross- stitched this tapestry to give to his husband of ten years: the pattern was digitally converted from a photo. The romantic photo was taken at The Twelve Apostles on the Great Ocean Road, Victoria. I’ve never asked them if this was the moment of the marriage proposal.

Cross stitched by Adam as a wedding anniversary gift.

Later that day, Barnadi made a cake to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary. They enjoyed a beautiful meal together at their home in Melbourne, along with their cat and dog.

They’ve celebrated their wedding anniversary twice. Last January, they commemorated their Wedding Reception anniversary which was held in Melbourne, Australia, while this month, they’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of their ‘civil partnership’ held in Bath, Britain. At the…

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2 Responses to Marriage Equality Interlude

  1. What a kind heart you have. I think we are many, but no tears here just extreme vexation that marriage equality is up for debate via snail mail… And that equality in general, fairness, justice, environment, education etc etc are being used for political games. I’m so bloody cranky.


    • fergie51 says:

      I have a son who is gay and to see his anguish at being separated from society and his concern for young gay people and their struggle with being accepted is heart wrenching. People are just people, some good some not so but everyone deserves respect and acceptance. 😦


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