New Zealand straight same-sex marriage 'insults' gays

  • metta

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    Sep 11, 2014 5:13 PM GMT
    New Zealand straight same-sex marriage 'insults' gays

    Two male best friends are getting married to win a trip to the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England



    - See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/new-zealand-straight-same-sex-marriage-insults-gays110914
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    Sep 11, 2014 6:37 PM GMT
    Come on as if convenience marriages were never seen before among straight couples
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    Sep 11, 2014 8:32 PM GMT
    Marriage of convenience might be an apt argument but there's also the "too soon?" factor to consider.
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    Sep 11, 2014 8:45 PM GMT
    They're "gay acting."
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    Sep 11, 2014 10:34 PM GMT
    There is no "test" or authorization in NZ for getting married between to consenting adults. Gay, straight or a marriage of convenience of either or any.

    I know 2 friends of mine, they are exes, but still live together. They got married for health care reasons.

    This tells me homophobia in NZ is a non-issue!
  • coolarmydude

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    Sep 11, 2014 11:44 PM GMT
    Wouldn't this clearly evident fraud disqualify them from the contest?
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    Sep 12, 2014 4:22 AM GMT
    coolarmydude saidWouldn't this clearly evident fraud disqualify them from the contest?


    Bingo. I'd like to see a couple of straight guys try that to get one of them into NZ. lol! Because you know what immigration is going to demand proof of. Bwahahahahahaha!
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    Sep 12, 2014 4:35 AM GMT
    The right side one hasnt told the other they are a real couple yet, or wants to be.
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    Sep 12, 2014 3:22 PM GMT


    I just went to The Edge's FB page - who are hosting the contest. Believe or not, marrying your best mate IS the contest, lol. Trust straight people to not only mock their own marriages, but now gay ones as well.

    You guys should read the angry comments from straight people. They think it's a mockery of what gay people have fought so hard for. I think The Edge is going to regret creating this fiasco, lol.
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    Sep 12, 2014 5:18 PM GMT
    a) Maybe this will open up their eyes to the strife that gays deal with in trying to secure equal rights around the world.

    b) Maybe this will finally show many, that marriage isn't a, sacred religious tradition; that it is the union of two people who are very close to one another and wish to share the best things in life, together.

    c) Or maybe this'll just be a popular news article that draws criticism from both sides for a while or something. I dunno. I don't see anything sacred about marriage, so why not. I don't see this as offending gays--if anything, my mind is settled on (b) which I wrote just above this paragraph. If they're best friends, that might be all the connection they need to go through the ordeal of marriage in an effort to secure this moment for the two of them. Great. Fine by me.

    But then again I'm a single, unattached, polyamorous and platonic individual who just wants to meet people and have a good time, so I guess I'm just coming at this from a different perspective than most.
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    Sep 12, 2014 9:52 PM GMT

    I pick A), Kodiak.

    As well, if they should get into a drunken fight and one wants a divorce before the marriage is annulled by both of them after the Rugby tournament, then they're going to find out what an acrimonious divorce is all about. LOL Especially if one decides to take the other to the cleaners financially, and then demands $$$upport. In the meantime they're stuck with each other for the next year until the games.

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    Sep 12, 2014 10:18 PM GMT
    I'm mostly worried that they look related.

    Why not? Strange, strange, strange radio competition but at least it's not one of those where someone dies. Like the "Hold your wee for a Wii". And that time with the English royal baby and the nurse killing herself.

    They should be able to get an annulment if they don't "seal the deal", no?
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    Sep 13, 2014 12:54 AM GMT
    Gays should never have linked gay marriage with equality. Do you guys who believe in "Marriage Equality" actually understand that you now also support incest, polygamy, bestiality and pedophilia?
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    Sep 13, 2014 2:03 AM GMT
    mx5guynj saidGays should never have linked gay marriage with equality. Do you guys who believe in "Marriage Equality" actually understand that you now also support incest, polygamy, bestiality and pedophilia?


    Now I understand you. Ignore button activated.
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    Sep 13, 2014 10:47 AM GMT
    Not going to get my knickers in a knot over this. Marriage has long been used for self advancement, and been made a mockery of. Why should "gay marriage" be any different?
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    Sep 13, 2014 1:20 PM GMT
    mx5guynj saidGays should never have linked gay marriage with equality. Do you guys who believe in "Marriage Equality" actually understand that you now also support incest, polygamy, bestiality and pedophilia?


    I hate going off topic here, and I dunno if you're a troll or not, sorry, but the reason marriage equality does not include bestiality and pedophilia is pretty simple, and I'm wondering if you know why, or are capable of learning why on your own--I very much hope so, cause it'd show a bit of critical thinking, and I love it when people think, so ask yourself what the difference is between gay marriage and polygamy, versus bestiality and pedophilia. I'm earnestly waiting for a response. Don't over think it, but do think!
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    Sep 13, 2014 2:19 PM GMT
    mx5guynj saidGays should never have linked gay marriage with equality. Do you guys who believe in "Marriage Equality" actually understand that you now also support incest, polygamy, bestiality and pedophilia?

    Hey, guys, can you spot the straight Right Wing disruptor in the room? If ever we needed evidence that they come here, we just got it.
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    Sep 13, 2014 2:21 PM GMT
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    mx5guynj saidGays should never have linked gay marriage with equality. Do you guys who believe in "Marriage Equality" actually understand that you now also support incest, polygamy, bestiality and pedophilia?

    Hey, guys, can you spot the straight Right Wing disruptor in the room? If ever we needed evidence that they come here, we just got it.
    Hmmm...lemme guess...is it the guy who secretly wants to marry his mom, his son, and his dog? That's the impression I get when people compare those things to equality. icon_wink.gif
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    Sep 14, 2014 4:35 AM GMT
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    mx5guynj saidGays should never have linked gay marriage with equality. Do you guys who believe in "Marriage Equality" actually understand that you now also support incest, polygamy, bestiality and pedophilia?


    Now I understand you. Ignore button activated.


    The difference between Gay Marriage and Civil Unions for homosexuals is thin enough for me to join you in blocking and ignoring.