07 Jun '12, 1am

“Marriage is the birthplace of society. Marriage produces good citizens.” Errrrm. #thankyouUSA #sgfeminists

“Marriage is the birthplace of society. Marriage produces good citizens.” Errrrm. #thankyouUSA #sgfeminists

Wednesday, I attended two meetings with experts on the anti-gay marriage side of the debate here in Washington DC. I had hoped to be intellectually stimulated. I had hoped that the meetings would reveal arguments with more depth and nuance than what I have read on the internet. After all, they are the experts and I would be hearing from them directly, rather than be filtered via a reporter or blogger. To be frank, I was disappointed. In two hours of discussions, all I heard was a rehash of the same arguments, with no more refinement than what had been reported in recent years. Helen Alvare is an associate professor of law at George Mason University, and a specialist in family law. In a nutshell, she believes that gay people should never be discriminated against, but nonetheless stands firmly against legalising same-sex marriage. How does she arrive at such an awkward posit...

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