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Tag Archive: marriage

Feb 28 2014

Supporting Scientology marriage – opposing marriage

This happened: A couple have made history by becoming the first to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel, five years after they brought a legal case to have their religious rights recognised. Newlyweds Alessandro Calcioli and Louisa Hodkin, both 25, described their marriage as a “momentous” victory against “inequality and unfairness” as they posed for photographs outside a …

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Jan 04 2014

Why should we get married?

My latest for the Guardian, I engage with some reasons and thoughts behind why we should get married. Spoiler: I’m not in favour.

Nov 03 2013

Engagement rings are bullshit

Engagement rings are bullshit. My latest for the Guardian was a lighter piece – that actually ties into more deeper elements of my hatred for most things romance – on this. The comment section is a pleasant (/sarcasm) space of people questioning the usual, irrelevant details of me: Do I really get paid to write …

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May 28 2013

Opposing homosexuality (in France)

Since 18 May, same-sex marriage has been legal in France. Despite the rather obvious nature for why you should support it, many still oppose it. From the New York Times: Thousands of French marched on Sunday, France’s Mother’s Day, to protest the recent legalization of gay marriage. Despite initial worries, the demonstration was largely peaceful, …

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