Australian politicians, please pass the same-sex marriage bill already!🌈
The argument that "the traditional definition of marriage needs to be protected" is ignoring that the "traditional definition" has constantly changed. 🌈
Traditionally, marriage was about political and family alliances.
It involved business and financial exchanges and transactions.
It was about economic security and even legal ownership of the woman.
It was only in the 1970's that rape in marr
Birthing with a midwife who has been with you throughout your pregnancy and continues to care for you post-natal is considered the gold standard of care. All women should have this right if they choose it, yet in Australia attempts are being made to make it legally impossible for a private midwife to care for a woman unless they are under the jurisdiction of a doctor - yet it is the midwives who have the ultimate training in childbirth! This particularly affects women who cho