Gay Marriage, Marriage Equality … What’s The Difference?

Gay Marriage, Marriage Equality … What’s The Difference?

by The Daily Eye Team August 29 2015, 2:46 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 31 secs

Disputes about terminology have become quite heated as the political debate over whether Australia should legalise same-sex marriage continues. So, is there a difference between “gay marriage” and “marriage equality”? And for whom does it matter? A recent comic summed up the issue perfectly. Pop culture icon and feminist superhero Wonder Woman officiates at a wedding of two women. Afterwards, Superman exclaims: I didn’t know you were a proponent of gay marriage. Wonder Woman replies: To us, it’s not ‘gay marriage’. It’s just marriage.


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