(Closed) Spinoff: How does gay marriage affect YOU?

posted 6 years ago in Relationships
Post # 3
5657 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2012

Well, in Canada gay people can marry. 🙂 My singing teacher married his partner, whom he has been with for over 25 years, a few years ago. That doesn’t really affect me at all lol, but I guess that is the event that is closest to affecting me, as I am very close to my singing teacher.

Post # 4
387 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

*I* would be able to be the Maid/Matron of Honor at my best friend’s wedding, as she eventually will be in mine! #wait…too selfish? lol

Post # 5
5547 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2011

Well, my aunt would stop being the last “single” one. Her partner has been around as long as I can remember. We love her like we love my aunt. 🙂

Post # 6
424 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I’m from Canada as well, so it already is legal. I’m very happy that my two gay cousins have a choice to marry who the love, no matter the sexual orientation. 

Post # 7
263 posts
Helper bee

I would finally get to be in my best friend’s wedding!

Also, I’m pretty sure gay weddings would help the economy, and that would affect us all positively.

Post # 8
2808 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

It doesn’t.

Post # 9
1734 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I would get to go to and maybe be in a lot more weddings. To which I say squee!

Post # 10
2214 posts
Buzzing bee

I’d have to buy a gift for my cousin to get married! haha.  But I’d be more than happy to do that obviously.

Post # 11
788 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Its already legal in Canada 🙂

The most it would affect me is that my dear first cousin from NYC could marry whomever she chooses, and that is important to me. My happiness is important to her and vice-versa.

Post # 12
9687 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

It doesn’t affect me personally. 

Edit:  But it does affect people I know and love.  So that makes this issue important to me.  And as a fellow human being who believes everyone deserves equal rights.

Post # 13
1856 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

How does it affect me, as a women in a hetero relationship? It affects me in that I am happier to live in a society that doesn’t privilege my union over others. I live in Canada where equal marriage has been the law for nearly 7 years. It has made a difference in my life to see that the law of my country values all unions equally (especially where I am from specifically, as we recognize civil unions as equal in rights and obligations to marriage) and has allowed people I love and value to marry who they want.

Post # 14
108 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Doesn’t affect me at all… 

Post # 16
5096 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Obviously, it would destroy my marriage.

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