UK, England/Wales: Activist Peter Tatchell Points Out 6 Remaining Inequalities in Gay Marriage Bill

Written by scott on July 17th, 2013

LondonAfter today’s great victory in the UK, there are still some smaller battles to fight over the marriage equality bill. Gay UK activist Peter Tatchell points out six of them. Pink News reports:

The six aspects of discrimination in the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act are:

Rightly or wrongly, the existing grounds for the annulment of a marriage – non-consummation and adultery – do not apply in the case of same-sex marriages.

The Church of England and the Church in Wales are explicitly banned from performing religious same-sex marriages, even if they decide they want to.

Hit the link above for the other four. But hey, today is still a great victory!

Find more articles and gay wedding resources in the United Kingdom.

 

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