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Gay Marriage Rights

Obviously this is an extremely significant issue that has become a daily topic in many households. I am pretty young, starting high school next fall, and I have always been curious to listen to people's opinions on the topic of Gay Marriage, because it is an important part of my life.

I am a triplet, with a sister and a brother, and I suppose one could say I have a unique lifestyle. My siblings and I have been raised in two households our entire lives, the reason being that we have four parents. All of them are gay, meaning my mom's live together, and my dad's live together.

Both of my biological parents are in law enforcement, while my other dad and mom are stay-at-home parents. My mom's have been together for 20 years, and my dad's have been together for 19. We live in California, but my parents live 100 miles apart, with one house being located by the beach, and the other in the countryside. My dad's raise all kinds of animals, and they always teach us important values, along with my mom's as well.

My mom's got married a few years back, when gay marriage was okay in California for that short period of time. My dad's have not gotten married, but with the new laws, they are engaged now and hope to be married as soon as possible.

One of my dads is from Mexico, and he has been here for about 25 years. He is not a citizen, and now that he can get married to the person he loves, he will finally be recognized in the country he loves. My parents have always taught me to accept everyone, and I find it easy to get along with many different varieties of people.

I am starting this debate mainly because I am aware of the religious standpoints, and want to hear more about others outlooks and perspectives on gay marriage, and equality. I am open to all opinions and would like to hear all and every reason as to why you feel that way.

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  • Jul 2 2013: The solution is simple:

    If you believe gay marriage is wrong, don't get "gay married".
    If you're a church/organization and your religion says gay marriage is wrong, then don't perform gay marriages.

    "Oh, no, but then we can't stop cousins from marrying each other or a woman marrying her brother!"
    Unfortunately it's not your place to stop them in the first place.

    "Oh, no, it will corrupt the minds of our children! It will disrupt the meaning of a family!"
    Im pretty sure divorce has a higher chance of doing this than gay marriage, and it's been legal for years..

    "Oh, no, they can't reproduce alone so they shouldn't be married!!"
    Seriously, the world is over-populated as it is, let the gays soar with open wings.
    • Jul 2 2013: The solution IS simple, but conservatives and others that oppose gay marriage always feel like they need to change something, or leave something as is, even if it doesn't affect them. I appreciate the way you expressed your opinion. Thank you for sharing your perspective.

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