Same Sex Marriage is a must, but it doesn’t go far enough

I’ve been contemplating all day about what I should write about for my first blog post on this new site and why it should be about something important to me. Not only to me should it be important, but it should be important to all of those who endorse equality, as I believe that equality is something that we should strive for. The UK government is seeing one of its most popular bills (minus the religious factions opposing the bill) going through parliament – the ‘Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill’. This bill is only the start however, and I believe that if we want true equality, we must go further than Same Sex Marriage (SSM), and introduce civil partnerships for mixed sex couples.  Continue reading