My point of view:
The origin of marriage is not as dreamy as it is portrayed now. It used to be an economic union, with or without love involved. I think a lot of people do not like homosexuals to have this 'right' to marriage because it is a mockery of its religious origins, value system and its belief of sacredness (as in holy matrimony). Homosexual or heterosexual or bisexual, why would anyone else want to be in a dreamy state? What are their reasons for wanting to be married? I think the validity, sustainability and strength of any union of 2 people (homosexual or not) can only be evaluated based on their motivation on why they want to enter a contract/union. Otherwise, Marriage is exactly how it's described in the article - a dream. Many young girls and boys dream about it. And a dream it remains. Everyone has a right to dream.
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