I do not regret that our daughter has Sophie and I as parents. I do regret that she lives in a world where some will tell her that her family is not normal. I regret that even in this chamber, elected representatives denigrate the worth of her family. I will not rest in the face of such prejudice. I want for her, for all of us, an Australia which is inclusive and respectful, and this is why this campaign will not end here.
— Australian Finance Minister Penny Wong, who is gay and raising a child with her partner, on this week’s vote in the Australian House of Representative’s which struck down a bill to pass same sex marriage. Full story HERE
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