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Same-sex marriage critics 'a danger to gay indigenous'

Indigenous calls to reject marriage equality because it would subvert millennia-old definitions could compound the harm already being done to gay and lesbian indigenous Australians through marginalisation, a suicide prevention advocate has warned.

Dameyon Bonson, an indigenous human rights award recipient and founder of advocacy group Black Rainbow, asked whether a call by Christian think tank Freedom for Faith against same-sex marriage on indigenous cultural grounds also meant ruling out ­inter-racial marriage for the same reasons.

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/indigenous/samesex-marriage-critics-a-danger-to-gay-indigenous/news-story/e7df0ac34c1e355d229f8e3c68f1f9d8

 

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