The Commitment Project

The commitment project was started by Evan Cooper.  He wanted gay and lesbian couples who have been together for longer than 8.7 years to appear on a billboard at Sydney Town Hall train station.  Plans will then be made to replicate this billboard in Melbourne and other Capital Cities around the rest of Australia. Many suburbanites toward the beginning of today at Sydney’s Town Hall train station saw 25 same-sex couples calling for lawful fairness for their relationship. The announcement, which was introduced overnight on Platform 1 of the bustling focal city travel stop, advances The Commitment Project, a site battle which reports long haul gay and lesbian submitted connections. Couples from all over Australia are appeared, some imagined with their kids. “I am focused on the individual I adore” and “I am resolved to be glad for who I am,” are among the quotes appeared.

Darren and I were lucky enough to have been chosen to appear on the billboard {that’s us bottom row 5th from the left).  We and many other gay and lesbian couples have been together for longer than our parents aunties and uncles and goes to show that the gay and lesbian population can be just as monogamous and loving  as heterosexual relationships.

“But this project is about more than just “gay marriage” I really hope that these simple images of loving couples will help reduce homophobia, will inspire young people to keep their romantic dreams and for parents to know that their gay, lesbian and transgendered children have just as much chance of having a long term and happy family life as anyone else.Commitment Project is aimed to show the wider community that for all our differences we still fundamentally want the same thing, to be allowed to love who we love.”

Darren and I are proud to be a part of the Commitment Project and support same sex marriage.  With the upcoming Federal Election in Australia coming up it is important that we all cast a vote for what is right and should be our right.

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“As indicated by the Australian Bureau of Statistics the middle length of an Australian Marriage is 8.7 years so I have utilized this number as the base period of time to be a piece of this task,” says the venture’s organizer Evan Cooper. Look at a bigger picture of the board here. “This venture is about more than simply ‘gay marriage’,” Cooper clarifies. “I truly trust that these basic pictures of cherishing couples will lessen homophobia, will motivate youngsters to keep their sentimental dreams and for guardians to realize that their gay, lesbian and transgendered kids have the same amount of possibility of having a long haul and upbeat family life as any other person.”

Sydney’s Lord Mayor Clover Moore has become behind the activity. “And in addition giving the battle for equivalent acknowledgment a human measurement, the photographs ought to energize youthful lesbians and gay men and their families to trust that discovering joy with a long haul accomplice is a reasonable goal,” she says. The bulletin will be authoritatively propelled this Sunday September 11 from 3-5pm at a social event at the Bank Hotel in Newtown. Redesign: See our photographs from the dispatch here.

There are incalculable grounds whereupon we should also support gay marriage. Nothing is less demanding to acknowledge than each individual on Earth merits the respect to be dealt with as he or she wishes to be dealt with. On this earth we have entire groups of people disregarded in our society. As a society we should be accepting of each other and work together as a community. In all that we do, we ought to try to expand people’s level of joy and minimize pain.The seperation of same sex marriage from our society causes agony among the people who arn’t accepted. Why should gay, lesbian, or bisexual couples be ignored if they have been together, working with in the community for such a lengthy period of time. If two people truly love each other, shouldn’t they be able to be recognised legally by the government. Marriage is a part of the modern tradition and is the basis for beginning a family environment with joint ownership and responsibilities.

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