Audio from the session: Beyond marriage.
Marriage is often presented as the highest legal right for LGBT communities. However in the wake of the parliamentary win for marriage rights, gender and sexual minorities still face oppression including homelessness, discrimination in employment, and everyday bigotry. Additionally some radicals argue for the abolition of marriage, or highlight that it does not cover all queer relationships. A discussion of the limitations of marriage rights, and the possibilities for alternative structures
2010s, activism, anne russell, aotearoa new zealand, bill logan, bullying, capitalism, child care, children, class, classism, coming out, counselling, david foster wallace, depression, domestic violence, equality, free love, freedom, friedrichshof commune, friends, heteronormativity, homosexual law reform, housing, invisibility, louisa wall, love, marriage, marriage amendment act (2012), marriage equality, mental health, monogamy, oppression, politics, polyamory, poverty, privilege, rape, relationship ideology, relationships, religion, sex, socialism, stress, suicide, the queer avengers (wellington), wellington, wellington high school, youth