Marriage and equality: What’s love got to do with it?

Kate Galloway*

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Abstract

Contemporary debate about marriage equality tends to be polarised: either supporting ’traditional’ marriage or equal recognition of loving relationships. The law’s involvement in the institution of marriage has however, traditionally been preoccupied with property. Now that property is largely dealt with through channels other than marriage, this article suggests that it is time for the law’s approach to marriage to evolve to meet the more contemporary social need of equality.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-228
Number of pages4
JournalAlternative Law Journal
Volume40
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

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