Most couples are heterosexual, and many find it easier to marry and claim rights than others depending on their country’s laws. No woman is prohibited from marrying a man or vice versa because marriage is considered a basic human right for them. This has been true for man-woman marriages for millenia in many places.
Now people in love with someone of the same gender want this basic right. How does it affect other, non-gay couples? Seems as if it doesn’t. So what is the problem? Religion gone haywire is one. Long-established definitions of marriage as heterosexual block visions of freedom. Does a dictionary rule or does a human need to connect and belong in a positive, constructive way take precedence?
Let’s hope that making loving relationships legal controls the debate and the law follows NOW.