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Oz Mandate (or Womandate)

Australia’s now had its say/ From Darwin to Botany Bay/ From Perth to Gold Coast/ A ballot by post/ Backed marriage for pairs who are gay./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-41992344 Australia's now had its sayFrom Darwin to Botany BayFrom Perth to Gold CoastA … Continue reading

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Marital Disharmony

  The synod has voted to thwart/ A C of E bishops’ report/ Because it disparages/ Single-sex marriages/ Which many clerics support./// https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2017/17-february/news/uk/synod-rebuff-for-bishops-report-on-sexuality The #synod has voted to thwartA C of E bishops' reportBecause it disparagesSingle-sex marriagesWhich many clerics support.#CofE … Continue reading

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Eire Gets Fairer

The Irish have now had their say/ From Dublin to Donegal Bay/ A motion was carried/ That folks can get married/ No matter if straight or if gay./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-32856232 The Irish have now had their say From Dublin to Donegal Bay A … Continue reading

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Husband and Husband

There once were two fellows in France/ Who after a legal advance/ Got married today/ Because, being gay/ Till now they did not have the chance. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22706351 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/339783374933745664

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Swivel Partnership

There was a PM who was harried By those against gays being married. MPs apt to swivel Were mildly uncivil But Cameron’s motion was carried. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22605011 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/337127544660828160

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Fear and Loathing in Westminster

Tory MPs who disparage/ The government bill on gay marriage/ In votes & in tweets/ Must worry their seats/ Will be pinched by that nice Mr Farage*. ////*Yes, I know it’s pronounced to rhyme with garaaage. But I say that … Continue reading

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No Room at the Inn

A B&B owner in Cookham/ Won’t let rooms to gay men who book ’em/ She says God can’t bear/ A single-sex pair/ But a court said she oughta’ve took ’em. ///http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/18/christian-gay-couple-ordered-pay-damages?newsfeed=true

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Church Disparages Plan for Gay Marriages

There were some old C of E leaders/ Who set out the Anglican creed as/ It isn’t OK/ For gay to wed gay/ As marriage is strictly for breeders. /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18405318

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Bishop’s Finger on the Pulse

4 deans & the Bishop of Buckingham/ Who face issues rather than duckingham/ Say it is OK/ To wed as a gay/ And judge people not by who’s fuckingham. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17796511

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