posted on Apr, 22 2012 @ 03:32 PM
Originally posted by MzMorbid
There are fewer opportunities for women. Well...decently paid opportunities. Seriously. Men make more money than women...period.
Not when you compare like for like IE single mums and single dads.
I am a single parent and it makes my blood boil to see the red carpets of opportunity being rolled out at the mere scent of a vagina but men can go to
I am of the firm conviction that in the (UK at least,) when gay people are finally treated with equal dignity as heterosexuals and marry then the
world of single parents will be turned upside down.
It is my experience that children are often treated as nothing more than a commodity and a means to greater financial entitlement by many
In the Uk there is something called "Child Benefit" which is a benefit paid by the state (taxpayer) to the "Mother" historically, in order to help
support children. The Child Benefit is more or less a certificate of "Ownership" of a child and although it may not be a lot of money it opens
numerous doors of opportunity for the child owner.
To my mind it would be prudent for the UK government to get rid of the Child Benefit ASAP because there will be a world of tears when future gay
couples enter the arena of the Family Courts in relation to divorce as the judges will no longer be able to discriminate against one parent because of
Any married man that would deny Gays the right to marry needs to think long and hard about what would happen to himself should he end up in the
divorce courts. Gay marriage could possibly be one of the best things for Dads and a boon for children.
Unfortunately same sex marriage is not in the interest of Mothers, Court welfare Officers, social services nor judges because if you take away the
money (child benefit) there is very little for women to fight over.
edit on 22-4-2012 by ChristianJihad because: speeling