Anybody who’s been around me at all for the past few months knows that I’ve been furtively asking people to contribute written entries to a project on same-sex marriage. Well, good news — the project has now officially launched! You can find the website at www.thepotentialweddingalbum.org.
What’s this all about, you wonder?
The Potential Wedding Album is for same-sex couple who would like the option to get married in Australia. You don’t have to straining to walk down any aisle to join The Potential Wedding Album. Inclusion in the album is to show support for marriage equality. Exercising the option of marriage if it becomes legally available if, of course, a personal choice.
It’s not just an online project, though — make no mistake, an actual “Potential Wedding Album” is in preparation at the moment, and once it’s finished copies will be printed and delivered to the Prime Minister, the Opposition Leader, and many other parliamentarians in Canberra.
And that’s just the first run. Entries are continually being collected, and once enough have been sent in a second print run will be organised. And then a third, and a fourth, and…as many as it takes!
If you haven’t contributed yet (i.e. if I didn’t bug you enough) it’s now super easy to do so: Just click this link, and then put in your details. It won’t take more than a minute, but it will make a lasting difference.
I’ve got to give a big kudos to Tanya Smith, who had the idea for this and has pretty much single-handedly organised the whole project. Not many people have the creativity to come up with an idea like this, or the drive to see it through. She has both.
Send this link on to all your friends, promote it mercilessly on Twitter and Facebook, and hopefully we can send a message to the national legislature!