Editorial

During the Same Sex Marriage debate I searched Quaker Faith & Practice for some insights.  Section 22.33 tells us that “Marriage is a context for a relationship, not a guarantee of its quality.” While acknowledging that many good relationships exist outside the...

Achieving marriage equality – a personal reflection

 Evan Gallagher, Canberra Regional Meeting On 15 November 2017, we had a historic moment that should never have occurred; a majority of Australians supported marriage equality in a national postal survey by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. As a gay man, who has...

Editorial

George Fox asked the question “What canst thou say?”  In this issue we look at what the Religious Society of Friends in Australia can say today. This year we have made some important corporate statements, and we have included three of them in this issue, with some...

Marriage equality

Open letter on Marriage Equality The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, supports the right of adult couples in loving and committed relationships to marry, regardless of gender. We also support the right of such couples to have their marriages...