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[h=1]World champ axeman backs gay marriage[/h][h=5]Dinah Arndt[/h]September 9, 2011 - 12:43PM

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World champion axeman David Foster supports gay marriage. Photo: James Boddington
World champion axeman David Foster may not be a likely poster boy for gay rights.
However, these days the prominent North-West Tasmanian is just as happy to be championing same-sex marriage as he is woodchopping.
The reason? His daughter Sally, her partner Lily and their daughter Wren, who soon turns one.
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The Examiner reports that Foster will speak on Tuesday in support of same-sex marriage at a forum in Hobart - something he admits would not have happened before Sally sat down with him and his wife Jan four years ago.
"I think she (Sally) didn't want to (come out) earlier, because I was a bit anti-that and maybe she didn't want to upset me," he said.
"She sat my wife and I down and said `I want to tell you something' and that's how we spoke as a family."
The 54-year-old Latrobe resident said his close relationship with Sally had not changed as a result of that conversation, but his views had.
"Everyone has an opinion, but once it's close to home you realise what's important. My daughter is the same daughter I reared and just because her sexual preferences are different from mine doesn't mean a thing," he said.
"She is a nurse, she has a beautiful partner and a child and if they wish to get married, I can't see why they can't."
Foster said his wife's recent health scare had the family reassessing what was important - and counting its blessings.
While some of his mates "that you could call bushies" accepted Sally's news with little fuss, Foster said he had copped flak from others.
He also knew of a woodchopper who, upon learning his daughter was a lesbian, cut off all communication with her and her child.
The Greens already support same-sex marriage and, last month, the Tasmanian ALP voted in favour of law reform.
Tasmanian Labor Senator Carol Brown will be among those backing the same change at the party's national conference.
Her online survey on the issue closes today.
"I believe that there is majority support within our community for same-sex couples to have the right to marry," Senator Brown said.
"A change in the ALP national platform will ensure that we can return to the Parliament in 2012 and fight to fulfil our equality agenda with a change to the Marriage Act."
Tasmanian Gay and Lesbian Rights Group spokesman Rodney Croome said Mr Foster's story illustrated how Tasmanian attitudes have evolved.
"I'm confident that with supporters like David Foster this reform is inevitable," he said.
Foster hoped that by speaking up he would encourage other parents to be out and proud about their children -no matter what their sexual preference.
"I have a high profile, but that doesn't mean I'll sit on the fence and be quiet just because I might offend somebody," he said.
"Sally is my daughter, and I love her and I'm proud of her. Sometimes you've got to stand up and be heard."




Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/national/w...ay-marriage-20110909-1k11r.html#ixzz1XTCRmbEq
 

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[h=1]World champ axeman backs gay marriage[/h][h=5]Dinah Arndt[/h]September 9, 2011 - 12:43PM

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World champion axeman David Foster supports gay marriage. Photo: James Boddington
World champion axeman David Foster may not be a likely poster boy for gay rights.
However, these days the prominent North-West Tasmanian is just as happy to be championing same-sex marriage as he is woodchopping.
The reason? His daughter Sally, her partner Lily and their daughter Wren, who soon turns one.
Advertisement: Story continues below
The Examiner reports that Foster will speak on Tuesday in support of same-sex marriage at a forum in Hobart - something he admits would not have happened before Sally sat down with him and his wife Jan four years ago.
"I think she (Sally) didn't want to (come out) earlier, because I was a bit anti-that and maybe she didn't want to upset me," he said.
"She sat my wife and I down and said `I want to tell you something' and that's how we spoke as a family."
The 54-year-old Latrobe resident said his close relationship with Sally had not changed as a result of that conversation, but his views had.
"Everyone has an opinion, but once it's close to home you realise what's important. My daughter is the same daughter I reared and just because her sexual preferences are different from mine doesn't mean a thing," he said.
"She is a nurse, she has a beautiful partner and a child and if they wish to get married, I can't see why they can't."
Foster said his wife's recent health scare had the family reassessing what was important - and counting its blessings.
While some of his mates "that you could call bushies" accepted Sally's news with little fuss, Foster said he had copped flak from others.
He also knew of a woodchopper who, upon learning his daughter was a lesbian, cut off all communication with her and her child.
The Greens already support same-sex marriage and, last month, the Tasmanian ALP voted in favour of law reform.
Tasmanian Labor Senator Carol Brown will be among those backing the same change at the party's national conference.
Her online survey on the issue closes today.
"I believe that there is majority support within our community for same-sex couples to have the right to marry," Senator Brown said.
"A change in the ALP national platform will ensure that we can return to the Parliament in 2012 and fight to fulfil our equality agenda with a change to the Marriage Act."
Tasmanian Gay and Lesbian Rights Group spokesman Rodney Croome said Mr Foster's story illustrated how Tasmanian attitudes have evolved.
"I'm confident that with supporters like David Foster this reform is inevitable," he said.
Foster hoped that by speaking up he would encourage other parents to be out and proud about their children -no matter what their sexual preference.
"I have a high profile, but that doesn't mean I'll sit on the fence and be quiet just because I might offend somebody," he said.
"Sally is my daughter, and I love her and I'm proud of her. Sometimes you've got to stand up and be heard."




Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/national/w...ay-marriage-20110909-1k11r.html#ixzz1XTCRmbEq

This is Harvey Milk's whole stance: if everyone would just have that conversation with family and friends and come out of the closet, enough people would change their minds and this shit would stop. Hell if every politician knew how many on their staff were knobshiners DOMA would have never existed.
 

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I want to know what Canadians thinks about Australians being better lumberjacks :lol:
 

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That's like asking what they think of African hockey players

No, it's really not. You see, Africans aren't better at Hockey than Canadians. Australians on the other hand are better than Canadians are choppin' the old wood.
 

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[h=1]World champ axeman backs gay marriage[/h][h=5]Dinah Arndt[/h]September 9, 2011 - 12:43PM

http://images.theage.com.au/2011/09/09/2614097/art-Foster-420x0.jpg
World champion axeman David Foster supports gay marriage. Photo: James Boddington
World champion axeman David Foster may not be a likely poster boy for gay rights.
However, these days the prominent North-West Tasmanian is just as happy to be championing same-sex marriage as he is woodchopping.
The reason? His daughter Sally, her partner Lily and their daughter Wren, who soon turns one.
Advertisement: Story continues below
The Examiner reports that Foster will speak on Tuesday in support of same-sex marriage at a forum in Hobart - something he admits would not have happened before Sally sat down with him and his wife Jan four years ago.
"I think she (Sally) didn't want to (come out) earlier, because I was a bit anti-that and maybe she didn't want to upset me," he said.
"She sat my wife and I down and said `I want to tell you something' and that's how we spoke as a family."
The 54-year-old Latrobe resident said his close relationship with Sally had not changed as a result of that conversation, but his views had.
"Everyone has an opinion, but once it's close to home you realise what's important. My daughter is the same daughter I reared and just because her sexual preferences are different from mine doesn't mean a thing," he said.
"She is a nurse, she has a beautiful partner and a child and if they wish to get married, I can't see why they can't."
Foster said his wife's recent health scare had the family reassessing what was important - and counting its blessings.
While some of his mates "that you could call bushies" accepted Sally's news with little fuss, Foster said he had copped flak from others.
He also knew of a woodchopper who, upon learning his daughter was a lesbian, cut off all communication with her and her child.
The Greens already support same-sex marriage and, last month, the Tasmanian ALP voted in favour of law reform.
Tasmanian Labor Senator Carol Brown will be among those backing the same change at the party's national conference.
Her online survey on the issue closes today.
"I believe that there is majority support within our community for same-sex couples to have the right to marry," Senator Brown said.
"A change in the ALP national platform will ensure that we can return to the Parliament in 2012 and fight to fulfil our equality agenda with a change to the Marriage Act."
Tasmanian Gay and Lesbian Rights Group spokesman Rodney Croome said Mr Foster's story illustrated how Tasmanian attitudes have evolved.
"I'm confident that with supporters like David Foster this reform is inevitable," he said.
Foster hoped that by speaking up he would encourage other parents to be out and proud about their children -no matter what their sexual preference.
"I have a high profile, but that doesn't mean I'll sit on the fence and be quiet just because I might offend somebody," he said.
"Sally is my daughter, and I love her and I'm proud of her. Sometimes you've got to stand up and be heard."




Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/national/w...ay-marriage-20110909-1k11r.html#ixzz1XTCRmbEq

 
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Today there was a girl who didn't wear a bra to school and I got to see through her shirt.

Yes! My twisted beautiful dark fantasies are coming true.
 

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Floods in the area are drowning the petrified raptorsaurs!

HALPPP!

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Today there was a girl who didn't wear a bra to school and I got to see through her shirt.

Yes! My twisted beautiful dark fantasies are coming true.

I can only imagine what your life will be like the first time you go to a strip club.
 
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