Tasmania Has Become The First Australian State To Support Same-Sex Marriage

​Read this if you're losing faith in the world

If you're losing faith in the world (and there are many reasons too, we know) here's a little news story to brighten up your day.

Tasmania is the first Australian state to pass a motion is support of same-sex marriage.

The motion has failed twice before but has finally gotten through with a majority of eight votes to five.

This is great news in itself, but even better considering the upcoming plebiscite (referendum) the country is having on same-sex marriage.



The country holds plebiscites when it wants to change its constitution.

Historically, plebiscites are not successful due to the fact they need a double majority of people and states.

This means many LGBT+ supporters are reluctant for the plebiscite to even be held.

Having said this apparently plebiscites are also not binding.

Nonetheless, it's a great show of solidarity from Tasmania and we love them for it.

No pressure Australia, but we're watching you...

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