equal marriage

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equal marriage (countable and uncountable, plural equal marriages)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see equal,‎ marriage.
  2. Marriage equality; the acceptance of same-sex as well as heterosexual marriages.
    • 2010, Malcolm C. Kronby, Canadian Family Law, ISBN 0470676477:
      The Court heard from civil liberties associations, a group of seven people interested in civil unions, human rights commissions, faith groups supporting and opposed to equal marriage, gay and lesbian equality rights groups, and []

Usage notes[edit]

  • Mainly used by supporters of LGBT rights.