“To the Doctors for the Family,
We – Maeve Marsden, Maya Newell, Rowan Savage, Raj and Jesse Wakeling – are a group of adults aged in our 20s and 30s, raised in same-sex parenting environments.
We would like to address the concerns you’ve highlighted in your submission to the Senate inquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2010, and discuss their broader implications. We would also like to give you the opportunity to meet us, and our families, to help broaden your understanding of this complex and topical issue.
We note that the Australian Medical Association, a 900,000-member strong association of medical professionals, has already dismissed your submission as going against the general consensus of doctors and the majority of research.
Maya Newell, Raj Wakeling, Jesse Wakeling, Maeve Marsden and Rowan Savage are a group of adults now aged in their 20s and 30s who were raised in same-sex parenting environments.
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