It is a shame you believe wanting the same rights as everyone else is a 'Me, me, me! Journal Media does not control and is not responsible for the content of external websites. What age and gender are you? SSM I suspect has the real potential to place pressure on agencies to facilitate motherless and fatherless families and I don't believe that a healthy or ideal situation for any society.
Women who strayed risked extreme punishment including death. So why is it so important that they sign up to a religious institution for confirmation of their love for their partner.
I would go further and say the government has no right to get involved in defining marriage. Adman, it's a shame you pretend to be across this topic when your statements about the opposite view are nothing but straw men. While there are lots of books about how to plan your gay wedding, there are virtually none that address what to do after the honeymoon is over literally and figuratively.
Now you're just two people living together.