You said, "One day we will achieve marriage equality. Then, my friend, you will be eating your words about how we should have gone the strategy of civil unions." Answer:If we stick to the marriage-only strategy that day will not come for another 30-40 years. So, if I live to see it happen, I am now 57, I will say that this long wait would have been cut in half if we had been strategically smart and gone for domestic partnerships first. Yes, marriage equality will be reached much, much sooner if we first achieve domestic partnerships. I have been working on same-sex marital rights since 1983. You can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I run a LGBT fertility service.