I was surprised that Kevin Rudd came out in favour of same sex marriage. The statement put out on his blog was fairly detailed. There was the personal side behind the move, as well as his Christian theological underpinnings (without mentioning the usual suspect texts), and lastly how he saw a difference between religious and civil marriage. It was also interesting that he defended the idea that family made differently than the typically family unit can also be just as loving.
I think there will be more and more politicians come out on this issues, now Kevin has. It makes me wonder if the blog was a political tactic. It certainly makes Julia our prime minister who traditionally is from the left of her party look isolated. Maybe she to will come out but as an election stunt closer to September.