One overlooked feature of the marriage equality debate is the level of co-operation it has fostered in the LGBTI community.
Groups and individuals who were once suspicious or openly hostile now sit shoulder to shoulder pressing the case for reform.
I’ve seen Green, Labor and Liberal-aligned gays sink their differences in the pursuit of a common cause.
I’ve seen gays and lesbians make way for bisexual, transgender and intersex people to tell their stories about discrimination, including in marriage.
Rodney Croome AM is the campaign director of Australian Marriage Equality.