Pssst!! Jane!! We're GETTING our rights recognized more and more every day WITHOUT taking ANYTHING away from ANYONE.<quoted text>
easy, so you can have the rights you whine daily that you don't get...unless thats not what you are really interested in obtaining...
What you're suggesting WOULD take something very important away from a large number of couples that simply should not be asked to give it up.
WHY should they be asked give up the term marriage so that gay couples can be treated equally? Just keep the term marriage and treat gay couples the same.
How easy is that?