>> More than 20,000 people gathered for the biggest same sex marriage rally in Australian history. The demonstration for LGBT IQ rights was held in Sydney on Sunday. The march began at the steps of the city's town hall and comes as the country starts a postal survey which could make same sex marriage legal.
Supporters clad in rainbow colors filled the heart of the city to insist on equal rights. The country's opposition leader, Bill Shorten, amongst them.>> I am sorry that the Parliament has not already resolved this matter.>>
>> Australia is one of the only developed English-speaking countries not to have legalized same sex marriage. That's despite strong popular support and the backing of a majority of lawmakers.>> Marriage is a civil right.>> The Australian Bureau of Statistics will begin mailing the postal surveys on the 12th of September.