Changing attitudes towards mixed marriages
Date: Saturday 30 October 2021
Time: 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm
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This Presentation is by Gordon Mar, whose parents migrated to Australia in the 1920’s from Zhongshan, Guandong Province, China. Gordon is Australian born and educated, now retired after a was a business career of some 53 years.
Growing up, he was aware that when it came time to marry, his bride should be a Chinese. That was the expectation of his parents and the prevailing attitude amongst Chinese in those days.
Those who dared cross accepted racial boundaries faced hostility and social disapproval. It was however the Australian woman who suffered the opprobrium and the children of those unions who became the innocent sufferers. Thankfully attitudes have changed to-day towards mixed marriages.
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