From the January/February, 2005 issue of Touchstone
marriage sex Rush to Alter by Bryce Christensen

Rush to Alter

How Homosexuals Benefit from the Devolution of Marriage

by Bryce Christensen

Only the ideologically blind would deny that homosexual marriage threatens violence against the moral and legal traditions that have defined wedlock for millennia. Homosexual activists have themselves asserted that they aim at more than a “mere ‘aping’” of heterosexual marriage: They want homosexual marriage to “destabilize marriage’s gendered definition by disrupting the link between gender and marriage.” They thus value the homosexual wedding ceremony in part because of the “transformation that it makes on the people around us.”1

But of all those prai . . .


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