Same Sex Marriage And Parenting

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Same-Sex Marriage and Parenting

Same-sex marriage and same-sex parenting are comparatively new controversial topics in today’s world and its “mainstream” morality. I was not exposed to any homosexual “lifestyle” while growing up. While I know that I am firmly traditional in my theological views, nevertheless, I firmly believe that traditional marriage and traditional parenting are devotional commitments between a man and a woman. Therefore, same-sex marriage and same-sex parenting are to me, issues concerning a society with strong traditional cultural identities. It seems that homosexuals feel excluded from society because heterosexuals are intolerant of gay cultural practices. I also firmly believe that same-sex couples should not be able to adopt because the homosexuality of the relationship would have an adverse influence and impact on the adopted child. Same-sex couples should not have the legal right to adopt because it limits the children, and their ability to explore and to express their individuality and orientation. What I mean is that, by having same-sex parents, the adopted children are deprived of a fully informed choice to determine decisive roles and sexual orientation. Same-sex couples should have the right to personally express who they are and how they are feeling; however, not through their marriage and adoptive parenting. They lately seem to be obsessed with their world and creating an environment to force us to notice them by their “flamboyant”…

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