Same-sex marriage has been legalized in in twenty-seven countries, including the United States, and civil unions are recognized in many Western democracies. Yet same-sex marriage remains banned in many countries, and the expansion of broader lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender LGBT rights has been uneven globally. International organizations, including the United Nations, have issued resolutions in support of LGBT rights, but human rights groups say these organizations have limited power to enforce these newly recognized rights.
A large and growing body of scientific evidence indicates that the intact, married family is best for children. If we were asked to design a system for making sure that children's basic needs were met, we would probably come up with something quite similar to the two-parent ideal. Such a design, in theory, would not only ensure that children had access to the time and money of two adults, it also would provide a system of checks and balances that promoted quality parenting.
Andrew Scheer anti gay marriage video resurfaces and Canadians are angry. Andrew Scheer has some thoughts on gay marriage and they're not going over well with Canadians right now. The Liberals just resurfaced a video of the Conservative leader this morning, and it's stirring up all kinds of controversy.
Stanton and Maier provide clear counter-arguments to those who advocate gay marriage, and they make the well-reasoned case that legalizing this arrangement will very likely be harmful to the larger community and the next generation. Glenn Stanton and Dr. Bill Maier explain: ""Because nature is narrow in its definition of marriage, and for very good reason.
Many views are held or have been expressed by religious organisations in relation to same-sex marriage. Although the majority of world religions oppose to same-sex marriage, the number of religious denominations that are conducting same-sex marriages have been increasing in recent times. Religious views on same-sex marriage are closely related to religious views on homosexuality.
When it comes to gay marriage, the times, they are a-confusing. For instance, we recently overheard some people extolling the virtues of marriage, and how it allowed them to finally join in family gatherings as respectable married people, instead of skulking in as shamefully unmarried partners. They reminisced about the joys of being able to walk up to coworkers and introduce their husbands, the sparkle of their wedding rings legitimizing their socially sanctioned and forever-to-be unions.
The Good Society Lopez While opinion polls have consistently shown most Americans in favor of maintaining current marriage laws, two-thirds of high school seniors and a majority of those in their twenties favor gay marriage. The reason for this divergence is clear.
It can seem like the whole world is having a gay old time, with conservative Christians the only ones refusing to party. It makes us look bad. It ruins our witness.
Support for same-sex marriage has steadily grown over the past 15 years. And today, support for same-sex marriage remains near its highest point since Pew Research Center began polling on this issue. Among people who are religiously unaffiliated, a solid majority have supported same-sex marriage since