Same-Sex Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage

Same-Sex Marriage

Welcome to Beliefnet's coverage of same-sex marriage. Beliefnet is the leading website covering religion and spirituality. Our features about gay marriage discuss these questions: Is marriage a sacrament reserved for a man and a woman? Or is same-sex marriage acceptable in the eyes of God? We also offer political analysis of the debates over gay marriage, personal essays by people on both sides of the issue, and biblical interpretation of same-sex relationships.

Beliefnet brings you discussions and analysis of same-sex marriage from the perspectives of many faiths and spiritual traditions. Please choose a topic below to explore religious views of same-sex marriage.

CHRISTIAN VIEWS OF GAY MARRIAGE

Was Sodom Into Sodomy?

A Christian Bible scholar explores what the Bible says about homosexuality, sodomy, and sin.

My Blessed Gay Marriage

A church blessing may not be a legal marriage, says a gay man, but it is a union in God's eyes. By Macky Alston

What Would Jesus Say About Gay Marriage?

Divorce, not homosexuality, was the deviation that preoccupied him. By Jack Miles

A Catholic Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage

Why we can't redefine marriage. By Charlotte Hays

OTHER RELIGIOUS VIEWS OF GAY MARRIAGE

Is Gay Marriage a Sin?

Homosexuality is a religious sin, not an ethical one, says Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.

Evolving Jewish Thought on Same-Sex Marriage

A Reconstructionist rabbi says Judaism must embrace gay relationships.

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE & POLITICS

A Constitutional Amendment?

Why Americans won't tolerate an amendment banning gay marriage. By Alan Wolfe

Poll: Same-Sex Unions

Should same-sex marriages be recognized by the government? Take the poll.

The New Politics of Gay Rights

Want a clue of how the court ruling will play out politically? Look at partial birth abortion. By Steven Waldman

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