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Episcopal Leaders 'Recognize' Same-sex Blessings, But Don't Set Churchwide Standard

Vatican Urges Unity Against Gay Marriages (AP)

Bush Shuns Calls to Legalize Gay Marriage (AP)


OPINION: FOR GAY MARRIAGE

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

The Evolution of a Sacrament
A biblical scholar and Episcopal priest talks about the spiritual side of gay marriage
An interview with L. William Countryman

The Vatican vs. Same-Sex Marriage
Leaving the sacraments would be a huge blow to the soul; but the pope just called my love 'evil.'
By Andrew Sullivan

Homosexuality Is A Religious Sin, Not An Ethical One
Fighting gay sex--or even homosexual unions--only distracts from making straight marriage better
By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Hypocrisy and Homophobia Struck Down
'When we express love in an intimate way with another adult, it has been called illegal, and we were criminals. No more.'
An interview with Rev. Michael Piazza

What's Different about Gay Wedding Ceremonies?
Answer: Nothing.

Heather Turns Ten
The author of "Heather Has Two Mommies," the controversial book for children of lesbian parents looks back

Consequences Unclear
A vote for gay marriage can spur Jewish renewal, as feminism once did, or it can divide Judaism, like another past Reform vote
By Samuel Freedman

No Threat to Marriage
Every marriage faces challenges, but the legal status of gay couples is not among them
By Ben Daniel

Let Us Be Impatient With Prejudice
Vermont's next step should be forward for gays and lesbians
By William Sloan Coffin

OPINION: AGAINST GAY MARRIAGE

Why We Can't Redefine Marriage
By Charlotte Hays

Sex and the Episcopalians
By Diane Knippers

The Love That Won't Keep Quiet
By Charles Colson

A Deviance From God's Norm
Our society has the responsibility and the right to discourage the practice of homosexuality
By Richard Land

Why We Couldn't Get Along
Behind the flap over same-sex unions and a Christian marriage statement
By Richard Land

The Crumbling of Marriage and Culture
Excerpts from letters to supporters by conservative Christian leaders

Protecting Marriage
California voters will decide the future of marriage
By James Dobson

THE POLITICS OF GAY MARRIAGE

White House Word Play
Does Bush's ambiguous phrasing reflect a growing acceptance of gay unions?
By Steven Waldman

Are Gays Winning the Culture Wars?
The Supreme Court sodomy decision is about much more than allowing private consensual sex acts

The New Politics of Gay Rights
Want a clue of how the court ruling will play out politically? Look at parital birth abortion
By Steven Waldman

Are Gays Winning the Culture Wars?
The Supreme Court sodomy decision is about much more than allowing private consensual sex acts

Is America Becoming Less Anti-Gay?
Scholar Alan Wolfe argues a shift in public opinion

What the Vermont Court Has Wrought
Is this the end of marriage as we know it?
By David Orgon Coolidge

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Religious Views of Sodomy
A look at how world religions view non-procreative sexual acts

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