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As Amara Das Wilhelm, a Krishna devotee and founder of GALVA, notes in his book, Tritiya-Prakriti: People of the Third Sex"several Gaudiya Vaishnava authorities emphasize that since everyone passes through various forms, genders and species in a series of lives, we should not judge each other by the material body but view everyone equally on a spiritual plane, and be compassionate as God is.
Evidence suggests children raised by homosexuals are more likely to experience gender and sexual disorders. Palm Beach Post, 24 November Marriages thrive when spouses specialize in gender-typical roles. Download as PDF Printable version.
This would stabilize a significant segment of our society, and we would all of us be better able to acknowledge our diversity. One recent study of civil unions and marriages in Vermont suggests this is a very real concern.
The Orthodox Church believes that homosexual behavior is a sin. Some Christians support religious and legal recognition of same-sex marriages based on a moral commitment to equality, or a belief that "human sexual orientations, whether heterosexual, bisexual or homosexual, are a gift from God", as affirmed by the United Church of Canada's 37th General Council.