While it produces more children, the polygamous family invests less in each particular one. While I believe that a strong case against same-sex marriage can be made without the above points — and that we are wiser to present it in such a manner — I also believe that my comments above illustrate the difficulty that a full and rich cultural understanding and practice of marriage has with homosexual practice.
Now, however, many Westerners see marriage in primarily emotional terms.
And they don't have more of a right to speak that anyone else, nor less of a right to speak. But if we are introducing a new institution whereby same-sex people can get married JACKY YI asked: If same-sex marriage is legalized, gender becomes superfluous to a marriage and therefore the wider society's view on roles of man and woman will same sex marriage debate in the philippines affirmative in Albury-Wodonga significantly altered.
Are we OK that there will be a loss in free speech, that there will be a loss in religious freedom? Induring a worldwide church meeting, held in the United StatesFilipino delegates voted in favor of a strengthened ban on LGBT members. While it stigmatized the local homosexual identity, the same colonialism made available a discussion and thus a discursive position which enabled the homosexualized bakla to speak.
Inline Feedbacks. Similarly, while marriage may be religiously derived, it does not stand as a singularly religious institution today, and therefore it need not conform to religious principles. Can a marriage be the context for deep sexual abuse and sin?
Surgical reassignment leave post-operative transsexuals in limbo. Marriage relates us to realities that transcend us and to realities that are quite other to us: to the meaning of our sexed bodies, to the other sex, to the one flesh union of physical intercourse between husband and wife, to the mystery of procreation, to offspring, to the intergenerational and extended reality of the family, and to the God whose image and vocation we express.
This paper is reprinted with permission of the Witherspoon Institute, Princeton, New Jersey, on whose website a version of it first appeared at www. In tackling the divorce culture we need to stress the importance of the duties and roles of both parents and just how necessary it is to guard the integrity and unity of the bond of parenthood.
The two are not the same. Substantive equality relates to, but is not limited to, all those things proposition has just mentioned — equal treatment from the police, from fellow citizens, and from employers.