For the record, I am not gay, I have no gay relatives and this matter has no direct connection to me at the moment, other than gay marriage has become a major subject of public debate in Australia and seems to be involving very strong emotions on both sides.
In fact, this post was Tsoof’s idea. He came in a couple of days ago and said, “Dad, maybe you should write about the gay marriage thing. It’s all over the news”. So here goes.
Fundamentally, gay people’s sexual preferences are in conflict with Christianity, Judaism and Islam. In democratic countries, although the law may not be directly religious, a religious majority may be able to pass laws to the same effect. That is just the way things are in the world.
But this is not a legal blog.
This is a parenting blog. This is a personal development blog for parents.
If your baby boy posed nude with fireman gear on, would you leave him out in the cold and walk away?
Would you tell your little toddler girl to go and live somewhere else because she wore a boy’s hat?
What if you knew right from the start your cute newborn baby was gay?
Read more about a parenting perspective on gay marriage…