Reframing the Conversation

In regard to the debate about same-sex relationships (“Breaking the Impasse”), can we please call the relationship in question same-gender marriage? After years as a pastoral/marriage counselor, I’ve learned that any marriage with sex as the binding principle is doomed. The term “same-gender marriage” is a better description and calms the heavy fear that sex provokes in so many minds. Let’s begin with that small change.

Rev. Robert P. Layne
McPherson, Kansas

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