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Reframing the Conversation

Letter to the Editors

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

This appears in the June 2013 issue of Sojourners
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