While conservative churches are busy trying to whip up another round of culture wars over same-sex marriage, Rodriguez says the real reason for their panic lies elsewhere: the breakdown of the traditional heterosexual family and the shifting role of women in society and the church itself. As the American family fractures and the majority of women choose to live without men, churches are losing their grip on power and scapegoating gays and lesbians for their failures.Read the rest here ...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Why churches fear gay marriage -- by Richard Rodriguez
A "must read" by Richard Rodriguez in the salon.com archives: