How Legalizing Gay Marriage Also Oppresses Gays

Cranach | 6/12/2018 | Staff
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One of the bêtes noires of the hard, hard left is “heteronormativity,” the view that heterosexual relations, marriage, and child-bearing are “normal,” which means that other lifestyles are not. Now some radicals are criticizing homonormativity, in which gays emulate heterosexual “normalcy” by getting married and having children. By this thinking, legalizing gay marriage is also a way of oppressing gays by making them conform to what heterosexuals do.

From “Homonormativity” in the Wikipedia article for “Heteronormativity“:

Social - Conservatives - Marriage - Nature - Marriage

Social conservatives worry that same-sex marriage changes the nature of marriage. Social radicals worry that same-sex marriage changes the nature of gays. For all of their differences, the two factions agree in opposing gay marriage.

I think that homosexuals have pushed for legalizing same-sex marriage not just to get the right to get married, but to get the social approval that goes with marriage. That is, to gain acceptance and...
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