You might think that sexual orientation is a bit more intractable than simply making a choice, like deciding whether to wear black shoes or brown shoes with my new suit. And like an answer to my prayers, there's presidential candidate Michele Bachmann.
How is it that I came out the other side of Gay Pride month more confused then ever? When you're a professional and 36 -- fine, 40 (alright 43!) -- how do you maneuver through the changing gay dating scene?
Gay people have always been around, and in eras when homoeroticism was viewed more matter-of-factly, as in ancient Egypt, various Greek city states, and the Roman Empire, there is evidence of same-sex unions, and perhaps marriage.
Calls for reforming the community's engagement of homosexuality are, I think, having an effect. In my observation, evangelicals increasingly are fed up with the way the Christian church has often spoken to and about gays and lesbians