Do Homosexuals in Canada Want Marriage?

February 8, 2005

Chuck Colson, in this article, asks an intriguing question: “Do homosexual couples in Canada, now that they have the right to marry, actually want to be married?” He is responding to an article in the New York Times by a Canadian author, Clifford Kraus, who has noticed some startling statistics about this first year of legalized marriage for homosexuals. His conclusion:

“Do we want to be like everyone else, behind a white picket fence?” asked Rinaldo Walcott, a sociologist at the University of Toronto. The answer for Mr. Walcott is a defiant no; he warns that marriage could water down gay culture and even provoke tensions between those willing to assimilate into the broader community and those who will not.

“Marriage is not a priority,” he said


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