The Church of England says it is against gay marriage. Not in my name, says Giles Fraser

I am furious about this ridiculous and unrepresentative statement from the Church of England on gay marriage

The Church of England has spoken. And apparently, we are against gay marriage. We are not “anti-gay”, we hope you understand. After all, as the statement says: “We have supported various legal changes in recent years to remove unjustified discrimination and create greater rights for same sex couples.” Oh, no. We are not homophobic. It’s just that we (the straight religious people) think that if gay people are allowed to get hitched in church then that will ruin things for the rest of us…..

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