I'm still learning the new sexual ethics. According to VGR homosexual acts are okay when done by homosexuals, heterosexual acts are okay if one is heterosexual, so where does that leave bisexuals? ed.
from Stand Firm by Greg Griffith:
I keep seeing Gene Robinson one day needing to have someone fit a cork over his dinner fork, like Michael Caine did with Steve Martin in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.
In a section of his New Testament letter to the Romans (1:22-27) dealing with God’s admonitions against same-sex relations, St. Paul was actually writing about heterosexuals who engage in same-sex acts and not homosexuals, said the Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal church.
“We have to understand that the notion of a homosexual sexual orientation is a notion that’s only about 125 years old," Bishop Robinson told CNSNews.com. "That is to say, St. Paul was talking about people that he understood to be heterosexual engaging in same-sex acts. It never occurred to anyone in ancient times that a certain minority of us would be born being affectionally oriented to people of the same sex.”
Right. Paul was writing about heterosexuals. Performing homosexual acts.
Because that's what heterosexuals do. They perform homosexual acts.
See, I thought homosexuals performed homosexual acts. But I guess Paul was saying, "Hey! You straight people! Don't have gay sex!"
No wait - he couldn't have said that, because the very notion that there were a certain minority of people born affectionally oriented to people of the same sex DIDN'T EVEN EXIST. It would have been like talking about iPods or the NBA playoffs.
So what he probably said was, "Hey! You people who are completely normal in every other respect! Stop having non-committed, non-long-term, non-monogamous lascivious relationships with people who have the same genitalia as you!"