The Temper of a Revolution

A Review of Making Gay Okay: How Rationalizing Homosexual Behavior Is Changing Everything by Robert R. Reilly

As the demand for acceptance of same-sex marriage marches forward, onlookers are increasingly bewildered over the severe punishments meted out for noncompliance, the case of Aaron and Melissa Klein, who have been fined $150,000 for declining to bake a wedding cake for two women, being but one recent example. In Making Gay Okay: How Rationalizing Homosexual Behavior Is Changing Everything, Robert R. Reilly explains why this is happening.

The divide over same-sex marriage is about a lot more than sex. At root, it's a clash between two fundamentally different perceptions of reality. On one hand is the Natural Law understanding, which stretches back to Aristotle. It sees man...


has a BS in Computer Science and worked in software development with IBM until she hopped off the career track to be a full-time mom. She lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she works as Deputy Editor of Salvo and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #31, Winter 2014 Copyright © 2022 Salvo |


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