Parenthood is an identity maker. For both of us, it has redefined what gayness means.
It has long been the claim of the Orthodox community that Jewish law does not or should not change to accord itself with the times. Despite this historically questionable insistence on formal continuity, there are ways that prohibitions of sinful behavior can remain on the books unchanged in their form, and still be wholly transformed in their social effect. Greenberg examines these prohibitions in terms of homosexuality and Orthodoxy.