Archived from the original on 22 December BVA in French. The situation appears to be different in the case of FtM, who appear to engage in the transition process at a younger age, before becoming parents. Studies led in Europe, in North America and in Anglo-Saxon countries in general have paved the way for new research, that is no longer focused on disproving prejudice, but rather on same-sex families as study objects that could shed light on contemporary transformations of the family.
These fathers wanted their children to be raised by their biological parents, the only ones to be called mom in French, maman and dad in French, papa , even when the mother and the father had partners. I do not mean to say homosexual actions are equal to something like murder, but I am just making a point that the Church guides us apart from our feelings many times, although our feelings are important and need to be dealt with sensitively.
Homosexual behaviour is to do with a confusion of identity; projecting the unmet needs of childhood onto the same sex. Many studies in the social sciences have examined the ways in which gay and lesbian couples negotiate their roles and their identities within their families.
There will be loving, kind people in any church parish, but also cruel and ignorant people. At the time of my conversion to OrthodoxyI did not think about the Orthodox view on homosexuality.