THE EDITOR, Sir:
If homosexuals believe that it is their right to practise this lifestyle and that only the Church is against the practice, they need to think again. In this democratic society, it is the majority that should determine what is acceptable, not the minority, no matter how influential they may be.
Jamaicans have lived with homosexuals (in our communities) for as long as there has been a Jamaica. What is different is the fact that it was once a private matter between consenting adults. Now we are being asked to become involved by recognising the practice as legitimate.
I know that globalisation has influenced our society, and there are increased calls internationally to make anal sex legal. The voice of the majority is being silenced by the hammering of human-rights crusaders.
Gays do not have exclusive power over Jamaica's present and future. It's not their country alone, so spare us the drama.
I have a few questions for our homosexual friends. Why would you choose to have sex in a public toilet? Why would you choose to go into a bar, dressed like a woman, to pick up a man who is clearly not gay? Why, in a gay relationship, one automatically takes on the persona of the female and the other male? Why, when the man is the 'receiver' in the sex role, does he act more like a women and less like a man? Why, when the woman is the 'giver' in the sex role, does she act like a man and less like a woman?
I encourage the churches and Jamaicans, in general, not to allow our country to yield our moral ground.