Why Most Christians Think Homosexuality is a SinIt's a warm summer evening in ancient Greece...Why Most Christians Think Homosexuality is a Sin by dadona777
No, scratch that. It's mid-May in Rome in the year 390, and you're a Roman emperor about to make one of the biggest mistakes in history: pass a law that would forbid gay marriage under penalty of death by burning at the stake. This document would permanently change the lives of millions of homosexual men and women over 1600 years into the future. From now on, they would be called "sodomites," "unnatural," "abominations," and all other derogatory words associated with homosexuals today.
What was life like before 390? Well for one, no one gave two craps about gay people. Sure some thought they were weird and unusual, but homophobia, or rather "anti-homosexuality," wasn't nearly as common as it is now. In fact, the ancient people were more preoccupied with what these strange people were instead of what they were doing.
The Greeks and Romans called them eunuch, meaning "keeper of the bed." A eunuch by definition was someo