Is gay marriage the ultimate equal relationship?

… The shift to the equal relationship has confused many. Some conservatives think we’ve arrived at what they’ve been dreading since 1963: a sexual era of anything goes. Rush Limbaugh, the American shock jock, grumbled in January that gay marriage was part of “a movement to normalise paedophilia”. That’s a complete misunderstanding. “Free love” isn’t the legacy of the 1960s. The equal relationship is. …

Simon Kuper, FT Magazine