The real problem, I think, is that adults are confused. We can add same-sex marriage to the list of things that kids understand easily but many adults do not: iPods, P2P file sharing, Justin Beiber. But while those grown-ups have to admit iPods do in fact exist, many of them deny same-sex marriage — or even romantic love — can ever happen. So of course kids who find it perfectly natural must be awfully mixed up.
"Confused Adults Find Children Confusing"