This is the implication of the musing upon those who transition within marriage. That they haven’t in fact become newly male or female, but remain in their original gender. Which is, of course, transphobia by the standards of some today.
But this is where the Church of England finds itself:
Church of England will condone gay couples for first time – as long as they were man and wife when they took vows
No, that’s not what they’ve done in the slightest.…See More