Two pew research center surveys -- one of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender adults and the other of the american public -- found a common thread: that society as a whole has become more accepting of gays and lesbians. It is true that pedophilia is not the same thing as homosexuality and we should not be blaming the sexual abuse of children on those priests with a same-sex orientation. The term ‘homosexuality’ was coined in the late 19 th century by a german psychologist, karoly maria benkert although the term is new, discussions about sexuality in general, and same-sex attraction in particular, have occasioned philosophical discussion ranging from plato's symposium to contemporary queer theory since the history of cultural understandings of same-sex attraction is. The homosexuals and lesbians have gained considerable political and social momentum in america they have come out as the term goes, left their closets, and are knocking on the doors of your homes through tv, radio, newspapers, and magazines, they are preaching their doctrine of tolerance. An organization working in support of individuals who have chosen to leave the homosexual lifestyle has filed a lawsuit in washington, dc, alleging its constituents are being subjected to.
The gay movement, whether we acknowledge it or not, is not a civil rights movement, not even a sexual liberation movement, but a moral revolution aimed at changing people's view of homosexuality 10. Laws denying homosexuals the alleged “right” to counterfeit marriage, do not violate the equal protection clause in the constitution, and are likewise appropriately based on the religious view that the homosexual lifestyle is wrong, immoral, and a sin, and damages the foundations of society. However, homosexual relationships are slowly gaining acceptance, as homosexuals have become vocal in fighting their right to marry in the early 90s with an increased in tolerance for homosexuality in the society, the controversy over the legalization of gay marriage has been disputed among people in many nations. Same-sex couples incorrectly assert that they need marriage to gain certain legal rights, such as the right to visit one another in the hospital, but same-sex couples have had hospital visitation rights by new york state statute since 2004.
Not all christians are shifting their attitudes on gay rights, however most mormons and evangelical protestants still say homosexuality should be discouraged by society. Gays thus deserve the right to marry because gay marriage will do nothing to damage or alter that revered institution put differently, the definition of marriage can be expanded without any negative consequences for society. About a year ago, lesbian activist masha gessen disclosed: “it’s a no-brainer that (gays) should have the right to marry i also think equally that it’s a no-brainer that the institution of marriage should not exist fighting for gay marriage generally involves lying about what we’re going to do with marriage when we get there .
Societal attitudes toward homosexuality vary greatly in different cultures and different historical periods, as do attitudes toward sexual desire, activity and relationships in general all cultures have their own values regarding appropriate and inappropriate sexuality some sanction same-sex love and sexuality, while others may disapprove of such activities in part. Attitudes about homosexuality have been fairly stable in recent years, except in south korea, the united states and canada, where the percentage saying homosexuality should be accepted by society has grown by at least ten percentage points since 2007. When we take the issues of homosexuals and married out of the question, the answer seems rather clear - all adult citizens of a country should have equal rights there should not be one group of citizens that are privileged to have some rights that others cannot share in. The aclu believes that sexual orientation and gender identity should not affect a person’s legal ability to be a parent we are fully supported in this belief by reputable child welfare experts and social scientists who study lgbt parenting. Not surprisingly, democrats and democratic leaners were much more open-minded when it came to homosexuality — 83 percent said that homosexuality should be accepted by society and only 13 percent.
Meanwhile, in canada, 80% of those polled said society should accept homosexuality, and 88% of the spanish felt the same that said, there are some obvious blind spots in the map. Same-sex rights in canada have come a long way since 1965 that year, the supreme court of canada upheld a ruling that labelled everett klippert a dangerous sexual offender and threw him in. The resolution states that homosexuality should not be permitted, with homosexuality defined here as erotic activity with another of the same sex while my opponent may wish to speak out against gay marriage, divorce, and adoption, these areas have no relevance to the actual resolution. Legal recognition of homosexual unions or placing them on the same level as marriage would mean not only the approval of deviant behaviour, with the consequence of making it a model in present-day society, but would also obscure basic values which belong to the common inheritance of humanity.
Since sexual orientation is not a conscious choice, our society should not ignore but to accept, respect homosexuality, and our law should not discriminate against those people by taking away their freedom, benefits and rights to pursue happiness in a civil union. Homophobia is wrong so should not be used against gay adoption couples from ethnic minorities are not barred from adoption even in racist areas only through the full inclusion of gays in society and all its institutions can we hope to overcome prejudice. Homosexual unions should have their own word to express that relationship, which is unique and very special to them, and not 'marriage' i agree too that any taboos regarding incest, for example, need not apply to civil unions, and that sibling relationships could also be given similar rights, such as inheritance rights. Shamus khan is a sociologist at columbia university whose work focuses on elites he is the author of privilege (2011), and his writing has appeared in the new yorker and time magazine among others he lives in new york.
Equal rights for gays and lesbians would protect their behavior their argument does not really hold water, because religion has always been a protected class in civil rights law religion is very definitely a choice, and a changeable factor in a person's life. The respondents of this study include 25 lesbians, 25 gays, 25 parents of either lesbian or gay, and 25 individuals who have gay/ lesbian friends they will be asked regarding attitudes and behaviours of homosexuals which contribute to their level of acceptance in the society.