Survey questions about whether american society should accept homosexuality often draw different responses depending on the examples mentioned which is an indication of public ambivalence questions that raise the issue of fair treatment typically draw much higher levels of public support. The real reason straight americans can’t accept gay americans and the root of the issue is the childhood ridicule and scorn taught by society against any perceived weakness and femininity yet the average american doesn’t even know any gay person personally we are the boogie man the new punching bag. Today, two-thirds of independents say homosexuality should be accepted by society, while 25% say it should be discouraged just about half of republicans (48%) now say homosexuality should be accepted, a number that has ticked up 15 points from its low 10 years ago.
He refers to the american psychological association's removal of homosexuality from the official list of psychological diseases in 1973 as a rightous act toward accepting homosexuals into american society. Homosexuals attempt to justify their actions by claiming any view different than theirs is 'intolerant' (using their definition) and should therefore be repressed third, with the twisted version of tolerance comes a double standard. A turning point was reached in 1973 when the american psychiatric association removed homosexuality from the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, thus negating its previous definition of homosexuality as a clinical mental disorder. For example, roughly half (51%) of evangelical protestants in the millennial generation (born between 1981 and 1996) say homosexuality should be accepted by society, compared with a third of evangelical baby boomers and a fifth of evangelicals in the silent generation.
The phenomenon of homosexuality in today’s society by paul kokoski one would like to commend nigeria’s house of representatives for voting to ban gay marriage and outlaw any groups actively supporting gay rights. The first thing to note (and, arguably, further discuss) in your paper is the disparity between society's already accepting of homosexuality, and the acceptance of equal marriage. Share of 18-29 year olds agreeing that gay/lesbian couples raising children is a good thing 20% share of americans agreeing gays/lesbians should be legally allowed to adopt 61% share of americans. Regions are ranked by the percentage of yes responses out of the total responses (excluding participants who answered don't know or refused to answer. Home opinions society should homosexuality be socially accepted add a new topic should homosexuality be socially accepted feel, and believe i would suggest renouncing your american citizenship and moving to a place like iran oh wait, sorry iran is that way but against gay rights if you accept gay marriage you have to.
Homosexuality is said to mean a sexual attraction or behavior between members of the same sex or gender moreover, it is not a behavior accepted by most people in the world today due to various reasons or the other. The global divide on homosexuality greater acceptance in more secular and affluent countries overview as the united states and other countries grapple with the issue of same-sex marriage, a new pew research center survey finds huge variance by region on the broader question of whether homosexuality should be accepted or rejected by society. The change toward acceptance of homosexuality began in the late 1980s after years of remaining relatively constant in 1973, 70 percent of people felt same-sex relations are “always wrong,” and in 1987, 75 percent held that view. Is homosexuality (and its suppression) an advantage or disadvantage to society one source points out that in past native american societies, homosexuals were valued members of the tribe and were given specific responsibilities. The idea that freemasonry dictates that members must be “free” enough to accept someone’s sexuality would mean that it must also dictate that some members will not accept homosexuality and both should be ok.
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. Why more americans accept gay marriage than ever jo becker offers perspective on surging acceptance—and continued obstacles—in the fight for marriage equality tanya basu. The following statement and reasons come verbatim from a “friend of the court” brief filed by the us justice institute, along with a legal firm which includes my friend herbert w titus (who brought this to my attention), and others, on behalf of several legal and religious institutes, reagarding the pending homosexual marriage case, obergefell v.
Attitudes of young people toward diversity by michael olander, research assistant, emily hoban kirby, research white african-american hispanic asian-american native american 2 with 60 percent believing society should accept homosexuality graph 5 provides more data on this question when youth know someone who is. If society generally accepted homosexuality as normal and natural, then more youth would choose to be gay or lesbian this would increase the already high numbers of suicides among homosexuals religious liberals generally feel that the high suicide rate is caused by society's oppression of gays and lesbians. 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.
Christianity and homosexuality by matt slick 11/25/08 in this politically correct climate that relinquishes morality to the relativistic whims of society, stating that homosexuals should not marry is becoming unpopular should a woman be allowed to marry another woman should a man be allowed to marry another man. Homosexuality should not be accepted by society, while just 32% say it should be accepted overwhelming majorities in the predominantly muslim countries surveyed also say homosexuality should be rejected, including 97% in jordan, 95% in egypt, 94% in tunisia. Americans still exhibit ambivalence about the overall acceptability of homosexuality in american society today, and substantial numbers of americans continue to say that homosexual relations should be neither acceptable nor legal. Attitudes toward homosexuality have changed in developed societies in the latter part of the 20th century, accompanied by a greater acceptance of gay people into both secular and religious institutions.
A majority of americans are accepting of homosexuality in society, but the levels of tolerance are far greater in many other countries in europe and latin america, a new pew poll has found. 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. American indians treated homosexuals with respect the modern view on homosexuality is actually abnormal most olden cultures accepted, and sometimes even honored homosexuals.