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homosexual

adjective gay, gay person, homophile, lesbian
Associated concepts: gay marriage, gay rights
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There is no evidence that participation in such groups prevents the long-term negative consequences associated with homosexual activity.
The homosexual as cowboy or football star "normalizes" him by removing him from the group that is effeminate and placing him in the group that isn't.
It says that homosexuals "find themselves in a situation that gravely hinders them from relating correctly to men and women" and that "the candidate to the ordained ministry must reach affective maturity.
Twelve individuals would not be comfortable with their clergy being homosexual and nine are unsure how they felt.
One, the historical-critical, claims that the Bible objects only to the kinds of homosexual relationships it knew at that time (cultic, exploitative, commercial, or adult male with adolescent male).
Through either statutes or case law, some states have modified their adoption laws to specifically address homosexual adoption.
Despite this, she was granted custody of the grandchild because the judge felt that she was a better parent than any homosexual could ever be.
One of the first objectives of the homosexual lobby was to prevent "discrimination" against homosexuals.
Finally, the investigators found significant differences in how the three groups reported sexual identity: Bisexually active teenagers indicated a spread of identities (31% heterosexual, 11% homosexual, 35% bisexual and 23% unsure or none), whereas most other students indicated a heterosexual identity (96% and 69% of those reporting heterosexual and homosexual experience, respectively).
But, then, as she writes, Kinsey was "useful in campaigns to gain homosexual rights" (p 362).
LaHaye asked recipients of her fund-raising letter to complete a "National Survey on Homosexual Rights" and send it back to her with a contribution "before homosexuals completely win the cultural war -- and our families have lost.