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homosexual

adjective gay, gay person, homophile, lesbian
Associated concepts: gay marriage, gay rights
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If General Synod ignores homosexual marriages, should it approve the blessing of homosexual unions?
Is it true to say that the argument that God creates some people as homosexuals or intends some people to be homosexual has no warrant in Scripture?
As Rob Epstein's 1995 documentary The Celluloid Closet and David Johnson's The Lavender Lens: 100 Years of Celluloid Queens (1996) both argue, when they haven't been invisible, homosexuals have usually been treated either as pathetic or despicable.
Unfortunately, a large number of worthy faces would be missing from AI's freedom collage: homosexuals.
George Chauncey's brilliant and often persuasive study of male homosexual relations in early twentieth-century New York was published two years ago on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Stonewall riot that inaugurated the recent gay liberation movement.
Evelyn Hooker, a psychologist who defied conventional wisdom and greatly emboldened the fledgling homosexual rights movement in the 1950s by finding there was no measurable psychological difference between homosexual and heterosexual men, died Monday at her home in Santa Monica.
An increasing number of homosexual men and women in the United States raise children, whether as a result of artificial insemination, adoption, or winning custody of youngsters conceived during previous heterosexual relationships.
Only five out of the sixteen NATO countries have policies specifically restricting homosexuals and two of the five Canada and Australia--are expected to lift their bans on gays in the military in the near future.
Gwen Landolt, the national vice-president of REAL Women of Canada, remarked that "Canada is becoming a repository for people in homosexual relationships," after a lesbian from India received permanent residency status in Canada in less than six months.
Surely there must be compassionate ways to minister to homosexuals while still remaining faithful to Christian teaching about homosexual sex?
Harvey agrees that most homosexuals do not choose their sexual orientation and says it is not Courage's mission to push people to change.
Marriage vows between homosexuals do not have such a purpose.