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homosexual

adjective gay, gay person, homophile, lesbian
Associated concepts: gay marriage, gay rights
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They say, "'gay' rights activists have insisted that at-risk adolescents be turned over to support groups which will help them 'come out.' There is no evidence that participation in such groups prevents the long-term negative consequences associated with homosexual activity.
They said in a joint statement, "What is completely mistaken is the idea of there being an incompatibility between affective maturity and a homosexual orientation.
Educators, homosexuality and homosexual students: Are personal feelings related to professional beliefs?
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).
Since 1980, Father John Harvey, O.S.F.S., has led Courage, a movement he founded in New York, designed to help homosexual people live outside what Harvey terms the "gay and lesbian lifestyle." Courage, endorsed by the Holy See, has 95 chapters worldwide.
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.
However there are other respects in which homosexual lobby groups attempt to go much further than the abrogation of contractual rights and of freedom of association.
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).
Now that we know that homosexuals exist--that they are not just neurotic heterosexuals who need a few jolts of electroshock--the extension of the nuptial contract to them is not a sundering of tradition but an extension of it.