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homosexual

adjective gay, gay person, homophile, lesbian
Associated concepts: gay marriage, gay rights
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The senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was responding to the Supreme Court's decision of re-examining the constitutional validity of Section 377, a colonial-era law reinstated in 2013, that criminalises homosexuality.
Part biblical study, part memoir, the book explores the treatment of homosexuality in light of the six "clobber" passages that Christians turn to when declaring homosexuality a sin.
In England, Germany or Italy, homosexuality is not taken seriously as an issue, at least not in the dressing room.
The assumption that homosexuality is a result of disturbances in the family dynamic or unbalanced psychological development is based on wrong information.
About 98 percent of people in Nigeria say homosexuality should not be accepted.
According to the daily al-Akhbar on May 9, three other Moroccans from the northern town of Souq al-Arbaa recently received three years in prison for homosexuality.
As shown in the survey by Li (2008), the Chinese public's acceptance of homosexuality is increasing, and younger, unmarried, and better educated Chinese with higher social status and higher incomes and those who live in more prosperous cities have more tolerant attitudes.
The bibliography, broken down by type and discipline, is very useful, as it allows the reader to find further reference or research material related to the many disciplines that intersect with the study of homosexuality, including law, politics, social issues, medical and scientific studies, cultural studies, literature, and memoirs and biographies.
The notion of a cure suggests a second, more insidious reason for caution when we evoke the genetic argument: there's the possibility that homosexuality could be defined as a defect, a disability, or an illness, as it was several decades ago by most psychologists.
In any case, he concludes, the fact of homosexuality appears to be set prior to a child's birth, at least in men.
Both figures discuss their very public declarations of homosexuality and the ripple effect of their actions through politics, religion, and culture.
The CMA authors who do not accept homosexuality as a true identity, nor any support group that conscripts students into accepting homosexuality, do not endorse the "coming out" process promoted by Arbour and Blackburn.