Critical Studies in Media Communication. Despite these caveats, on questions of LGBT rights, as we will see, differences between official Catholic and evangelical political stands have lessened. The interviews were conducted during May and June, Their statements indicated a belief that homosexuality for all or many gay men and lesbians has to do with wanting to be the other sex or gender.
Such a relationship between causal attributions and attitudes was also found by Weiner et al.
Additionally, some current researchers still advocate positions somewhat reminiscent of eugenics arguments. Journal of Medical Genetics. The vast majority of the public in the vast majority of countries is homophobic, as revealed by surveys asking people how tolerant they are of homosexuals or whether they support same-sex marriage see Table Pretel, Enrique Andres.
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If people live together in a homosexual relationship without being legally married, they do not enjoy the security to protect what they have worked for and saved together. Not registered yet? The seven states with the highest divorce rates between and all had constitutional prohibitions to gay marriage.
Opponents of same sex marriage may argue that it is important for children to have a father and a mother. Should abortion be legal? By Sylvia Smith.
About this book Introduction This book provides a comparative, neo-institutionalist approach to the different factors impacting state adoption of—or refusal to adopt—same-sex marriage laws. National Center for Biotechnology Information , U.
For instance, in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Peru, homo- and transphobic groups have organized massive marches since Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Read More.