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Homosexuality is a troubling moral and social phenomenon. Due to benign interpretations of the homosexual condition itself it is increasingly being viewed as something neutral or even good.
Men and women with homosexual tendencies must be accepted with respect, compassion and sensitivity. Nonetheless homosexual acts must be considered wrong and intrinsically disordered. They are contrary to the natural law.
They close the sexual act to the gift of life. They do not proceed from a genuine affective and sexual complementary.
Under no circumstances should they be approved. In the West the legalization of homosexuality has already lead to the destruction of the family unit. Children who have no knowledge of sex are being brainwashed in schools to accept the perversion of homosexual acts as being normal and praiseworthy.
At special risk now is religious freedom. In Canada, Christians are being harassed, threatened, and hauled into court for their biblical and scientifically supported conviction that homosexuality is not normal and that marriage is between one man and one woman.
Homosexual activity is not a complementary union, able to transmit life; and so it thwarts the call to a life of that form of self-giving which the Gospel says is the essence of Christian living. This does not mean that homosexual persons are not often generous and giving of themselves; but when they engage in homosexual activity they confirm within themselves a disordered sexual inclination which is essentially self-indulgent.
There is a lot of misinformation and a distortion of facts disseminated by the press today about homosexuality. The Western media often portrays the homosexual lifestyle and relationships as happy, healthy, and stable.
Homosexuals also have very high rates of sexually transmitted infections such as HIV. Further, many studies show much higher rates of psychiatric illness, such as depression, suicide attempts and drug abuse among homosexuals than among the general population.
And statistics — which compare homosexuals with ethnic minorities exposed to racism — indicate this is not due to homophobia. The homosexual lifestyle is also associated with a shortened life expectancy of up to 20 years. Homosexual behavior is abnormal, immoral and anti-life. It closes the act of sex to the gift of life and is not innate as some believe.
The Bible clearly and unequivocally also condemns homosexual acts Gen 1: In Homosexual activists succeeded in pressuring the American Psychiatric Association APA to remove homosexuality from their official list of mental disorders.
This about face, according to a scientific study by Dr. Satin over, Director of the Durckheim-Gladstone International Center for Quantitative Analysis in Washington, was due to certain bias, false claims, lack of scientific expertise, lack of clinical experience and fabrication of evidence.
The inadequacy of her research was even acknowledged by the journal that published it.The issues that arise in lesbian- and gay-parented families are a function of two things: One is the rich variety of family constellations they comprise, and the other is the fact that they are living in a society which does not yet value rich variety.
Nov 20, · More generally, the current survey of U.S. Jews finds that about eight-in-ten (82%) say homosexuality should be accepted by society, while just 13% say it should be discouraged by society. Eight-in-ten Jews by religion and nine-in-ten Jews of no religion say homosexuality should be accepted by society.
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Free shipping & returns plus same-day pick-up in store. GLobal LGBT Equity is a Social Justice Issue. The United Nations estimates that 78 countries criminalize homosexuality, the United States government to support policies promoting LGBT human rights AND to support LGBT advocates and civil society groups in the U.S.
and globally. Psychology has an important perspective to bring to the topics of marriage and family issues for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
APA has been actively involved in highlighting that perspective through the research-based resolutions, briefs .