Yet, although making the school community a truly Christian environment is a crucial goal of the resource guide, he wants us to know (unlike Arbour and Blackburn who want gayness "affirmed" and "accepted") that unless the dangers concerning homosexual
inclination and practice are faced and accompany the Church's sound pastoral teaching and guidance, we will not succeed in meeting the needs of these students.
In a society that desires diversity more than it treasures objective moral truth, the homosexual
cowboy is a symbol few will criticize.
But a statement in the document rejecting "every sign of unjust discrimination" against homosexuals
drew criticism from an Italian Christian gay association and a reform movement called We Are Church.
The instrument used in this study to assess counseling students' attitudes toward bisexuals and homosexuals
was constructed based on existing attitude assessment tools, primarily the HATH (Heterosexual Attitudes Toward Homosexuals
) Scale and the ATLG (Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gays) Scale.
It does not reject this or that kind of homosexual
The recently publicized marriages of gays and lesbians have prompted the church to assert more strongly its position against homosexual
Various arguments have been made against placing children with homosexual
individuals or couples.
Carlos Ball and Janice Farrell Pea surveyed a series of studies from 1978 to 1996 regarding the sexual orientation of children raised by homosexual
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.
But, says Terry, those homosexuals
who sought the help of science and medicine got "the short end of the stick" (p18).
characters, once taboo in television shows and movies, are becoming more visible.
Clinton is the first president to honor homosexual
groups such as the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Teacher's Network (aimed at kids), the first to speak at an event hosted by a homosexual
political group (Human Rights Campaign) and the first to grant an interview to a ``gay'' magazine.
It all started when Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, pressed by conservative talk show host Armstrong Williams, condemned homosexual
activity as a "sin.
It says homosexual
anal and oral sex are misdemeanor crimes that carry maximum penalties of one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Faint, echolike noises generated by the inner ear are louder in heterosexual women than in homosexual
or bisexual women, report researchers from the University of Texas at Austin.